RealTalk MS
RealTalk MS
Apr 5, 2021
Episode 188: Managing Your Cognitive Health in MS with Dr. Victoria Leavitt
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More than half of all the people living with MS will develop problems with cognition. And while experiencing cognitive dysfunction can be challenging and frustrating, these kinds of changes can also be frightening.

Joining me to talk about things you can do to better manage cognitive changes and preserve healthy cognition is neuroscientist and neuropsychologist, Dr. Victoria Leavitt.

We're also talking about the encouraging results from a small clinical trial that tested stem cell therapy to treat progressive MS.

We'll tell you about a person living with secondary progressive MS who will soon be receiving the very first dose of an investigational antibody to treat progressive MS administered via nasal spray.

And we'll tell you about a game-based digital therapy for MS-related anxiety that is awaiting FDA approval.

We'll share news about the new Sanofi-Genzyme website that's been launched to recruit participants with MS for a large clinical trial.

And you'll hear about a novel device designed to improve walking for people with MS that's just been approved by the FDA. 

We have a lot to talk about! Are you ready for RealTalk MS??!

Thank you!  :27

Positive Results from stem cell clinical trial for progressive MS   3:00

Patient with secondary progressive MS will be first to receive Antibody to treat MS via nasal spray    5:01

MS-related anxiety? There may soon be an app for that!  7:24

New Sanofi-Genzyme website recruiting for clinical trials  8:59

PoNS device to improve walking for people with MS receives FDA approval  10:48

Dr. Victoria Leavitt discusses preserving cognitive function in MS  12:48

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RealTalk MS Episode 188 Guests: Dr. Victoria Leavitt

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