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A board to discuss the newly-released drug Tysabri, (formerly known as Antegren) as a treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

Tysabri every eight weeks may cut PML risk

Preliminary findings from an ongoing study of multiple sclerosis patients suggest the dosing interval for Tysabri can be as much as doubled from the label-recommended standard without sacrificing efficacy, and with potentially less risk of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) -- even among patients with more than average PML risk, researchers claim... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Researchers reveal treatment for rare brain disease

Researchers reveal treatment for rare brain disease

The discovery that specific antibodies play a key role in combating the viral infection progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), a vaccine against the disease could now be developed, say researchers.... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Study claims Tysabri improves cognitive impairment

Researchers in Italy have published findings claiming Tysabri (natalizumab) can improve cognitive impairment in patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) over the course of at least three years..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/tysabri
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Insurance plan cover monthly Tysabri infusion cost

Hello All

I have been diagnosed with RRMS and having monthly infusion of Tysabri since last two years.
I got to work in new project in USA starting from next month.
I have read about the high cost of Tysabri dose in USA, I am in UK where its covered by NHS.

Can anyone please let me know if
1) Can I obtain a insurance cover upon arrival to USA that reduces monthly cost of ...
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Tysabri

Hi, I'm new to this! discovered this site by accident.
What is the longest anyone has been on Tysabri?
I have been getting it for 7-8 years.
Thoughts?
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Tysabri review launched in Europe

In light of growing evidence, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has been asked to launch a review of the multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri to assess whether advice on managing known risks for progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) should be revised.... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/tysabri
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Low immune system help?

I am not sure how taking tysabri affects us as far as getting infections , flus etc. Have we got no immune system at all or is it just very low?
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Increasing Tysabri dosing interval may cut PML risk

Freedom from relapse was maintained in multiple sclerosis patients on Tysabri who received the infusion drug less frequently than the recommended 4-week interval, with lower risk of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), preliminary results from an ongoing analysis have indicated...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/tysabri
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Extending natalizumab up to eight weeks ‘safe and effective’

In a study of 1,964 patients with multiple sclerosis, researchers at the NYU Langone Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center found that extending the dose of natalizumab from four weeks up to eight weeks was shown to be well-tolerated and effective in patients, and resulted in no cases of the potentially fatal side effect progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/tysabri


Tsabri creator is devising a new drug

Tysabri creator Lawrence Steinman of Stanford University has designed a new drug. It is based on 2 studies he published in the US's top journal Science, in which he showed that Alzheimers amyloid. Given systemically to,paralyzed MS mice, had them walking. Amyloid is apparently a potent inflammatory. See http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/art ... rs-heal-ms for links to the papers.
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