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2 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Finding out about multiple sclerosis

During most of the '70s, Kathe Skinner, now a 65-year-old licensed marriage family therapist in Colorado Springs, Colo., couldn't figure out what was wrong with her body.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Colorado Springs, CO, Neurology

2 hrs ago | Newswise

Yoga Relieves Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

Paula Meltzer was only 38 when out of nowhere everything she looked at was blurry.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Health, Rutgers University, Laurel Springs, NJ

4 hrs ago | Alpha One

After The Fall, A Young Man Chronicles His Life With Multiple Sclerosis

At age 25, Jason DaSilva had everything - he was smart, talented, good-looking and traveling the world as a documentary filmmaker.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Philly.com

Photo essay documents life with MS

As the photo essay opens, a 44-year-old man with a shaved head lies shirtless on his back in bed.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

Iranian female director slams US sanctions

An Iranian well-known director and movie producer has lashed out against US over its economic sanctions imposed upon the .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News

MS study uses fNIRS to examine brain activation during working memory task

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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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Cape Cod Times

MS challenge walk to begin Friday

Next week, more than 450 people will walk from Hyannis to Eastham to raise money for research and treatment of multiple sclerosis.

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Related Topix: Eastham, MA, Medicine, Health, Brewster, MA

Scientific Blogging

High Dietary Salt Linked To Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

Some research has indicated that salt might 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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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

MS patient talks about relief she finds with marijuana

Peggy Alcorn, a 68-year-old retiree, exercises every day in her swimming pool. a She hangs onto the edge for an hour - bouncing, swaying, kicking and singing to a mix of 1980s hits streaming from her computer.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Florida, Florida Government, Pain

Diss Today

Denton duo raise A 3,000 for MS after starting cycle ride across Europe

Denton, Norfolk. Lucy Hanner and Doris Lambert who are cycling to Brussels to raise money for MS ANL-140824-232257009 A pair of budding fundraisers from Denton have set off on an enormous five-day cycle trek through continental Europe, the culmination of a series of events that have raised over 3,000 to fight multiple sclerosis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News

Report: Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs market to grow at 5.56% CAGR over 2013-2018

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Bangor Daily News

'Social Security is not the way to live': Maine couple talks...

Claire El-Hajj, 63, and her husband Lonnie El-Hajj, 60, met in 2011 when Lonnie asked Claire about her dogs in a Bangor park.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Bangor, ME, Medicine, Health, Winterport, ME, Medicaid, Opinion

Scoop

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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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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