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Interferon β and Glatiramer Acetate Are Clinically Similar, Says Cochrane Meta-Analysis

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A review of five head-to-head clinical trials suggests that interferon β and glatiramer acetate are clinically similar disease-modifying therapies with some differences in MRI outcomes that clinicians should consider
A recent review from the Cochrane Collaboration looked at the efficacy of interferons β and glatiramer acetate for...
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MS Patients Positive for Oligoclonal Bands Have Greater Brain Atrophy

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A new global brain MRI study shows that patients who test positive for oligoclonal bands have greater loss of white matter than MS patients lacking those bands. The results of the study suggest that there may be reason to consider MS patients without oligoclonal bands to be a clinically distinct subgroup.
Patients lacking oligoclonal bands have less overall brain atrophy than those who...
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