NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Multiple sclerosis (MS), a progressive disease that affects 2.8 million people worldwide and for which there is no definitive cure, is likely caused by infection with...

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have developed a new method to separate between two different types of a common herpes virus (HHV-6) that has been linked to multiple sclerosis. By analyzing antibodies...

First patient-derived, disease-specific stem cells in microgravity to advance understanding of neurodegenerative disease The National Stem Cell Foundation (NSCF) announced yesterday that research teams...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Mayzent (siponimod) tablets to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), to include clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting...

The Herpes Virus family consist of a number of viruses–herpes simplex-1 and 2, cytomegalovirus (CMV), Varicella Zoster Virus (VSV) and Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV). EBV infects about nine out of 10...

First in some troubling news out of Europe, The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled last Wednesday that vaccines can be blamed for causing illnesses even if there is no scientific proof...

On March 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) to treat adult patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS)....

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zinbryta (daclizumab) for the treatment of adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Zinbryta is a long-acting injection that is self-...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first generic version of Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection), used to treat patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Sandoz...

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Approximately half of the more than 1,300 potential participants surveyed in the Minnesota Medical Cannabis program reported their qualifying condition as multiple sclerosis (MS) or severe muscle spasms. The...