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Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Finally Has Two New FDA-Approved Treatments

The new medications, siponimod (Mayzent, Novartis) and cladribine (Mavenclad, EMD Serono), bring treatment options to active secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS). Most treatments approved for MS are for relapsing, rather than progressive, forms of the disease.

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Options Exist

Multiple sclerosis treatment is one of the fastest moving areas of medicine.

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Teamwork

The right care can make a world of difference with MS.

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Slowing Down Long-Term Progression of Multiple Sclerosis With Disease-Modifying Therapies

A number of disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) are effective in decreasing the frequency of relapses and the number of lesions in the brain or spinal cord.

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FDA-Approved Disease-Modifying Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis

Patients living with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the US may try these disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) to slow down the long-term progression of the disease.

Those Pesky Self-Injectable Medications Don’t Have to Hurt (As Bad)

Several medications used for MS are injectable drugs — aka, shots. We’ve been running from shots since we were kids, but they don’t have to hurt as badly as we remember. Here are some simple tips to minimize the pain, while maximizing the treatment.

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Top Multiple Sclerosis Articles of 2018

Lisa Emrich features favorite MS articles of 2018 in this comprehensive list.

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Why Participating in an MS Research Study Is Important

Attention MS patients: Anyone taking a medication or following a course of therapy has research to thank. Consider giving back to the body of knowledge.

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The Flu and MS: Tips to Protect Yourself

Don’t let the flu throw your MS into hyperdrive. Reduce your risk of illness and know how to fight off influenza this season with these tips.

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9 Ways to Find Support for MS in Rural Communities

Living in a rural area may make finding care and support more difficult. Try these resources to help you through your MS journey.