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Cindy Klassen leads Team MTS in MS Bike Tour from Stonewall to Gimli

In an effort to raise money and awareness for multiple sclerosis, six-time Olympic medallist Cindy Klassen will be cycling from Stonewall to Gimli this weekend.

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Related Topix: Canada, Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 22, 2014

BioMed Central

Mindfulness-based interventions in multiple sclerosis: beneficial...

BackgroundPatients suffering from Multiple Sclerosis experience a wide array of symptoms, including balance problems, mobility impairment, fatigue and depression.

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CiteULike

Proteomic profiling in multiple sclerosis clinical courses reveals...

The aim of our project was to perform an exploratory analysis of the cerebrospinal fluid proteomic profiles of Multiple Sclerosis patients, collected in different phases of their clinical course, in order to investigate the existence of peculiar profiles characterizing the different MS phenotypes.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Doctors say hot weather can worsen the symptoms of MS

Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, affects more than 250 thousand people in the U.S. It's a debilitating disease and symptoms can be made worse by hot weather.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Weather

EurekAlert!

Kessler Foundation study of self-awareness in MS has implications for rehabilitation

West Orange, NJ. August 22, 2014. A new study of self-awareness by Kessler Foundation researchers shows that persons with multiple sclerosis may be able to improve their self-awareness through task-oriented cognitive rehabilitation.

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Related Topix: West Orange, NJ, Orange, NJ, Medicine, Health, New York University

Nature Neuroscience

Research Technologist (Assistant) - MGH

The central research program seeks to study brain pathology in subjects with multiple sclerosis, and to identify in vivo bio-imaging markers that could help to improve monitoring multiple sclerosis disease course and potentially response to treatments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Psychology, Science

Burton Mail

Burton mum-to-be wants more support for MS sufferers

Rebecca Perry, who lives in the Regents Park estate in Branston, says that she is struggling to get access to funding and support that she is entitled to because the disease does not usually lead to any visible signs of a disability.

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

BroadwayWorld.com

Sculptor Brian Grossman Receives National Honors

This month the Department of Veterans Affairs and the American Legion Auxiliary concluded its final selection of winners for The National Veterans Creative Arts Festival .

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Health, Arts, Sculpting, Milwaukee, WI

KRNV-TV Reno

Dolan family receives honor at fundraising dinner

It is the highest honor bestowed on those who are champions for Multiple Sclerosis.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Prime Minister Stephen Harper Makes a Stop in Whitehorse for A&W Cruisin' to End MS

The Prime Minister applauded the efforts of the A&W team and highlighted the important work of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada in improving the quality of life of Canadians with MS.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, Canada, North America, World News, Medicine, Health

Sherwoodgazette.com

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Wendy Malcomson's newest venture is located in a tiny building in Old Town Sherwood, but while her business might be small, her life story would fill a giant book.

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Related Topix: Health, Brain Cancer, Medicine, Family, Kids, University of Portland, Nursing, Marysville, WA

Nature Neuroscience

Research Fellow in Radiology - Multiple Sclerosis - MGH

To investigate this, our laboratory utilizes ultra-high-field and a multimodal imaging acquisition approach, together with an extensive clinical and cognitive assessment of patients.

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Hispanic Business

Mindful paintings in 'States of Mind' exhibit at Chambersburg Council for the Arts

"Painting became an escape for me and a way to process everything I was going through," she said.

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Romsey Advertiser

a Multiple sclerosis information awareness day is being held in Romsey this month.

It's in the Cornmarket on Saturday, August 23 and is from 9am onwards, and the day has been organised by the MS Society Southampton and District Branch which covers Romsey and surround villages.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Freshnews

Neurology Times Features Special Coverage of Multiple Sclerosis

UBM Medica US announces that Neurology Times , a leading online community and information resource for neurologists and other healthcare providers features special coverage on multiple sclerosis , devoted to fostering better treatment of patients who have the disorder.

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Sys-Con Media

Neurology Times Features Special Coverage of Multiple Sclerosis

MS affects 2.5 million persons worldwide, including more than 400,000 Americans, and is the most common disabling neurologic disease of young adults.

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Hamilton Mountain News

Cruisin' to End MS

At 17, a progressive form of multiple sclerosis left the York University student unable to walk on her own, let alone run the bases.

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Concord Monitor

Letter: MS Walk was a big hit

Funds from this event will support research into the cause and cure of MS. The money raised will also fund community-based education, support and advocacy within Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Charitable Organizations, Laconia, NH, Belmont, NH, Gilford, NH, Tilton, NH, Opinion

CiteULike

Mitochondrial defects in acute multiple sclerosis lesions.

Brain : a journal of neurology , Vol. 131, No. Pt 7. , pp. 1722-1735, doi:10.1093/brain/awn105 Multiple sclerosis is a chronic inflammatory disease, which leads to focal plaques of demyelination and tissue injury in the CNS.

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CiteULike

Enhanced number and activity of mitochondria in multiple sclerosis lesions.

Mitochondrial dysfunction has been implicated in the development and progression of multiple sclerosis lesions.

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