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3 hrs ago | The Item

Clifton's Fardin named inspirational walker

Clifton resident, Gina Fardin, was named one of the 2014 Walk MS Most Inspirational Walkers for the New Jersey Metro's Walk MS event.

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Related Topix: Roseland, NJ, Medicine, Health

6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Study Suggests Targeting B Cells May Help with MS

The study is released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in For the study, 231 people with relapsing-remitting MS received either a placebo or one of several low dosages of the drug ofatumumab, which is an anti-B cell antibody, for 24 weeks, with the first 12 weeks making up the placebo-controlled ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Neurology

10 hrs ago | HON

Cell-Targeted Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS

Treatment targeting specific white blood cells in the immune system known as B cells may help people with multiple sclerosis , new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, East Meadow, NY

14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Novartis First-Quarter Profit Little Changed on Currencies

Novartis AG's first-quarter profit was little changed as weaker currencies in Japan and emerging markets weighed on sales, offsetting gains from newer products such as the Gilenya treatment for multiple sclerosis.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Medicine, Sanford C. Bernstein, Business News

18 hrs ago | Business Wire

Premier Biomedical Receives Notice of Allowance on Broad Base Patent

William Hartman, President and CEO of Premier Biomedical, said, "This is great, but not unexpected, news for us, and affirms the novelty of our approach for developing effective treatments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Alzheimer's, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

23 hrs ago | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

Montel Williams with FOX19's Denise Johnson. File photo

FOX19's Kelly Rippin is the emcee of the event. We'll have a preview on Thursday's The Xtra.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Yesterday | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Teen will celebrate 16th birthday with a charity skydive

WHERE most teenagers would celebrate their 16th birthday with a party, Morgan-Faith Hughes has decided to mark the day in a different way.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Medicine, Health

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Novartis net profit jumps 24% to almost $3B

Novartis' Q1 net profit leapt 24% to $2.97B and beat consensus of $2.7B, boosted by new drugs such as cancer treatment Afinitor and multiple sclerosis pill Gilenya.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Novartis, Medicine, Health

CiteULike

The initiation and prevention of multiple sclerosis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

Hispanic Business

Biogen Idec First Quarter 2014 Revenues Reach $2.1 Billion Driven by...

The revenue growth year-over-year was driven by strong TECFIDERA performance and from recording 100% of TYSABRI revenues following our acquisition of complete rights for the asset in the second quarter of 2013.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Biogen Idec, Driven, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Medicine, Eisai Co, Healthcare Industry, Alzheimer's, Health, Hemophilia

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Treatment Method for Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, progressive disease of the central nervous system , which is clinically manifested by multisystemic neurological symptoms and signs, and is pathomorphologically characterized by formation of multiple foci of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Inventions, Science / Technology

Naperville Sun

Brian Ledebuhr to participate in Walk MS

Brian Ledebuhr, shown here with wife Meg Nemeth Ledebuhr, first participated in Walk MS, the largest annual fundraiser of the National MS Society, Greater Illinois Chapter, 16 years ago, and on Sunday, May 4, he will keep his tradition alive at the West Suburbs Walk at Centennial Park, Grand Pavilion, in Naperville .

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Related Topix: Illinois, Naperville, IL, Medicine, Health

Bloomberg

Biogen Profit Increases on Multiple Sclerosis Drug Sales

Biogen Idec Inc. reported first-quarter earnings rose and raised its full-year forecast after sales increased of the multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cambridge, MA, Biotech, Eisai Co, Healthcare Industry

The Daily Beast

How to Make Doctors IrrelevantBy Daniela Drake

After a simple, modified Paleo diet reversed her multiple sclerosis, one doctor is exposing health care and big pharma's dirty secret: Prescriptions don't make you well.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nutrition, Life, Food

Tue Apr 22, 2014

VH1

Jarvis in the Elevator Is Jarvis Beginning A New Bromance?

Is Laura Prepon looking to date Tom Cruise ? Jack Osbourne opens up about life with multiple sclerosis, and one of TV's most popular shows may not be leaving us anytime soon.

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Related Topix: Jack Osbourne, Medicine, Health, Entertainment

OregonLive.com

Summer Comfort program offers free air conditioners to those with multiple sclerosis

As it has done since 1998, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Portland will distribute free air conditioning units to MS patients through its Summer Comfort program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oregon

BioMed Central

NQO1 gene rs1800566 variant is not associated with risk for multiple sclerosis

A possible role of oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis and in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis has been suggested.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Motley Fool

Biotech Earnings Preview

In the video below, senior biotech specialist Brian Orelli and health-care bureau chief Max Macaluso discuss a few biotechs that will release first quarter earnings shortly.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Multiple sclerosis: A review of current treatments for physicians

A review of the literature on treating multiple sclerosis aims to provide physicians with evidence-based information on the latest treatments for this chronic disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, North America, Canada, World News, Italy,

Freshnews

Nutra Pharma to Seek GSA Certification, Will Market Military Strength ...

"With the nation focused on the treatment of chronic pain, especially for returning military veterans, our specially formulated version of Nyloxin should go a long way to effectively managing chronic pain symptoms for many of our wounded warriors," stated Rik J Deitsch, CEO of Nutra Pharma.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Nutra Pharma, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, HIV/AIDS, Health, Department of Defense, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, Chronic Pain

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