Multiple Sclerosis

Links Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Multiple Sclerosis

August 11, 2020

Researchers reviewed the evidence of the association between vitamin D and multiple sclerosis

NIAID Launching RCT of Rebif-Remdesivir Combination as Treatment for COVID-19

August 07, 2020

Double-blind study will compare Rebif-remdesivir combination with remdesivir-alone in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

NEJM Study: Caps on Out-of-Pocket Costs for Specialty Drugs Reduce Patient Spend by 32%

August 06, 2020

Research model shows that caps on out-of-pocket costs don't result in higher health plan spending

A Differing View: The 'Inside-Out' Explanation of How Multiple Sclerosis Occurs

July 16, 2020

A minority camp of MS researchers argue that the disease may begin within pathologically processes within the central nervous system.

Radiologically Isolated Syndrome: Understanding of Demyelinating Condition Grows But Slowly

July 16, 2020

Study published in Annals of Neurology shows about half of RIS patients have a clinical event that typifies MS within 10 years.

From Pregnancy to Menopause, MS Plays Out Differently in Women

July 16, 2020

More research is needed on how MS affects women throughout the life span.

Siponimod Enters Crowded Market of DMTs for SPMS

June 04, 2020

The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) found siponimod has benefits for patients with active secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, but its benefits were in line with other therapies in a crowded marketplace.

In Secondary-Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, Questions Abound, But So Do Breakthroughs

June 04, 2020

Much remains unknown about how precisely multiple sclerosis occurs and advances in patients, but a growing body of research is helping scientists develop new ways to slow, and potentially stop, disease progression.

Breakthrough Therapies, Opportunities for Savings in Near-term Specialty Pipeline

November 21, 2019

As more competition makes its way into the specialty drug market, there will be opportunities for cost savings.

Specialty Medications and Managed Care Pharmacy

October 18, 2019

At AMCP Nexus 2019, experts weigh in on new and emerging specialty medications.