CDC hospital masking rules don’t specify covering type … Lawmakers want intel on drug shortages … Biomarker increase signals worsening disability in people with MS … Medicare wants money back...
Clinical briefs for Wed., Sept. 13
Sep 13, 2023
Racial disparities emerge in people with frontotemporal dementia … Docs find success with new treatments for persistent C. difficile … Inverse vaccine looks good so far to reverse MS, type 1 diabetes...
Risk factors ID’d for conversion from RIS to multiple sclerosis
Oct 18, 2021
For radiologically isolated syndrome, younger age, spinal cord lesions, gadolinium-enhancing lesions at time of index scan tied to increased risk
Mortality risk increased for MS patients soon after CRC diagnosis
Sep 16, 2021
Associations between MS and all-cause, cancer-specific death partially attenuated after adjustment for disability status
Depression, MS may have synergistic effect on mortality risk
Sep 02, 2021
People with multiple sclerosis, with or without depression, have increased risks for incident vascular disease, all-cause mortality
Phone app captures measures of functional impairment in MS
Aug 12, 2021
Associations between almost all tests with domain-specific standard clinical disability measures were significant
Clinical briefs for Monday, March 22
Mar 22, 2021
LTC staff more accepting of vaccination, study shows … FDA approves J&J’s multiple sclerosis treatment … Gout management urgently needed during pandemic, rheumatologists say … CDC posts COVID...
Medication may boost thinking speed in advanced multiple sclerosis
Dec 21, 2020
People with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis who take the drug siponimod for two years show an improvement in thinking skills, researchers say.
Exercising with MS: Gradually add movement to everyday activities
Dec 14, 2019
A gradual increase in daily step count between sedentary periods was tied to a reduction in fatigue and other multiple sclerosis symptoms in a recent study.
Focus on nursing: Building relationships with the MS patient
Claire Mayone, RN
May 05, 2014
Because of its chronic nature, MS patients sometimes need access to healthcare professionals beyond regular appointments. Those with mobility and disability issues may also find it challenging to get to...