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There’s An Amazing New Drug For Multiple Sclerosis. Should I Try It?

Enlarge this image Katherine Streeter for NPR It wasn’t long ago that there were no treatments for multiple sclerosis. In the 1970s, some doctors used chemotherapy to treat the degenerative neurological disease. Since then, more than a dozen drugs have been developed or approved, including infusions, oral medications and self-administered shots. None of these are a magic bullet for a disease that can be disabling and deadly. But now there’s a new drug, Ocrevus, that looks like a game-changer. It uses a novel approach to blocking the inflammation that drives…

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