Articles related to MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS)
Does Anti-CD20 Treatment Affect Response to COVID-19 Vaccines in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis? Review of a Pilot Study
In this Journal Club discussion, among participants in the vaccine-CD20-vaccine cohort, 100% of participants experienced a measurable response to a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine compared with 18% in the CD20-vaccine cohort.
Neurology July 12th 2022
Mortality Risk Increased for MS Patients Soon After CRC Diagnosis
According to a study published online in Neurology, in the 6 months after a colorectal cancer (CRC) diagnosis, patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) have an increased risk of all-cause and cancer-specific death. Data were included for 338 MS cases and 1,352 controls without MS, matched for birth year, sex, cancer diagnosis year, and region.
Gastroenterology December 21st 2021
Can a Patient Sue for Deceptive Business Practices Based on Prescribing?
An extremely interesting case in New York is examined in this article, which chronicles a female patient suffering from multiple sclerosis and her suit against her neurologist for prescribing a new medication that her attorney feels goes beyond medical malpractice and into fraud under NY’s General Business Law 349: “deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any business, trade or commerce or in the furnishing of any service in this state are hereby declared unlawful.”
Family Medicine/General Practice July 6th 2021