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Healthcare Spending May Help Explain the Association MS and Latitude: Study

September 08, 2022

The link between higher multiple sclerosis rates and distance from the equator has commonly been explained by vitamin D levels. A new analysis from Johns Hopkins researchers suggests the association may also be linked to healthcare spending and the resources needed to diagnose disease.

COVID-19 Vaccination and People with MS: T Cells Boosted, Antibodies Not So Much

September 05, 2022

Research shows that patients with multiple sclerosis who have been treated with drugs that target CD20 B cells drugs, such as Ocrevus and Rituxan, tend to have a weak antibody response. But cellular immunity and T cells are activated. The results suggest a need for vaccines that boost T cells.

Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Have Higher Cardiovascular Mortality Risk Than Cancer

August 15, 2022

For almost all the patients with stage I or stage II disease, the cumulative incidence of CVD mortality exceeded that of classical Hodgkin lymphoma and other cancers, according to research results published in the journal Cancer.