Emerging treatments for multiple sclerosis

I was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Are there any new treatments to help me fight this disease? Answers from Dean M. Wingerchuk, M.D. There is no cure for multiple sclerosis (MS), but there has been much progress in developing new drugs to treat it. Research is ongoing to develop new and better disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) for this disease of the central nervous system. DMTs are designed to reduce the frequency and severity of MS attacks. DMTs also minimize the neurological damage these MS attacks cause. The majority of DMTs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) since the...

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