Multiple Sclerosis Update 1 of 2

Overview:
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurological disease that usually develops when people are young adults. This two-part interview with Dr. Walter Royal covers the symptoms, diagnosis, and latest treatments for MS, discussing some recent advances and research initiatives that offer hope to people currently suffering from this condition.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Definition of MS
  • Symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Types of MS
  • Medicines-Avonex, Betaseron, Copaxone, Rebif
  • When to start therapy

Guest:
Dr. Walter Royal, director of the Maryland Center for MS at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Royal is also an associate professor of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: February 26, 2014

         
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