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23 min ago | Brain.oxfordjournals.org

Cerebrospinal fluid ceramides from patients with multiple sclerosis impair neuronal bioenergetics

Correspondence to: Patrizia Casaccia, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 1425 Madison Ave, Box 1065, New York, NY 10029, USA E-mail: Axonal damage is a prominent cause of disability and yet its pathogenesis is incompletely understood.

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1 hr ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Biogen revenue trounces forecast as MS drug sales surge

Biogen Idec Inc reported sharply higher-than-expected quarterly revenue on surging sales of its new Tecfidera treatment for multiple sclerosis, and the company raised its full-year profit forecast.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Freshnews

Over Half of Audited Multiple Sclerosis Patients Currently Treated...

Decision Resources Group finds that over half of audited multiple sclerosis patients currently treated with Biogen Idec's oral disease-modify therapy Tecfidera have ever experienced flushing and/or gastrointestinal events while on the therapy.

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Gazette.net

Brookeville woman pedals towards a cure for MS

After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Elizabeth Sherman of Brookeville - here during last month's 150-mile Bike MS ride on Cape Cod in Massachusetts - has raised almost $10,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Brookeville, MD, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Charitable Organizations

Health News Digest

The Benefits of Massage Therapy for MS Patients

CINCINNATI, July 21, 2014 -- An estimated 2.3 million people worldwide live with multiple sclerosis each day, a debilitating disease that can often cause severe pain, muscle spasms, poor circulation, anxiety, stress and clinical depression.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Massage Envy, Scottsdale, AZ

Medical News

Study finds microglia increase neuronal firing and enhance brain cell survival after injury

A type of immune cell widely believed to exacerbate chronic adult brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis , can actually protect the brain from traumatic brain injury and may slow the progression of neurodegenerative diseases , according to Cleveland Clinic research published today in the online journal Nature ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine

The Spokesman-Review

Support groups - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 PST

A fellowship of young people whose lives have been affected by alcoholism in a family member or close friend.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA, Spokane Valley, WA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Post Game

Boston Architect Literally Gets Down Into The Mud In Fight Vs. Multiple Sclerosis

While studying interior design -- and anyone familiar with art or architecture knows that the major alone is consuming enough -- at Mount Ida College, Ward worked a full-time job as a bookkeeper for Barnes & Noble.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Interior Design, Arts, Mount Ida College

Investor's Business Daily

Biogen Shares Rebound As Street Has A Change Of Heart

Biogen Idec heads into its second-quarter earnings report on one of its best rolls in years, as the biotech continues to benefit from heavy demand for its drugs to treat multiple sclerosis, cancer and autoimmune diseases.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Biogen Idec, Medicine, Health

Marlborough Express

Living life to the full with MS

STILL ACTIVE: Jessica Moss , 34, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at 22 and hopes her personal story will encourage more sufferers to join MS and Parkinson's Society Marlborough.

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Southwest Times

Locals' paths merge in national effort to fight disease

When Thomas Hash was asked what his personal connection to multiple sclerosis was, the answer was simple.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WXYZ

Mustang raffled to support Multiple Sclerosis

Ford is offering a one-of-a-kind 2015 Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition convertible to help the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Charitable Organizations

Statecollege.com

Annual Bike Ride for Multiple Sclerosis Offers Chance for Riders, Radio Operators to Give Back

State College Magisterial District Judge Carmine Prestia and his wife, Lane, have personally felt the impact of multiple sclerosis after the autoimmune disease claimed the life of Lane Prestia's younger sister a number of years ago.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, State College, PA, Blair County, PA, Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio

Examiner.com

Low carb diets help diabetes and multiple sclerosis in new studies

Low carb diets have been shown to trump low fat plans for weight loss . Now new research is pointing to the benefits of low carb diets for several diseases.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Dieting

Thu Jul 17, 2014

BioSpace

Alkermes plc Announces Initiation Of Phase 1 Clinical Study Of ALKS...

The randomized, double-blind study will evaluate the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of several oral formulations of ALKS 8700 compared to both placebo and active control groups in approximately 125 healthy volunteers.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Alkermes, Ireland, World News, Health, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Science, Food and Drug Administration

Business Journal

Albany Medical College professor awarded $700,000 for research

Dorina Avram, a professor at Albany Medical College, has received a $700,000 grant for her work on new treatments for multiple sclerosis, an immune system disease.

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This is Wiltshire

Happy beard-day as Trowbridge MS fundraiser's given shave

The brother of Trowbridge multiple sclerosis sufferer Michaela Corr had his beard shaved off on her 21st birthday, after growing it for seven months to raise money for charity.

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Canada NewsWire

Save the Date: 2014 Joint Actrims-Ectrims Meeting Held in Boston, Massachusetts September 10-13

This MSBoston2014 Meeting marks the sixth triennial joint meeting of ACTRIMS and ECTRIMS .

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Sinn Fein Newsroom

Crowe Welcomes 'Cannabis Based Drug' for Multiple Sclerosis Sufferers

Dublin South West TD SeA n Crowe has welcomed the legalisation of a cannabis-based drug for Multiple Sclerosis sufferers' Sativex' and said it was long overdue and will give patients other options, particularly for muscle spasms.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Pipestone County Star

Bike MS: TRAM 2014

It was like a carnival Sunday at Westview Park and the Pipestone Area Schools middle school/high school grounds.

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Related Topix: Pipestone, MN, Medicine, Health

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