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  • COVID-19 ICU Drug Shortages Redressed, But Only in Part

    most urgently on the ICU sedative propofol. "With the increased demand for this drug and the number of COVID-19 positive patients needing ventilators, we can only anticipate that this will soon be in shortage," the group said in an open letter to the...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/10545-covid-19-icu-drug-shortages-redressed-but-only-in-part
  • Seizures and COVID-19

    of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, who was not involved with the case. "The importance of this case is that all patients who present with unmasking of seizures in the setting of exposure to the virus should be tested for SARS-CoV-2 during the...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/seizures-and-covid-19
  • DOES IMMUNOSUPPRESSION PROTECT YOU FROM SEVERE COVID-19?

    on the 4th April 2020 from the UK’s Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre suggests it may. When comparing 2249 patients admitted to ITU in the UK with severe COVID-19 the proportion of immunocompromised patients was 3.7x lower than the...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/does-immunosuppression-protect-you-from-severe-covid-19
  • Ofatumumab Under Review for Relapsing Forms of Multiple Sclerosis - Monthly Prescribing Reference

    a CD20-directed cytolytic monoclonal antibody, with teriflunomide, a pyrimidine synthesis inhibitor, in 1882 adult patients with RMS. Patients were randomized to receive ofatumumab 20mg subcutaneously once monthly or oral teriflunomide 14mg once daily....

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/ofatumumab-under-review-for-relapsing-forms-of-multiple-sclerosis-monthly-prescribing-reference
  • Lower LDL Longer Is Better for Stroke Prevention

    to urgent coronary or carotid revascularization, or death from cardiovascular causes of 9.6% compared with 12.9% for patients randomized to a 90-110 mg/dL target (P=0.019). That hazard ratio of 0.74 at a median 5.3 years of follow-up was just slightly...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/lower-ldl-longer-is-better-for-stroke-prevention
  • Link between gut flora and multiple sclerosis discovered

    synthase. This enzyme is formed in human cells as well as in bacteria frequently found in the gastrointestinal flora of patients suffering from multiple sclerosis. "We believe that the immune cells are activated in the intestine and then migrate to the...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/8746-link-between-gut-flora-and-multiple-sclerosis-discovered
  • Northwestern Medicine study finds that stem cell transplants can reverse autoimmune diseases - The Daily Northwestern

    is capable of reversing autoimmune diseases like neuromyelitis optica, an aggressive neurological disease that causes many patients to lose their sight and ability to walk within five years following diagnosis. Formerly classified as a subtype of...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/9080-northwestern-medicine-study-finds-that-stem-cell-transplants-can-reverse-autoimmune-diseases-the-daily-northwestern
  • Researchers identify genes linked to most severe symptoms of multiple sclerosis

    single out these genes -- known to be integral in the development of the brain and immune systems -- by using DNA from MS patients along with high-tech retinal scanning. If further studies confirm the researcher's findings, reported in the September...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/9139-researchers-identify-genes-linked-to-most-severe-symptoms-of-multiple-sclerosis
  • CareCentrix Releases New Series of #CareTalk Podcasts and Videos Shot Live at HLTH - P&T Community

    to care, specifically patient transportation. Brownstein's company, Circulation, provides on-demand transportation for patients without access to rides, so they can make their appointments and receive the care they need. Dekel Gelbman, founding CEO of...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/9188-carecentrix-releases-new-series-of-caretalk-podcasts-and-videos-shot-live-at-hlth-p-t-community
  • Potential genetic markers of multiple sclerosis severity

    single out these genes -- known to be integral in the development of the brain and immune systems -- by using DNA from MS patients along with high-tech retinal scanning. If further studies confirm the researcher's findings, reported in the September...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/9196-potential-genetic-markers-of-multiple-sclerosis-severity
  • EMA committee recommends caution in use of tofacitinib owing to increased risk of blood clots - The Pharmaceutical Journal

    tofacitinib (Xeljanz; Pfizer) could increase the risk of blood clots in the lungs and should be used with caution in all patients already at high risk. Tofacitinib is indicated for moderate-to-severe active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in patients who have...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/9326-ema-committee-recommends-caution-in-use-of-tofacitinib-owing-to-increased-risk-of-blood-clots-the-pharmaceutical-journal
  • What Happened With a Once-Promising Alzheimer's Drug

    first BACE inhibitor to fail at slowing Alzheimer's disease: a phase III trial of verubecestat in prodromal Alzheimer's patients also had been terminated for futility, while a preliminary report of atabecestat showed the drug was linked to worse...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/9396-what-happened-with-a-once-promising-alzheimer-s-drug
  • Dementia Linked to Previous Migraine History

    Migraine patients had a higher rate of subsequent dementia than people who did not have a history of migraine, a population-based longitudinal study in Denmark showed. People who had a hospital diagnosis of migraine in midlife -- at ages 31 to 58 --...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/dementia-linked-to-previous-migraine-history
  • U.K. to roll out the largest genetic study on chronic fatigue syndrome

    find effective treatments. The ME/CFS Biomedical Partnership spearheads the study, in collaboration with scientists and patients who have ME/CFS. By Angela Betsaida B. Laguipo, BSNJun 24 2020 Fatigue is the feeling of constant tiredness or weakness,...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/u-k-to-roll-out-the-largest-genetic-study-on-chronic-fatigue-syndrome
  • Severe COVID-19 in Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Disability Status, Age, Obesity

    Hoffman Published: July 01, 2020 Céline Louapre, MD, PhD In a recent attempt to understand the risk factors involved for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) to possibly develop a severe form of the novel COVID-19 infection, results suggest that...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/severe-covid-19-in-multiple-sclerosis-linked-to-disability-status-age-obesity
  • No One Is Supporting the Doctors - The Atlantic

    A NY Doctor’s Warning Health-care systems in America do not support physicians and do not support the most vulnerable patients. Physicians are seen as upwardly mobile and willing to pay the price of unacceptably low residency pay and backbreaking work...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/10590-no-one-is-supporting-the-doctors-the-atlantic
  • Food allergies linked to increased disease activity in multiple sclerosis

    Food allergies are associated with heightened levels of disease activity in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), shows research published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. Allergic patients had more relapses and greater...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/4690-food-allergies-linked-to-increased-disease-activity-in-multiple-sclerosis
  • Aubagio (teriflunomide)

    warnings. A boxed warning is the most serious warning from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It alerts doctors and patients about drug effects that may be dangerous. Severe liver damage. Aubagio can cause severe liver problems, including liver...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/8433-aubagio-teriflunomide
  • Seizures and COVID-19

    of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, who was not involved with the case. "The importance of this case is that all patients who present with unmasking of seizures in the setting of exposure to the virus should be tested for SARS-CoV-2 during the...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/10656-seizures-and-covid-19
  • Why These Athletes Went Ahead With Their Elective Surgeries

    surgeries because his state and HCA Healthcare, which provided the site, had sanctioned them and because he believes his patients needed them. "You have to look at each case individually," said Meister, who has been a team physician for the MLB's Texas...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/10652-why-these-athletes-went-ahead-with-their-elective-surgeries

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