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April 2013 eNEWS
Tecfidera approved for relapsing MS

New MS pill expands options

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Tecfidera capsules (dimethyl fumarate) as a first-line disease-modifying therapy for people with relapsing forms of MS. It’s the third oral therapy approved for MS, and the tenth disease-modifying treatment available in the U.S.

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Dr. Ebers

2013 John Dystel Prize for MS research winner


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2013 Charcot Award winner for lifetime achievement in MS research

Research ImageCan sugar impact MS progression?

Results from a small study suggest that people with higher blood sugar levels may be more likely to develop higher levels of MS-related disability. These early findings were among 500+ MS studies reported in March at the annual American Academy of Neurology meeting in San Diego.

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This communication is partially sponsored through the generous support of
Biogen Idec; Genzyme, a Sanofi company; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Teva Neuroscience, Inc.
MS Active Source Genzyme, a Sanofi company Novartis Teva Neuroscience, Inc.
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