Neuroimmunology News

Jul 23, 2018
A molecular key for delaying the progression of multiple sclerosis is found
Discovery opens new channel of pharmacological development for the treatment of the progressive phase of multiple sclerosis.
Jul 06, 2018
Amyloid beta protein protects brain from herpes infection by entrapping viral particles
Chronic viral infection could induce overproduction of Alzheimer disease-associated protein and cause damaging inflammation.
May 17, 2018
New rapid rabies test could revolutionize testing and treatment
Test could save lives and lead to fewer unnecessary rabies shots.
May 16, 2018
Joint resolution: A link between Huntington’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis
Epigenomic analyses may lead to other unexpected findings and novel therapeutic drug targets for many diseases.
May 15, 2018
First clues to the causes of multiple sclerosis
Researchers have identified a DNA-binding factor that plays a part in triggering this auto-immune disease with unknown causes.
May 14, 2018
FDA approves first pediatric multiple sclerosis treatment
First drug approved to treat multiple sclerosis in ages 10 and older.
Apr 25, 2018
Lamotrigine: Serious Immune System Reaction
US FDA warns lamotrigine can cause a rare but very serious reaction that excessively activates the body’s infection-fighting immune system.
Apr 24, 2018
New guideline: Start taking multiple sclerosis drugs early on
For most people, it's better to start taking drugs for multiple sclerosis early on rather than letting the disease run its course.
Mar 14, 2018
FDA working with manufacturers to withdraw Zinbryta from the market in the United States
Manufacturers voluntarily withdraw drug given the nature and complexity of adverse events being reported.
Feb 13, 2018
When the body attacks the brain: Immune system often to blame for encephalitis, study finds
Study results suggest that doctors should search for autoimmune causes in addition to infectious causes when evaluating patients with encephalitis.
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