MS News: May 2015


New additions: news about MS and diet, exercise etc. More will follow soon!


  1. Hawaii Legislature approves medical marijuana dispensaries
  2. Medical marijuana registry in Quebec called world’s first
  3. Texas Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Bill
  4. State health officials unveil new marijuana dispensary rules


  1. MSAA Publishes 2015 MS Research Updates for Multiple Sclerosis Management
  2. Promising New Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis Based on Placenta Cells
  3. Miconazole and clobetasol may be effective as multiple sclerosis therapies
  4. MicroRNA-572 expression in multiple sclerosis patients with different patterns of clinical progression
  5. Study implicates new gene in multiple sclerosis disease activity
  6. Researchers Solve Multiple Sclerosis Puzzle
  8. Amarantus Releases Preliminary Data From Blood-Based MS Diagnostic
  9. New Genetic Variant as Predictor of Patients’ Response to MS Treatment

Clinical trials

  1. Opexa Developing Tcelna as a True Personalized MS Therapy For SPMS, RRMS
  2. Myelin Repair Foundation and NIH to Study Guanabenz for MS
  3. Researchers Identify Drugs That Promote Remyelination in Mice

Medical treatment news

  1. FDA Evaluates ZINBRYTA For MS Treatment
  2. Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New Treatment for Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis
  3. Oral Pain Medications Overtake Injectable Therapies as Preferred Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis
  4. Despite Several Unknowns, Payers Plan for Landmark Launch of Generic MS Treatment
  5. Oral Drugs May Reduce Preference for Injectable Drugs in Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
  6. Singer Releases Song About MS Recovery After Receiving Stem Cell Therapy
  7. Antifungal Drugs and Steroids May Be Able to Reverse Multiple Sclerosis
  8. Multiple sclerosis can be reversed by endogenous stem cells; process aided by 2 potential drugs
  9. Public Release: 19-May-2015 Discovery of a treatment to block the progression of multiple sclerosis
  10. 11-Year Follow-up of Bayer’s BENEFIT Interferon-beta1b Treatment Reveals Positive Results For …

Holistic treatment news

  1. Researchers investigate massage to help Multiple Sclerosis patients
  2. Mindfulness beneficial for low mood in progressive multiple sclerosis
  3. Can Hypnosis Help Relieve the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis?
  4. Acupuncture for Multiple Sclerosis
  5. Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis Patients
  6. Health Beat: Massage for multiple sclerosis

MS Organisations

  1. British expertise leads the way at international Multiple Sclerosis Conference
  2. #thinkMS: The 4th International MS Patient Summit In Rome
  3. Leading Conference for Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Care


  1. Tips for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis: Dietary
  2. Coffee May Reduce Multiple Sclerosis Risk


  1. Aquatic classes help those living with multiple sclerosis
  2. Exercise program shows promising results for multiple sclerosis patients
  3. Wii Fit viable treatment for balance of people with Multiple Sclerosis
  4. Multiple sclerosis: Scientists ID cause of movement, balance problems


  1. Time to Rethink CIS Criteria

Business news

  1. Whats in Store for GW Pharmaceuticals in Q2 Earnings?
  2. Trader’s Watch List – Bayer (BAYRY), Surgutneftegas (SGTPY), Valmie Resources (VMRI), BASF …
  3. Genzyme, Ablynx form multiple sclerosis pact

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