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Allergic to copaxone after over a year of injections?

So, I recently have had an allergic reaction to something that made me break out a little with hives, painful ankles, and a feeling of a small lump in my throat. I have also become itchy on my ankles (symptom of my ms) and a lot of the rest of my body too. I recently started using a new deodorant and soap in the shower, but I stopped both of those last night so hopefully ...
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Mouse mix-up leads to MS gender breakthrough

A mistake made by a graduate student in a Northwestern Medicine lab, where she accidentally used male mice instead of female mice during an experiment, has led scientists to a novel discovery that offers new insight into why women are more likely than men to develop autoimmune conditions such as multiple sclerosis (MS).......... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/gender
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Exercise improves outcomes in multiple sclerosis patients

A continuous management program of prescribed exercise for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) successfully reversed disease-related decline in the majority of patients, according to data presented at the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers 2015 Annual Meeting..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/exerciseresearch
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Filling out a job application. Mark box disabled?

Hello!

I have question about applying for a position. I have been diagnose with MS 10 years ago. Fortunately, I hide it well. I am an software engineer and constantly apply for contract temp and fulltime positions. Lately, I have noticed the standard government form about disability. In the past I would never check the box. However, I started to check it and I started to get interviews, local gov't and private sector. Some of ...
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Multiple Sclerosis - Double the Risk of Dying Early!!!

Not what I wanted to read this morning.

jackD

People With Multiple Sclerosis May Have Double the Risk of Dying Early

May 27, 2015


MINNEAPOLIS -- May 27, 2015 -- New research suggests people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may have double the risk of dying early compared with people without MS, with those younger than 59 at a 3 times higher risk.

The findings are published in the May 27, 2015, online issue of the ...
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Touch Screens, Hand and Feet Pain???

Using a touch screen (phone or pad) causes lingering/chronic pain in my hands and feet. The pain spreads up the arms and legs. This symptom has progressively gotten worse to where the pain is quite significant, and now only slightly subsides when not interacting with the devices. In the morning most of the pain has gone away, but as soon as I start using my touch screen again...BAM! Also, it doesn't matter if I'm holding ...
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News article indicates difficulties in getting MS diagnosis

‘Four out of five misdiagnosed’

Four out of five people with multiple sclerosis are misdiagnosed, a charity has warned.... Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Patients getting MS test results by text - claim

Patients in Northern Ireland with multiple sclerosis are being told by text message that they have the condition, it has been claimed.

And one GP in Antrim has hit out at waiting times, with some patients waiting for up to a year to see a neurologist.... Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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MS-UK celebrates World MS Day with release of new film

MS-UK celebrates World MS Day with release of new film about their work.

Have you viewed our new film, 'We're Here'?

See it here http://www.ms-uk.org/worldmsday

Together we are ‪#‎strongerthanMS‬ ‪#‎WMSD2015‬ ‪#‎WorldMSDay‬
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MS patient summit hailed a success

A patient summit for people with MS held in Rome has been hailed a success by organisors.

Reaching 8.5 million people around the world, the social media response also saw the summit became a trending topic on Twitter with #thinkMS surging to become the top healthcare hashtag on Friday........Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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