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Multiple Sclerosis Drug Doesn’t Prevent Onset of Disability, Study Finds
New York Times

The most widely prescribed drug for treating multiple sclerosis has little or no effect on a patient’s progression to disability, a new study has found.

The medicine, interferon beta, does help reduce the development of brain lesions and limit the frequency of relapses, but until now there have been few well-controlled long-term studies demonstrating its effectiveness at preventing the onset of irreversible disability.