Smart Socks Gait Monitoring System Research Study

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Participants needed for a new research study at Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare in Pomona to evaluate Smart Socks Gait Monitoring System for improving rehabilitation outcomes. The Sensoria Smart Socks gait monitoring system is a pair of socks and anklet bands that provide real-time monitoring of gait. Falls and subsequent health issues related to challenges in gait (walking) can occur when individuals are recovering from a stroke or brain injury or are dealing with progressive neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s Disease (PD) or Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The goal of the research study is [Read more…]

Promising Results For Disease Modifying Treatment Of Primary Progressive MS

Genentech has announced promising results for disease modifying treatment of primary progressive MS (PPMS) from a pivotal Phase III study that evaluated the investigational medicine ocrelizumab. The study (called ORATORIO) met its primary endpoint, showing treatment with ocrelizumab significantly reduced the progression of clinical disability sustained for at least 12 weeks compared with placebo [Read more…]

Participants Needed For Drooling Study At USC

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A research study is being conducted at the University of Southern California (USC) to evaluate an investigational product for the treatment of troublesome drooling (sialorrhea).

Eligibility criteria: [Read more…]

FDA Approves Generic Glatopa for MS

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In April 2015, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Glatopa™ (glatiramer acetate injection) for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in April and the medication is now arriving in pharmacies. Glatopa™ is a generic version of Copaxone® [Read more…]

Oral Estriol Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trial at UCLA

Dr Rhonda Voskuhl

We’re looking for women with relapsing-remitting (RRMS), secondary-progressive (SPMS) or primary-progressive (PPMS) to participate in an oral estriol multiple sclerosis clinical trial at UCLA. [Read more…]

FDA Approval for Lemtrada

On November 14, Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved LemtradaTM (alemtuzumab) for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). [Read more…]

Study results about managing MS

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A recent study found that approximately 70% of patients with MS see a neurologist for their care; the rest see another type of provider, usually a primary care physician (PCP). This study found that patients recently diagnosed and those with active disease are more likely to be under the care of a neurologist, while those with stable disease are treated by a PCP. In this study, patients with MS who are treated by a neurologist or a MS specialist, as opposed to a PCP, are more likely to undergo diagnostic and treatment-related tests and receive [Read more…]

You Don’t Know Jack About MS™

Jack Osbourne and Cheryl Burke on the Dancing With The Stars premiere

Jack Osbourne and Cheryl Burke on the Dancing With The Stars premiere

“You Don’t Know Jack About MS™” is an awareness and education campaign featuring Jack Osbourne who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2012, two weeks after the birth of his daughter. The campaign introduces Jack as a husband, father, and entrepreneur—through the lens of his journey with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis [Read more…]

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