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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Supreme Court declines to block ruling on multiple sclerosis drug in patent dispute

The Supreme Court has declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's bestselling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals.

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Related Topix: US News, Medicine, Health, John G. Roberts, Biotech, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

3 hrs ago | US Pharmacist

Statin May Slow Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

Results of a phase II study published in The Lancet suggest that simvastatin, a generic cholesterol-lowering drug, might be a potential treatment option for the secondary progressive, or chronic, stage of multiple sclerosis , which is currently untreatable.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Zocor, Simvastatin (generic), Cholesterol

8 hrs ago | Bury Free Press

Retired criminal lawyer supports 'hoohaah' run at Ickworth House

A retired criminal lawyer will lace up his running shoes to help a new running event in aid of a children's charity.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

10 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Occupational therapist to address Midcoast MS group

The May meeting of Keep S'myelin will be held Thursday, May 1, at 11:30 a.m. at Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care and Hospice at 170 Pleasant St. An awareness group for those with multiple sclerosis, their caregivers, and friends, Keep S'myelin is affiliated with the Greater New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

15 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

Ice Cold Chef to present top dishes

John Joyce took up cooking when his wife Bev developed MS and is about to release a cookbook as the Ice Cold Chef.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Xenoport's Path Is Long, But The Potential Is There

Testing '829 in psoriasis is a valid approach for generating data germane to Phase III MS studies and could put a psoriasis indication into play.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Biogen Idec, Medicine, Health

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Oklahomans to lace up their sneakers to make a powerful statement

Oklahoma City residents will gather together for Walk MS: Oklahoma City 2014 on Saturday, May 3 at Wild Horse Park in Mustang to make a powerful statement and keep moving toward a cure for multiple sclerosis.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Mustang, OK, Medicine, Health

Swindon Advertiser

Society seeks local person to take over chair

Alan Tarrant, right, is looking for someone new to take over as chair of the Swindon branch of the MS SocietyTHE Swindon branch of the MS (multiple sclerosis_ Society is looking for a local person to take on a vital role - the chair.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Milngavie Today

Silence is golden for fundraiser Michael

A grandad who has Multiple Sclerosis has taken on a sponsored silence challenge lasting 28 days to raise money for charity.

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Related Topix: Health

Chickasha Daily Express

Mother, daughter duo battle MS as team

During a shopping trip in 2010 with her daughter, Shantel, for the upcoming school year, Lashae lost feeling in her hands and feet.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Chickasha, OK, Health

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis Neuropathology Research

A postdoctoral fellowship in multiple sclerosis research is immediately available in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Horwich cyclist to bike 150 miles in 12 hours in coast-to-coast challenge

Sam Holden will travel from the west - Seascale in Cumbria - to Whitby in the east in a coast-to-coast bike ride on May 2. Waving him off will be his girlfriend Stephanie Smith, along with her 19-year-old sister Nicol, an English literature and film student who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis last year.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Cumbria County, England, Medicine, Health

Freshnews

Surveyed European Neurologists Expect to Prescribe Biogen Idec's ...

Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed neurologists in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom project that 16 percent of their diagnosed relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients on average will receive Biogen Idec's Tecfidera within the next year, which is slightly higher than the 13 percent share they ascribe for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CiteULike

Exercise therapy for fatigue in multiple sclerosis

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

PR-inside.com

Multiple Sclerosis -- KOL Insight and Consensus Outlook Modules - new ...

Biogens Tecfidera has revolutionised multiple sclerosis treatment in the U.S., eroding significant market share from older therapies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Neurology, New Haven, CT

The Star Online

Romania keeps ancient tradition of bee medicine alive

Bee venom to combat multiple sclerosis, pollen for indigestion, honey to heal wounds the humble bee has been a key source of alternative medicines since ancient times, and Romania is working to keep the tradition of "apitherapy" alive.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Apiculture, World News, Romania,

Daily Herald

Volunteers needed for May 4 Walk MS locations

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Illinois Chapter, is calling all volunteers to lend a helping hand at Walk MS on Sunday, May 4. This year's Walk MS locations include Bloomington, the Chicago Lakefront, McHenry County , North Shore , Northwest Suburbs , the Southwest Suburbs , the South Suburbs , Rockford, Springfield, St. Charles ... (more)

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Related Topix: National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Charitable Organizations, Illinois, Medicine, Health, McHenry County, IL, Lake in the Hills, IL

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Fox Developing Mark Millar's 'Superior' Movie Adaptation

Find out more information about the Mark Millar Superior movie adaptation after the jump.

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Related Topix: Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class, Medicine, Health

Patch.com

Wheels for Neal Helps Peabody Man With Multiple Sclerosis

The Wheels for Neal benefit dance at the Polish Club in Danvers over the weekend raised $4,275 for the cause.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Peabody, MA, Health, Danvers, MA, South Hamilton, MA

Seeking Alpha

Is Biogen A Value Stock Yet?

Biogen Idec may be headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but it still has many ties to my hometown of San Diego.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Biogen Idec, Cambridge, MA, Science / Technology, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Hemophilia, Health

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