Low Vitamin D is Linked to Severe Acute Optic Neuritis in Multiple Sclerosis
vitamin D metabolism For the approximately 15-20% of multiple sclerosis patients with acute optic neuritis (AON), lack of vitamin D may be partly responsible. A new study published in Neurology identified a link between vitamin D levels and AON severity.
Multiple Sclerosis News Today - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:45

New Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis Can Be Expected
"Patients can develop loss of vision in one eye, they develop numbness which is called optic neuritis," said Gerber. Neurologist Dr. Alan Gerber and researcher Dr. Dorina Avram are specialists and researching new treatment modalities for multiple ...
TWC News - Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00

Company Update: Biogen Idec Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) – Biogen Idec Names ...
The company's Phase II clinical trial products include Anti-LINGO for optic neuritis; STX-100 for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; Neublastin for neuropathic pain; and ANTI-TWAEK for lupus nephritis. Its Phase I clinical trial products comprise BIIB037 ...
Jutia Group - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:41

Market Update: Biogen Idec Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) – Biogen wins U.S. approval of ...
The company's Phase II clinical trial products include Anti-LINGO for optic neuritis; STX-100 for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; Neublastin for neuropathic pain; and ANTI-TWAEK for lupus nephritis. Its Phase I clinical trial products comprise BIIB037 ...
Jutia Group - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:26

Results of pending MS trial may show whether Biogen has another blockbuster
The first of those, in patients with acute optic neuritis (inflammation of the optic nerve), will likely have results early next year, said O'Neill. While that trial is not in MS patients, the results could be a strong indicator of the success of the ...
Boston Business Journal (blog) - Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:25

Dr. Jeff Hersh: What is Devic's disease?
Vision loss (sometimes only color vision is lost) and even blindness (which can be rapid in onset) from optic neuritis; a presenting symptom in almost half of patients. * Weakness and even paralysis of the arms and/or legs (depending on what area of ...
Wicked Local Sherborn - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:06

Nursing Grad Had 'Amazing Journey' Not Without Struggle
Two semesters later, she encountered a setback when she lost vision in her right eye due to optic neuritis—a diagnosis that puts her at a 50 percent chance of later developing multiple sclerosis. Shoup asked only for a week-long extension to adjust to ...
University of Cincinnati - Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:07

Stock Update: Biogen Idec Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) – Regulus Enters Into New ...
The company's Phase II clinical trial products include Anti-LINGO for optic neuritis; STX-100 for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; Neublastin for neuropathic pain; and ANTI-TWAEK for lupus nephritis. Its Phase I clinical trial products comprise BIIB037 ...
Jutia Group - Tue, 05 Aug 2014 07:13


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