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New finding will help target MS immune response

Researchers have made another important step in the progress towards being able to block the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) […]

Not so bleak outlook for MS, but treatments need vigilance

Advances in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis have been good news for patients, but side effects and risks mean that […]

GP Q/A: What is causing the changes in my sense of smell?

Reader question: Hi Dr Joe I’ve heard many stories about loss of smell. I’ve had this for a few years now, […]

Exercise bike pedals hope for people with MS

Researchers from the University of Sydney have designed an innovative exercise system that allows people with multiple sclerosis to workout […]

Multiple Sclerosis (Video)

Transcript Hello. I’m Dr Elizabeth McDonald, Rehabilitation Physician and Medical Director of Multiple Sclerosis Society Victoria and New South Wales. […]
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Multiple sclerosis (MS)

Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system. In MS, multiple areas of demyelination within the brain and spinal cord cause conduction problems within the CNS.

Avonex

Generic Name: Interferon beta-1a Product Name: Avonex Indication Avonex belongs to a class of medications called interferons. It is used […]

Betaferon

Generic Name: interferon beta-1b (rbe) Product Name: Betaferon Indication: What Betaferon is used for Single clinical event indicating high risk […]

Copaxone

Copaxone (glatiramer acetate) is used for the management of multiple sclerosis (MS). It reduces the number of relapses in relapsing remitting MS.

Rebif

Generic Name: Interferon beta-1a Product Name: Rebif Indication Rebif belongs to a class of medications called interferons. It is used […]