AAN 2014 Annual Meeting Highlights: Emerging Strategies in the Management of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

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This Elsevier Medical Meeting Reporter will present and summarize important presentations and abstracts from the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurologists (AAN). AAN is the world’s largest professional association of neurologists with over 26,000 members and strives to promote the highest caliber patient-centered neurologic...

This Medical Meeting Reporter will present and summarize important presentations and abstracts from the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurologists (AAN). AAN is the world’s largest professional association of neurologists with over 26,000 members and strives to promote the highest caliber patient-centered neurologic care....

Emerging Developments in Hepatitis C Virus Treatment

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The 64th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) 2013 was very dynamic during this exciting era of newer pharmacotherapies to manage patients with hepatitis C. Nancy Reau, MD has reviewed and selected the major clinical trial data presented at AASLD 2013 to develop this comprehensive...

Advances in the Management of Patients with Obesity

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ObesityWeek 2013 was held on November 11–16, in Atlanta, GA and presented important data for the successful management of patients with obesity. At present, healthcare practitioners have a more focused understanding of obesity as a multi-faceted illness that includes newer concepts such as healthy obese and non-healthy obese. The...

The 29th Congress of the European Committee for the Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) was presented in Copenhagen, Denmark on October 2–5, 2013. As expected, neurologists around the globe experienced current concepts, science, and clinical trial data for multiple sclerosis and Multiple Sclerosis (MS)-related diseases....

A CE Medical Meeting Reporter from the Oncology Nursing Society 38th Annual Congress Cancer-related breakthrough pain (BTP) is a considerable challenge for oncology nurses. The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) 38th Annual Congress which took place in April of 2013, presented a number of programs on BTP. This meeting reporter covers 5 topics: Carol...

The 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN 2013) presented lectures, data, poster sessions, and panel discussions that provided up-to-date information on current clinical trials. Further insight concerning the roles of inflammation, nerve degeneration, and atrophy, as well as gray matter versus white matter, shed light on a...

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) research is continuous in its evolution of therapeutic development, focusing on neuroprotective effects and agents with distinctive mechanisms of action allowing for unique safety and efficacy profiles. Investigations include novel oral agents and monoclonal antibodies. Many of the approved agents are also continually being...

ECTRIMS 2012 Highlights--Late Clinical Trial Data in Multiple Sclerosis: The Application of Therapies in ManagementKnowledge gaps in practice exist with respect to multiple sclerosis (MS) management including emerging therapies and their mechanisms of action, potential adverse events of agents, choosing therapies appropriate for severity of...