New oral drugs hailed for treating MS

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New oral drugs hailed for treating MS

Postby MSUK » Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:03 am

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For decades, research into treatments for multiple sclerosis has plodded forward, making slow but significant gains in improving the lives of people with the degenerative nerve disorder.

That steady but slow pace made the speed at which progress occurred in the past year nearly breathtaking, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approving a number of new breakthrough drugs for people with MS.

Nicholas LaRocca, vice president of health-care delivery and policy research for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, said that 2010 was "an unprecedented year for MS, both in terms of the many developments that are in the pipeline as well as drugs that have come to market."... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... pageid/683
MS-UK - http://www.ms-uk.org/
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Re: New oral drugs hailed for treating MS

Postby sou » Tue Feb 01, 2011 4:35 am

For decades, research into treatments for multiple sclerosis has plodded forward, making slow but significant gains in improving the lives of people with the degenerative nerve disorder.


Really?!?!?!?! Where was I?


Nicholas LaRocca, vice president of health-care delivery and policy research for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, said that 2010 was "an unprecedented year for MS


Especially for those that don't have it but make money out of it...
Shortest joke: "We may not be able to cure MS but we can manage its symptoms."
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Postby Leonard » Tue Feb 01, 2011 6:14 am

another potential new oral drug: http://www.stemnow.com/?p=73

THIS IS BIG PROGRESS!

see also the link to Metformin in several of the last postings on

http://www.thisisms.com/ftopict-15188.html
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