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3 hrs ago | Canberra City News
JUST weeks before Irene Elliott was due to travel to India for a high-risk treatment for her advanced multiple sclerosis, she received the news that the treatment was no longer available. "It was devastating, but what was even worse was that around the same time I suffered an unbelievably severe MS attack.
7 hrs ago | Burlington Times News
The Paralympic Experience will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Graham Recreation Center, 311 College St. "People with disabilities may not realize that they can still get out there and participate in sports. Adaptive sports are not being offered in the community," said Scott Reavis, chair of the Alamance County Mayors Committee for Persons with Disabilities.
11 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
Kessler Foundation researchers have published a study supporting the role of slowed processing speed in the executive deficits found in individuals with multiple sclerosis . "Does slowed processing speed account for executive deficits in multiple sclerosis? Evidence from neuropsychological performance and structural neuroimaging," was published online ahead of print on August 18 by Rehabilitation Psychology .
12 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento
Research shows there are many benefits of physical activity for patients with MS. According to their web site Oceans of Hope is the first ever circumnavigation crewed by people with multiple sclerosis and will emphasize ability instead of disability.
20 hrs ago | CiteULike
Inflammatory demyelination and axon damage in the corpus callosum are prominent features of multiple sclerosis and may partially account for impaired performance on complex tasks. The objective of this article was to characterize quantitative callosal MRI abnormalities and their association with disability.
MULTIPLE sclerosis sufferers across the Hunter have been guaranteed ongoing local support with the continuation of the region's fund-raising branch. MULTIPLE sclerosis sufferers across the Hunter have been guaranteed ongoing local support with the continuation of the region's fund-raising branch.
With its successful IPO last week, ReWalk , the company behind the Israeli-developed exoskeleton system designed to help paraplegics walk, is ready to go to market. But that's not all.
Residents of Sturbridge and surrounding communities will come together Sept. 20, for Walk MS, presented by Biogen Idec.
There are quite a few studies that have suggested that surprising factor can influence a person's risk of multiple sclerosis. Viruses.
ST. PETE BEACH, Fla - It's a love story come full circle and a commitment anew, with an Indiana couple renewing their vows on St. Pete Beach right behind the Tradewinds resort on Sunday morning. ABC Action News first brought you Bart and Rachel Naylor's love story several months ago, when an engraved "Bart & Rachel" ring washed up along the beach.
Sanofi rare disease unit Genzyme hopes to become a leader in the multiple sclerosis field with the help of new products developed in-house but also through acquisitions, senior Genzyme executives told Reuters. The Cambridge, Massachusetts company is confident in the commercial success of its two MS drugs Lemtrada and Aubagio and is "very active" in its hunt for external growth, Bill Sibold, the head of Genzyme's MS franchise, told Reuters.
As a medium, the internet neither helps nor harms in multiple sclerosis care - what matters is how clinicians and patients engage in that medium, according to Paul Wicks, PhD, vice president of Innovation at PatientsLikeMe. His company is a Patient Powered Research Network, which are becoming increasingly common, he explained during his session at the 2014 ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Joint Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.
Despite the benefit of having more choices than ever before to treat patients with multiple sclerosis , the abundance of options has led to more complexity, according to speakers at the 2014 ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Joint Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. In the 1980s just 1 option had been available, but there are currently 12 that patients and providers need to choose between when creating a treatment plan for individuals with MS.
John F. Kurtzke. Epidemiology in multiple sclerosis: a pilgrim's progress. Brain 2013: 136; 2904-17; doi:10.1093/brain/awt220.
Multiple Sclerosis is a neurological disorder that presents with myriad of symptoms. The disease causes physical as well as emotional changes in the patients.
Intrathecal oligoclonal bands of the cerebrospinal fluid are considered the most important immunological biomarkers of multiple sclerosis. They typically consist of clonally expanded IgG antibodies that underwent affinity maturation during sustained stimulation by largely unknown antigens.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:54 pm
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