Saturday, October 20, 2007

Small Study Shows Smoking May Worsen MS, UK
Medical News Today Fri, 19 Oct 2007 2:18 AM PDT
New research carried out at the Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Centre at the University of Buffalo in America has shown that smoking may increase the degree of disability in people who have multiple sclerosis (MS).The study of 253 people with MS shows that smokers had significantly higher levels of disability and lower brain volume than the non-smokers as measured by MRI brain scans. [click link ...
Fluoxetine Shows Promise in Multiple Sclerosis
Medscape (subscription) - USA
To test their hypothesis, Dr. Mostert's team enrolled 40 patients (age 18 - 65 years) with relapsing-remitting or relapsing secondary progressive MS in a ...
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Health Tip: Living With MS
HealthDay via Yahoo! News Fri, 19 Oct 2007 6:00 AM PDT
(HealthDay News) - Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system, causing nerve damage that tends to worsen over time.

Genzyme Rises on Promising Campath Data
xconomy - USA
It was a down day for the market, but Genzyme (NASDAQ: GENZ) shares had a nice pop on news that the company’s leukemia drug Campath had proven more ...
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Genzyme New Leukemia Drug Also Treats MS
Forbes - NY,USA
On Monday biotechnology company Genzyme said that a Phase II trial showed that its leukemia drug Campath was better at treating multiple sclerosis than ...
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ACOR: Mayo Clinic Researchers Present Positive Preclinical Data re ...
Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA
The Company's lead clinical product, Fampridine-SR, is in a Phase 3 clinical trial to evaluate its safety and efficacy in improving walking ability in ...
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