|How A Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis Put My Marriage In Perspective|
My eye, a victim of optic neuritis, went dark and blind. My body, strong from the steroids but weak once they wore off, became a stranger to me. I suddenly noticed the tremors in my hand and the way my leg would suddenly become numb in the morning.
Huffington Post - Sun, 09 Feb 2014 10:57
|Taking a different approach to healthcare helps Ms sufferer|
Ann had first shown signs of the illness 30 years ago when she had suddenly lost vision in one of her eyes – a condition known as optic neuritis. After six months she got her vision back, but doctors were unable to determine what had caused the ...
Bakewell Today - Wed, 19 Feb 2014 01:31
|Cyclists team up as 'Annie's Army' in Oviedo to support friend with multiple ...|
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society claims that about 66 percent of people with MS will have at least one episode of optic neuritis - the inflammation of the optic nerve that can cause loss of vision - in their lives, and it is often the first ...
Seminole Chronicle - Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:22
|Dyax Corp. (DYAX) news: Dyax's CEO Discusses Q4 2013 Results - Earnings ...|
And then in addition to these Phase 3 programs in the portfolio, we anticipate data readouts this year from our licensees, Biogen Idec for their lingo trial in acute optic neuritis and for Merrimack with their MM-121 trial in breast cancer. For Dyax ...
Seeking Alpha - Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:45
|MSAA's 2014 “MS Research Update” Highlights New Multiple Sclerosis ...|
Researchers are still studying erythropoietin, both on its own and as an adjunct treatment for optic neuritis. Another drug emulating the body's own protein production is Idebenone (Catena®, Sovrima®), a drug similar to coenzyme Q10, which is produced ...
BioNews Texas - Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:17
|Biogen Idec Inc's Fortress Is Pricey Real Estate|
A phase 2 study in optic neuritis is more of a "proof of biology" study at this point, but if BIIB 033 shows efficacy in remyelination for MS patients and has a tolerability profile that promotes combo therapy, this could be a multibillion dollar ...
DailyFinance - Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:37
|Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc (QCOR) news: Questcor Pharmaceuticals' CEO ...|
... MS, rheumatology and pulmonology. We are currently sponsoring investigator initiated studies in optic neuritis and will consider expanding our commercial efforts into additional on-label indications of ophthalmology and dermatology at the ...
Seeking Alpha - Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:45
|Walk Softly, and Carry Big Sticks: An MS Winter Survival Guide|
Repeated attacks of optic neuritis have caused thinning of the retina in both of my eyes. The unrelenting glare from snow can quickly become uncomfortable and potentially damaging. Neuro-Ophthalmologists recommend the use of polarized lenses in ...
Everyday Health - Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:25