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A Long-Term View of Beta Interferon in Patients with Relapsing Remitting MS

The JAMA Report

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Many patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis experience a form of the disease known as relapsing-remitting MS. They experience flare-ups when the immune system attacks the central nervous system. Recovery periods may follow the flare-ups as the disease moves into remission. Disease modifying drugs are prescribed to help reduce inflammation and disease activity. A new study examines the long-term use of beta interferon for patients with relapsing-remitting MS. Catherine Dolf explains in this week’s JAMA Report.