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Fingolimod cuts multiple sclerosis relapses in pediatric patients

(HealthDay)—Among pediatric patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis, fingolimod is associated with a lower rate of relapse but a higher rate of serious adverse events than interferon beta-1a, according to a study published ...

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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 ...

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Researchers find MS drug erases painful memories in mice

(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers working at Virginia Commonwealth University in the U.S. has found that giving fingolimod, a drug normally used to treat Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in people, to mice, caused them to lose ...