Intramuscular interferon beta‐1a for disease progression in relapsing multiple sclerosis

@article{Jacobs1996IntramuscularIB,
  title={Intramuscular interferon beta‐1a for disease progression in relapsing multiple sclerosis},
  author={Lawrence D. Jacobs and D. L. Cookfair and Richard A. Rudick and Robert M. Herndon and John R. Richert and Andres M. Salazar and Jill S. Fischer and Donald E. Goodkin and Carl V. Granger and Jack Simon and John J. Alam and David M. Bartoszak and Dennis Bourdette and Jonathan Braiman and Carol M. Brownscheidle and Michael E. Coats and Stanley L. Cohan and David S. Dougherty and R. P. Kinkel and Michele K. Mass and Frederick E. Munschauer and Roger L. Priore and Patrick Pullicino and Barbara J. Scherokman and Bianca Weinstock-Guttman and Ruth H. Whitham},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
  year={1996},
  volume={39}
}
The accepted standard treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis consists of medications for disease symptoms, including treatment for acute exacerbations. However, currently there is no therapy that alters the progression of physical disability associated with this disease. The purpose of this study was to determine whether interferon beta‐1a could slow the progressive, irreversible, neurological disability of relapsing multiple sclerosis. Three hundred one patients with relapsing multiple… 

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