1/5 of children with MS fail to respond to first-line meds

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1/5 of children with MS fail to respond to first-line meds

Postby MSUK » Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:04 am

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Researchers from the National Network of Pediatric MS Centers of Excellence, in the first retrospective study of the response of children with multiple sclerosis to standard, or first-line, therapies, found that one-fifth of patients involved in the review required “second-line” treatments.

Results of the study, published online first in the December 2010 issue of the Archives of Neurology, also reported that Hispanic children with MS were more likely to experience “break-through disease” while receiving first-line therapies than non-Hispanic children.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1408
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