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October 15, 2021

Ublituximab Improves Functional MS Score: New ULTIMATE Analysis Ublituximab Improves Functional MS Score: New ULTIMATE Analysis

New data from two phase 3 studies found that in patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), the new anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody drug, ublituximab, is […]
October 14, 2021

Cortical Lesions Predict Risk for Secondary Progressive MS Cortical Lesions Predict Risk for Secondary Progressive MS

The number of cortical lesions at baseline may indicate a patient’s risk of developing secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), according to new research. Cortical lesions also […]
October 13, 2021

COVID-19 Vax in MS: Lower Response on Certain Medications COVID-19 Vax in MS: Lower Response on Certain Medications

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. New data on COVID vaccination in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients has shown […]
October 13, 2021

Pandemic Data Challenges Infection Link to Guillain-Barré Pandemic Data Challenges Infection Link to Guillain-Barré

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Armed with pediatric data from the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of researchers […]
October 12, 2021

AAN Blasts ‘Runaway’ Neurology Drug Costs AAN Blasts ‘Runaway’ Neurology Drug Costs

A new position statement from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and other organizations warns soaring prices for neurologic and other prescription medications is leading to […]
October 11, 2021

Double Antiglutamate Therapy ‘Promising’ for Status Epilepticus Double Antiglutamate Therapy ‘Promising’ for Status Epilepticus

Sustained, intensive therapy with two antiglutamatergic drugs is superior to standard aggressive treatment for postanoxic super-refractory status epilepticus (SRSE), new research suggests. In a retrospective cohort […]
October 11, 2021

Genetic Testing Valuable in the Clinical Management of Epilepsy Genetic Testing Valuable in the Clinical Management of Epilepsy

Genetic testing in patients with epilepsy can yield useful information that informs treatment and improves seizure control and other outcomes, new research shows. Results of a […]
October 8, 2021

Salty Foods Right Before Bed Might Disrupt Sleep Salty Foods Right Before Bed Might Disrupt Sleep

If eating certain things ― like pizza or French fries ― makes it impossible to sleep at night, it might be because the hefty dose of […]
October 8, 2021

Saccular Aneurysm No Bar to Thrombolysis in Ischemic Stroke Saccular Aneurysm No Bar to Thrombolysis in Ischemic Stroke

Intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) seems to be relatively safe for acute ischemic stroke patients who have even larger-sized saccular unruptured intracranial aneurysms (UIAs), a Finnish study suggests. […]
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