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6 hrs ago | Patch.com

Flossmoor Resident Angel Arroyo Jr. to Participate in Walk MS May 4

Angel Arroyo Jr. was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2010, and on Sunday, May 4, he will take part in Walk MS , the largest annual fundraiser of the National MS Society, Greater Illinois Chapter.

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Related Topix: Health, Orland Park, IL

13 hrs ago | CiteULike

Inflammatory Cytokines and Physical Activity in Multiple Sclerosis.

Background. Besides the functional benefits, physical activity triggers a hormonal pattern of immunologic responses with an anti-inflammatory effect in individuals who suffer from multiple sclerosis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

19 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Teva Setback: Competitors Can Sell Copaxone

A U.S. Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a petition by Israeli pharmaceutical maker Teva to prevent competitors from producing generic versions of multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone while hearings go on to extend the patent.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

20 hrs ago | Memeorandum

These 15 charts show our health care prices are totally insane

These 15 charts show our health care prices are totally insane - A leukemia drug here is nearly twice as expensive as anywhere else - The US pays four times as much as New Zealand for the exact same multiple sclerosis drug - For the price of one American bypass surgery, you could buy two new cars.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Blog News, Memeorandum, Tagged News, US News, Conservative Political News

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Portsmouth Today

Customers raise A 1,000

People shopping at Morrison's, in Gosport, gave a record amount to the Gosport and Fareham branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society during a store collection.

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

The Motley Fool

Meet the Company That's Changing the Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Landscape

Here at The Motley Fool we spend a lot of time dissecting companies at the leading edge of the largest investment opportunities.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza, Heart Disease, Genetics, Biotech, Biogen Idec

The News Tribune

Mother's MS fuels walk-on's UW move

Brian Clay was on scholarship at Hawaii, where he spent the first two seasons of his collegiate career before transferring to Washington in September, choosing to pay his own way as a walk-on.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Falmouth Packet

Arts and craft fair at Mylor brings in the charity funds

An arts and crafts fair at the Ord Statter Pavilion in Mylor Bridge has raised money and awareness for Cornish multiple sclerosis sufferers.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Medicine, Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

North Sound

Walk MS raises $90K in Snohomish County

Nearly 600 walkers started and ended their course at the Tulalip Amphitheatre for this year's Walk MS in Tulalip on Saturday, April 12, and while this represented a slightly smaller turnout than last year's local event, event organizers still considered it a healthy show of support given the other worthy causes close to home that are calling for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Snohomish County, WA, Tulalip, WA, Oso, WA, Medicine, Health, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Charitable Organizations, Snohomish, WA

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

New MS center at Holy Name in Teaneck moves, expands to accommodate more patients

Holy Name Medical Center has opened its new Multiple Sclerosis Center, expanded and moved to another location on the Teaneck campus to comfortably accommodate a growing number of patients, hospital executives said.

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Related Topix: Health, Teaneck, NJ, Genetics

NJ.com

Sicklerville couple fights health battles as son rallies support

Luanna Capps, who has had multiple sclerosis since 1994, looks up at her husband Jeff who has been recently diagnosed with esophageal cancer, Friday, April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sicklerville, NJ, Medicine, Health, Esophageal Cancer, US Military, Fort Dix, US Army, Fort Dix, NJ

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

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

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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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

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

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