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Multiple Sclerosis

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  • Mallinckrodt to buy Questcor Pharmaceuticals

    Irish pharmaceutical giant Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals said it will pay $5.6 billion in cash and stock for a fast-growing Anaheim bio-pharmaceutical firm that specializes in treating multiple sclerosis, the companies announced Monday.
  • Irish firm to buy fast-growing MS-drug maker Questcor for $5.6 billion

    Irish pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt will pay $5.6 billion in cash and stock for Anaheim-based Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc., a fast-growing bio-pharmaceutical firm that specializes in treating multiple sclerosis, the companies announced Monday....

    Health plan tips for patients relying on specialty medications

     Health plan tips for patients relying on specialty medications
    Monday is the last day to begin the process of signing up for insurance under the Covered California statewide health exchange. But even for many of those already enrolled, the challenges are just beginning. Consider, for instance, the work to be done...

    Medical marijuana eases some MS symptoms, neurologists report

    Medical marijuana eases some MS symptoms, neurologists report
    There is strong evidence that medical marijuana pills may reduce symptoms of spasticity and pain reported by multiple sclerosis patients, but little proof that smoking pot offers the same benefit, according to new alternative treatment guidelines released...

    'Unresponsive' girl, 4, who later died was taken by bus to hospital

    'Unresponsive' girl, 4, who later died was taken by bus to hospital
    When a 4-year-old girl became unresponsive last week, her Westlake babysitter opted to use public transportation instead of calling 911 to get her to a hospital, Los Angeles police said. Not long after, doctors pronounced the little girl dead. Now the...