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America’s National MS Society invests $28m in new research

America’s National Multiple Sclerosis Society has committed $28m to support an expected 84 new MS research projects and training awards, it has been revealed.

This financial commitment is the latest in the Society's projected investment of over $52m in 2015 to support 380 new and ongoing studies around the world..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Insurance being a poop

Hi, how do you guys deal with your insurance being a giant poop monster? :crazy:
I'm "undiagnosed" by my neurologist who says "it's probably MS we just need to wait for another flare up." (I'm three years into it, but only started pursuing answers last year). Since then I have been tested for, well you know the drill, EVERYTHING. My insurance has just decided I'm pathalogical and ...
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Progressive MS treatment phase III study update

MedDay, a biotechnology company focused on the treatment of nervous system disorders, has provided further information about the design of its pivotal clinical trial (MS-SPI) to investigate the efficacy and safety of MD1003 in the treatment of primary and secondary progressive multiple sclerosis..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/MStypes
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Patients could benefit from brain boost

Multiple sclerosis patients could one day benefit from treatments that boost their brain function, a study has suggested.

Increasing the activity of neurons could be beneficial in people with the condition, researchers say. It could stimulate the production of a substance that protects nerve fibres...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/nervecells
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Immune system component found.....

Immune system component found to be related to MS neurodegeneration

A study published in PLOS ONE provides new insights into the relationship between the immune system and neurodegeneration and clinical disability in MS, reports Multiple Sclerosis News Today.... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/immunecells
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MS patients less susceptible to gout claims study

A group of researchers have been investigating the theory that high levels of uric acid, whch may have protective effects on neurons and are present in gout patients, could mean gout resulting in a reduced risk of developing neurological disease, reports Multiple Sclerosis News Today...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/qol
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Chicago veteran walks again with exoskeleton

http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2015/04/ ... 428074607/

CHICAGO, April 3 (UPI) -- A Chicago veteran who was paralyzed from the chest down by a motorcycle crash in 2012 is walking again with the help of a robotic exoskeleton.

Roosevelt "R.J." Anderson Jr. walked out of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Thursday with the help of a ReWalk robotic exoskeleton, which powers his hip and knee motions.

Anderson has been training on the $70,000 ...
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L'hermittes question

I have been getting a strange buzzing around my tailbone the last few days, moreso brought on by tilting my head forward. It doesn't do it everytime I bend my head, and sometimes can be stopped by changing positions and doesn't always stop once I immediately lift my head. Of course dr google brought me to MS which is why im here.

Does this sound like L'hermittes? I do have a disc bulge but this ...
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Qualitative studies regarding MS

Has anyone found any Qualitative research on MS? I haven't found any and I am interested. For those who don't know what Qualitative research is, it is research performed through the collection of subjective and objective data rather than using raw number data. Quantitative research is what we mostly find on MS.

I would like to know what people with MS have in common. Has anyone researched that? I know that geographical and ethnicity studies ...
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