Thursday, February 28, 2008

Stopping MS

Stopping MS
WFTV 9 Orlando Thu, 28 Feb 2008 12:17 PM PST
About 400,000 Americans have multiple sclerosis, a debilitating disease that causes difficult walking and an inability to control breathing. But doctors are testing a new drug that could stop the disease in its tracks. VIDEO: Stopping MS
HEALTH NOTES
Richmond Times-Dispatch Wed, 27 Feb 2008 9:24 PM PST
"Diabetic Dining Made Easy" will be offered Wednesday, and April 2 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and again April 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at VCU Women's Health Care, 9000 Stony Point Parkway. The cost is $35. Elizabeth Horn of Disability Benefits Assistance will speak at the Hanover Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meeting today at 7 p.m. at Commonwealth Wholesale Inc., 10085 Leadbetter Place, Ashland.


Multiple Sclerosis, Cannabinoids, and Cognition
Journal of Neuropsychiatry (subscription) - USA
79 This review also reported that chronic progressive multiple sclerosis patients display maximal deficits on frontal-executive tasks, whereas patients with ...
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Tysabri

Thursday Newspaper Review - Irish Business News and International ...
FinFacts Ireland - Ireland
A total of 21100 multiple sclerosis patients were being treated with Tysabri early last month. The company recently received permission from the FDA to ...
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Tysabri May Cause Significant Liver Injury
Medscape (subscription) - USA
February 27, 2008 — Significant liver injury has been reported in some patients receiving treatment with natalizumab (Tysabri, Biogen Idec, Inc), ...
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Biogen warns of liver damage risk from Tysabri Mass High Tech: The ...
Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA
Last month, the FDA approved the Tysabri as a treatment for a chronic inflammatory condition called Crohn's disease. The treatment was previously approved ...
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Wednesday's Health Winners & Losers
TheStreet.com - USA
Biogen IdecBIIB and ElanELN lost ground after the FDA posted a letter to doctors warning about the effects of the companies' multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri ...
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Biogen's Tysabri May Cause Liver Injury, US Says (Update3)
Bloomberg - USA
s multiple sclerosis medicine Tysabri may harm the liver within six days of the first dose, US regulators said, urging doctors to warn patients about the ...
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Hepatoxicity Warning Added to Natalizumab (Tysabri) Label
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
27 -- The multiple sclerosis drug natalizumab (Tysabri) may cause clinically significant liver injury, which can occur as early as six days after the ...
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Shares of Biogen and Elan fall on reports of liver damage in ...
International Herald Tribune - France
The companies issued a warning to doctors that signs of liver injury appeared in patients as early as six days after first taking Tysabri. ...
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Biogen's Tysabri May Cause Liver Injury, US Says (Update2)
Bloomberg - USA
s multiple sclerosis medicine Tysabri may cause significant liver injury within six days of the first dose, US regulators said. Patients should stop taking ...
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Biogen, Elan warn of liver injury from Tysabri
Reuters - USA
Signs of liver damage occurred in some patients as early as six days after their first dose of Tysabri, the companies said in their letter. ...
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Biogen, Elan warn of liver injury risks w/Tysabri in letter posted ...
CNNMoney.com - USA
'In some patients, liver injury recurred upon rechallenge, providing evidence that Tysabri caused the injury.' Any patients exhibiting signs of jaundice or ...
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Elan's credit rating outlook raised to positive by Moody's ...
CNNMoney.com - USA
Moody's Analyst Michael Levesque said other positive developments for the drugmaker include the recent US Food and Drug Administration approval of Tysabri ...
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Acorda Therapeutics Q4 Loss Widens On Expenses
RTT News - Williamsville,NY,USA
We also initiated investments for the commercialization of Fampridine-SR, if approved.” As of December 31, 2007, Acorda held cash, cash equivalents and ...
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Acorda Therapeutics Announces Acquisition of Aminopyridine and Pre ...
FOXBusiness - USA
Acorda Therapeutics is a biotechnology company developing therapies for spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and related nervous system disorders. ...
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Novartis premium threatened by sparse new drugs
Guardian Unlimited - UK
It lacks any obvious billion-dollar seller candidates with the possible exception of FTY720 for multiple sclerosis. Chairman and Chief Executive Daniel ...
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Cytomegalovirus Infection in Paediatric Haemopoietic Stem Cell ...
Irish Medical Journal - Dublin,Ireland
The pan T-cell antibody Campath was incorporated into conditioning regimens for patients undergoing unrelated transplants. Three patients had ex vivo T-cell ...
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NeoStem Reports Positive Stem Cell Industry Research Trends From ...
Earthtimes - London,UK
... multiple sclerosis and arthritis. More than 500 of these are for autologous use, meaning the stem cells come from your own body for your own use. ...
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Acute and Chronic Lyme Disease: Controversies for Neuropsychiatry
Journal of Neuropsychiatry (subscription) - USA
Small areas of abnormality in the white matter that are hyperintense on T2W MRI, similar to those seen in multiple sclerosis, may be present. ...
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Chef With Multiple Sclerosis Uses Culinary Skills And Passion For Golf To Support National MS Society Michigan Chapter
Medical News Today Thu, 28 Feb 2008 2:05 AM PST
The first thing that Chef Bill Pikarski wants you to know is that Multiple Sclerosis is not a death sentence. Nor does it mean that you cannot live a full, rewarding life. After being diagnosed with MS in August of 2002, Pikarski went through a period of depression and denial. Two things helped change his outlook: The National Multiple Sclerosis Society and golf.

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