Positive MS News: January 2014

  1. New exercise guidelines developed for people with Multiple Sclerosis
    YottaFire – According to new research out of Queen’s University, an active lifestyle has many benefits for adults living with multiple sclerosis.
  2. Primary Progressive, Relapse-Free Secondary Progressive Multiple
    BioNews Texas – secondary progressive multiple sclerosis nerve While there have been a number of success stories for MS research in 2013, last year saw yet another …
  3. One Mom’s Fight For MS Awareness
    MyFox Los Angeles – MS no more! In ‘Christine’s Community’ how one supermom has put the fight against multiple sclerosis on the map.
  4. Gov candidates cool to more marijuana legalization
    Kansas City Star – Most Republicans said it was too early to decide, but a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor who suffers from multiple sclerosis said it should …
  5. Sanofi’s Aubagio Wins Final Approval From U.K. CostAgency NICE
    Bloomberg – Sanofi’s multiple sclerosis drug Aubagio won final approval from the U.K.’s health-cost agency, allowing access to a market
  6. New Cure for MS and Treatment Options Revealed
    SBWire (press release) – Sclerosis Treatment.com reveals a series of effective treatment options for multiple sclerosis.
  7. Multiple Sclerosis – Prof. Lutz Harms on the origin and treatment of MS
    Deutsche Welle – Multiple Sclerosis – Prof. Lutz Harms on the origin and treatment of MS.
  8. Striking a Nerve: Docs, Patients Fume Over Lemtrada Snub
    MedPage Today – It’s been a long time since an FDA decision has generated such fury in the multiple sclerosis community.
  9. Adult Stem Cell Therapy Offers New Hope for Multiple Sclerosis
    PR Urgent (press release) – Autologous stem cell transplantation therapy is a process of harvesting stem cells from their most abundant source, adipose (fat) tissue.
  10. NICE recommends Genzyme’s multiple sclerosis drug Aubagio in
    Pharmaceutical Business Review – The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued its final guidance recommending the use of Genzyme’s multiple sclerosis…
  11. NICE approves oral drug for multiple sclerosis
    Nursing Times – “As an oral treatment with a different side-effect profile, teriflunomide offers a new option for treating relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, which could …
  12. Genzyme’s MS Drug Aubagio Recommended By National Institute
    BioResearch Online (press release) – Genzyme’s new multiple sclerosis drug Aubagio (teriflunomide) has received final guidance recommendation from the National Institute for Health and …
  13. Multiple Sclerosis and Spray Marijuana, An Important Update
    eMaxHealth – Anyone who has multiple sclerosis and who has thought about using marijuana for symptom relief, especially for spasticity, should consider the results.
  14. Antioxidant drug may treat multiple sclerosis
    Business Standard: An antioxidant designed by scientists more than 12 years ago to fight damage within human cells can treat symptoms in mice that have a multiple …
  15. Definitive imaging study finds no link between venous narrowing
    Definitive imaging study finds no link between venous narrowing and multiple sclerosis.
  16. Common Foodborne Bacteria Might Be ‘Trigger’ For Multiple Sclerosis
    Food Safety News – Actor Michael J. Fox, race car driver Trevor Bayne, television personality Montel Williams, and Ann Romney are but a few of the celebrities who have MS.

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    1. Thanks for reblogging, feel free to reblog any time!



  1. I will share this with my Mom, who has MS.



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