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I spend a great deal of time in my head. I think. A lot. Perhaps I do so more than I should, but then again, it is a haven at times. My thoughts run the gamut from the serious to the inane. Today my thoughts are more the latter. Specifically, my disease-modifying therapy (DMT). Is it […]
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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is reviewing safety data for Sanofi Genzyme‘s Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) following new reports of serious treatment side effects. Lemtrada is a humanized monoclonal antibody used to slow disease progression in adult patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). It works by blocking the activity of CD52, a protein found on the surface of immune […]
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Editor’s note: “Need to Know” is a series inspired by common forum questions and comments from readers. Have a comment or question about MS? Visit our forum. This week’s question is inspired by the forum topic “Gadolinium – The contrast agent used in MRI scans,” from April 10, 2018. MRI: A brief history Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) […]
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