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Annual Carnation Day Street Appeal

Many of us are affected by Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson's Disease, with one person in 1,000 living with MS and one in 500 living with Parkinson's.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sun Journal

Thousands expected for Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride

"Fourteen years ago, we came to New Bern and found a home," said Mandy Wellons of MS, the event coordinator for next week's Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride.

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Related Topix: New Bern, NC, Medicine, Health, Craven County, NC, Beaufort County, NC, Aurora, NC

Medical Daily

Diet High In Salt Can Worsen MS Symptoms And Increase The Disease's Progression

Like most chronic health conditions, nutrition plays a major role in controlling the symptoms and progression of multiple sclerosis .

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

PhysOrg Weblog

High dietary salt may worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms

High dietary salt intake may worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms and boost the risk of further neurological deterioration, indicates a small observational study published online in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry .

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EurekAlert!

High dietary salt may worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms

Previous research has indicated that salt may alter the autoimmune response, which is implicated in the development of multiple sclerosis , but it is not clear if it has any direct effect on the course of the disease itself.

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Stanford

Video game accessory may help multiple sclerosis patients reduce falls, boost brain connections

Nintendo's Wii Balance Board has helped get people off the couch and moving as they play aerobic video games like Super Hula Hoop or Dance Dance Revolution.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Dance Dance Revolution, Medicine, Health, WII

Seeking Alpha

Mylan files ANDA for generic Copaxone

The FDA accepts Mylan's ANDA for a 3x/week Glatiramer Acetate Injection 40 mg/mL which is a generic version of Teva's Copaxone 40 mg/mL indicated for the treatment of patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Mylan Laboratories, Healthcare Industry, Health

Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Wordsley man faces hairy challenge to help MS charities

A HIRSUTE Wordsley man will face the razor to raise funds for two charities that support people with multiple sclerosis.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Freshnews

Acorda Therapeutics to Present at the Baird 2014 Healthcare Conference

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that Ron Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, and Andrew A. Hindman, Chief Business Development Officer, will present at Baird's 2014 Healthcare Conference on Thursday, September 4 at 10:50am ET.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Acorda Therapeutics, Healthcare Industry, Health, Zanaflex, Tizanidine (generic)

Sys-Con Media

A&W's 6th Annual Cruisin' to End MS Raises $1.45 Million

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. is proud to announce its 6th annual Cruisin' to End MS day, on August 21, raised $1.45 million in support of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada and its programs that benefit Canadians affected by the disease.

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Related Topix: The w's, Pop/Rock, North America, Canada, World News, Life, Food, Dining, Health, Medicine,

ECNmag

Kessler Foundation researchers publish first study of brain activation in MS using fNIRS

Using functional near infrared spectroscopy , Kessler Foundation researchers have shown differential brain activation patterns between people with multiple sclerosis and healthy controls.

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EurekAlert!

Researchers investigating new treatment for multiple sclerosis

A new treatment under investigation for multiple sclerosis is safe and tolerable in phase I clinical trials, according to a study published August 27, 2014, in Neurology Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation , a new online-only, freely accessible, specialty medical journal.

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The Fort Macleod Gazette

Cruisin' for a Cause fund-raiser in Fort Macleod vital for MS patients

The Great Root Bear beside Warren Gallamore's 1955 Thunderbird at Cruisin' for a Cause on Thursday at Fort Macleod A&W.

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The United Nations' World Health Organization recommended that countries regulate electronic cigarettes and ban their use indoors until studies prove that "vaping" is harmless to bystanders.

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This is Gloucestershire

Cannabis based drug Sativex made available in the Forest of Dean...

Cannabis based medication to treat symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis will soon be available in the Forest of Dean - but not to all patients.

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Medical News Today

Patients with multiple sclerosis should benefit from strategies for myelin regeneration

Except for serving as professional scavengers to clear up tissue debris , microglia also play an important role for OL development.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Kiama Independent

Fund efforts keep rolling

RAISING for Troy Eccleston's trip to Russia to receive life-changing stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis continues.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

Southland Times

Council director says teamwork important aspect of her job

She told herself she would stay two years in Invercargill, get some experience under her belt and then go travelling.

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Penarth Times

New multiple sclerosis drug to be available on Welsh NHS

WALES has become the first part of the UK to approve NHS funding for a new medicine which helps people living with multiple sclerosis.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Better access brings relief

John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press The Manitoba Human Rights Commission has brokered a deal between Diane Driedger and the city that will expand access to Handi-Transit.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Winnipeg, Canada Travel, Medicine, Arthritis, Health

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