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a form of interferon that is produced by fibroblasts and have antiviral effects

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Nor about the real concerns felt by sufferers about the availability of beta-interferon.
Beta-interferon was licensed for people with secondary progressive MS in February 1999.
Half suffer from relapsing-remitting MS, for which beta-interferon can be prescribed under government guidelines.
In May, FDA, responsible for regulating prescription drugs, approved Avonex, making it the second beta-interferon product whose usage prevents exacerbations in people with relapsing-remitting MS (the most prevalent form).
Venice Edgar, of Wheatfield Road, is fuming at a delayed decision by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (Nice) on whether to prescribe beta-interferon.
More than 150 campaigners lobbied Parliament in a bid to gain more funding for the wonder drug, beta-interferon.
Genzyme Transgenics Corporation (Framingham, MA; 508-270-2374) announced that it has successfully expressed high levels of recombinant human growth hormone (hGH) and recombinant human beta-interferon in the milk of transgenic mice, a major milestone that suggests that the proteins can be produced successfully in the milk of transgenic dairy animals.
The protest is over proposals to ban Beta-interferon, a drug which the MS Society says helps slow symptoms of the illness.
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