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Thursday, February 24, 2011

MS in the News: Vitamin D, CCSVI, MS Faq's, Pharma Info and more

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    This week's  (13) Postings

    It Appears that A program to help people with illness and disabilities to stay in their homes is too costly
    Feb 22, 2011
    Long-Term Care Needs Changes, Officials SayBy Robert Pear - February 21, 2011WASHINGTON — One of Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s legacies in the new health care law, intended to allow the...

    Multiple sclerosis, CCSVI and Balloon angioplasty
    Feb 21, 2011
    With the eagerly anticipated research studies on the role of CCSVI in Multiple Sclerosis, andclinical trials evaluating balloon angioplasty as a treatment for CCSVI and Multiple...

    Frequently Asked Questions About Multiple Sclerosis
    Feb 19, 2011
    1. What Is Multiple Sclerosis?Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease, whereby the body's own immune system, which normally targets and destroys substances foreign to the body such as...

    Tysabri reports 10 more brain disease cases
    Feb 19, 2011
    By Geoff Percival Saturday, February 19, 2011THE owners of multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri have reported a further 10 cases of the rare brain disease PML as a side-effect...

    MS patients complain of inadequate care in Canada after liberation therapy
    Feb 19, 2011
    Feb 18, 2011Hundreds of people with multiple sclerosis travel thousands of kilometres and shell out even more money for controversial out-of-country surgery. They return home to government...

    BOWLING for Dollars --Will benefit Myelin Restoration Research and Education for those affected by MS
    Feb 18, 2011
    COME BOWL WITH US on April 3rd, 2011 at Strikes@BOCAFor a worthy cause that will benefit a Myelin Restoration research project and Multiple Sclerosis education Special Equipment will...

    Fighting flare-ups of multiple sclerosis
    Feb 18, 2011
    Call it a flare-up, call it an exacerbation -- whatever you call it, you can't call it fun. Exacerbations of multiple sclerosis are the periodic, sudden worsening of symptoms that so...

    Study Suggests (Sun exposure) Vitamin D Levels May Have Role in Protecting Against Multiple Sclerosis
    Feb 18, 2011
    Feb. 7, 2011 -- Higher vitamin D levels and exposure to sunlight appear to be independently protective against multiple sclerosis, a progressive autoimmune disease that...

    Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Multiple Sclerosis
    Feb 18, 2011
    Learn more of Multiple Sclerosis when watching this Visual Guide which will help you to better understand the illness.Click here, sit back, watch and listenSource: WEBMD...

    New Research Shows That Thinking Skills Are Better for MS Patients on Colder Days
    Feb 18, 2011
    Hot Weather Worsens Memory in MS PatientsBy Salynn Boyles - Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD - WebMD Health NewsFeb. 17, 2011 -- As one of the most brutally cold...

    Conflicting CCSVI data calls for More Research
    Feb 17, 2011
    February 16, 2011By: DIANA MAHONEY, Internal Medicine News Digital NetworkMultiple sclerosis patients and endovascular interventionalists were elated when Italian researchers reported in 2009...

    Keeping Safe When Living or Traveling Alone
    Feb 17, 2011
    SOURCE: LIFELINES SCREENINGBy Rick AnsorgeAbout 40 percent of United States adults are either single, divorced or widowed, and many of them live and travel alone. Although the solo life can...

    Study Links MS to Brain Chemical Deficiency
    Feb 16, 2011
    TUESDAY, Feb. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Multiple sclerosis is associated with reduced levels of an important neurotransmitter, noradrenaline -- a shortage caused by damage to an area of the brain...
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