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    promising new drug for treating MS

    "The findings of late-phase trials found that the drug, called ocrelizumab, greatly reduced symptoms for progressive multiple sclerosis as well as a more common form of the disease, known as relapsing and remitting multiple sclerosis, which strikes about 85 percent of MS patients.7


    source: http://www.ocregister.com/articles/p...g-disease.html

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    Isn't there one already available that does this? I think I've seen commercials advertising it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brent K View Post
    Isn't there one already available that does this? I think I've seen commercials advertising it.
    All the other MS immuno-modulating drugs are approved for RRMS, and none for PPMS, so this is something new.

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    There was this new treatment for RRMS as well http://yourmedicalguide.info/italian...ple-sclerosis/

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