Neuroscience

Rituximab tops other disease-modifying tx options in MS

(HealthDay)—Rituximab has better efficacy and lower discontinuation rates than other disease-modifying treatment (DMT) choices for newly diagnosed relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), according to a study published ...

Medications

Dimethyl fumarate linked to development of PML

(HealthDay)—An active ingredient in some psoriasis and multiple sclerosis medications, dimethyl fumarate, has been linked to two cases of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), according to two letters published ...

Medications

Dimethyl fumarate for MS: Added benefit is not proven

Dimethyl fumarate (trade name: Tecfidera) has been approved since January 2014 for adults with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the Act on the Reform of the Market ...