Articles by Ryan Black

Ryan Black is an Associate Editor for MD Magazine. He covers news and other topics in rheumatology and endocrinology. He can be contacted by e-mail at

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New Data on Teriflunomide, Alemtuzumab Announced at AAN 2017
  |  Ryan Black
Follow-up data from TOPIC, CARE-MS II trials positive for the two MS drugs.
Study: Brivaracetam Safe with Other Epilepsy Drugs
  |  Ryan Black
“Unlikely to have clinically relevant interactions with any commonly prescribed AEDs.”
Sonja Potrebic, MD, Speaks on Importance and Challenges of Guideline Development
  |  Ryan Black
“When we make recommendations, we don’t just use the evidence from the studies.”
ACT2 Trial Results Endorse Use of Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Episodic Cluster Headache
  |  Ryan Black
Study results coincide with FDA's recent decision on a stimulation device.
Nusinersen a Major Leap for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Treatment, According to Phase 3 CHERISH Trial
  |  Ryan Black
Phase 3 ARISE Trial Shows Erenumab's Migraine-Blocking Potential
  |  Ryan Black
Those treated experienced an average decrease of 2.9 monthly migraine days.
AAN Releases Guidelines for Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy
  |  Ryan Black
Risk of death in epilepsy "almost the elephant in the room,” according to Donner.
Monoclonal Antibodies May Bring “New Era” in Migraine Prevention
  |  Ryan Black
"This is disease-specific, mechanism-based treatment," Amaal Starling enthuses.
Atrial Fibrillation, Loneliness Contribute to Gender Gap in Stroke Risk
  |  Ryan Black
Past studies of AF have under-represented women, according to Louise McCullough.

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