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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common neurological disorders – affecting over 2.3 million people globally – and it is the leading cause of nontraumatic disability in young adults. However,the availability of supportive resources and services for people with MS is scarce in many regions of the world. In Malaysia, the prevalence of MS is estimated at 2-3/100,000; the current Malaysian clinical practice guidelines on the management of MS recommend disease modifying agents, such as interferon-β and teriflunomide, as first-line therapeutic agents. In this article, Dr Singer - in partnership with Sanofi and the Malaysian Society of Neurosciences - shares his insights into managing MS dynamically, highlighting the importance of early intervention in improving patient outcomes.

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5 days ago
An association exists between Ramadan fasting and reduced activity and sleeping time, suggests a study, adding that no significant change is seen in resting metabolic rate (RMR) and total energy expenditure (TEE).
13 May 2018
Maternal hypothyroidism contributes to an increased risk of developing autism spectrum disorder in children in a manner dependent on race–ethnicity, according to a retrospective US cohort study.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 3 days ago
Male smokers under the age of 50 years are at risk of developing ischaemic stroke, and this risk increases with the number of cigarettes smoked daily, according to data from the Stroke Prevention in Young Men Study.
Tristan Manalac, 14 May 2018
While caudal block does not pose serious safety threats, it also does not seem to significantly improve pain control or reduce analgesic use in patients following robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RARP), a recent Singapore study has shown.