Novel biomarker for glucocorticoids could help tailor treatments

Researchers have uncovered pathways involved in the body’s response to glucocorticoid treatments and identified a novel biomarker that could be used to monitor how these drugs work in patients, according to a clinical study published today in eLife. A more reliable indicator of an individual’s response to glucocorticoid drugs could…

Can Supplementary Estrogen Relieve MS Symptoms?

It’s time for a large-scale phase 2 study into whether supplementary estrogen can relieve multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms in menopausal women with the disease, a neurologist told colleagues at the meeting held by the Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis. This kind of research should explore the…