Top 10 MS support pages on Facebook

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Multiple Sclerosis Ireland
@MultipleSclerosisIreland
Provides information, support and advocacy services to people with MS and their families. Learn more at Multiple Sclerosis Ireland website

 

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Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis
@OvercomingMS
OMS supports an evidence-based, positive diet and lifestyle program. Learn more at Overcoming MS website

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MS News: February 2017

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Highlight! What if Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) is repealed?

  1. Big Pharma’s offer to Trump: Discounts when drugs don’t work
  2. Advanced Curriculum for Multiple Sclerosis ’17: ACTRIMS Forum
  3. Patients Value Obamacare More Than General Public and Oppose Its Repeal, Survey Says
  4. Patient groups fear Obamacare repeal could undo protections for sickest Americans
  5. Most with Chronic Conditions Find Affordable Care Act Beneficial, Poll Shows
  6. Travel ban has serious medical consequences (Opinion)

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MS News: July 2016

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Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have begun a £2 million research programme to investigate reversing the damage caused by Multiple Sclerosis.

Highlight!

  1. Childhood MS: A guide for parents
  2. Queen’s University Belfast Awarded £2M in Bid to Reverse Myelin Damage in MS
  3. Exploring Multiple Sclerosis from the Inside

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MS News: June 2016

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  1. Nerve-insulating cells more diverse than previously thought
  2. Heart monitor implant could save lives in patients with serious immune disease
  3. ANKRD55: New gene involved in Multiple Sclerosis discovered
  4. In MS, can better sleep improve cognition?
  5. PET detects neuroinflammation in multiple sclerosis
  6. Multiple Sclerosis and Fibromyalgia – is there a connection? – Patient Talk
  7. CD8 Cells after Immunological Stem Cell Reconstitutions
  8. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in a patient without apparent immunosuppression
  9. Antibodies in the CSF may be secondary to damage
  10. How do cells enter the Brain?
  11. ResearchSpeak: grey matter lesions
  12. Link between gut bacteria, MS discovered
  13. Continued inflammation in SPMS – the role of antibodies to galectin-3
  14. Obesity and multiple sclerosis: Is there a causal relationship?
  15. Gut Microbiota is different in MS
  16. The autoimmune predilection: rheumatoid arthritis in MS
  17. Tracking brain atrophy in MS could become routine, thanks to software developed at UB
  18. Diet and Gut Microbiome Influences Multiple Sclerosis Disease Activity
  19. Cerebral Microbleeds May Be Linked to Disability in Multiple Sclerosis

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Positive MS News: February 2016

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Highlight!

  1. SHEMAR MOORE JOINS KISS GOODBYE

ACTRIMS 2016

  1. ACTRIMS 2016 Talk Weighs Clinical Differences, Similarities in 2 Major Forms of MS
  2. Results of New SPMS Study to Be Presented at ACTRIMS
  3. Effects of Specific Antibodies on MS Neurodegeneration to Be Presented at ACTRIMS Forum
  4. Treadmill Exercise Benefits MS Patients, According to Study Presented at ACTRIMS Forum
  5. NIH Study into Progressive MS Biomarkers to Be Presented at ACTRIMS 2016
  6. ACTRIMS Session on MS Progression to Emphasize Continuing Treatment of Advancing Disease

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Positive MS News: January 2015

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The first month of 2015 has come and (almost) gone again. With that, it’s full steam ahead in the field of MS research, clinical trials, business news and interesting, general newsworthy bits and pieces.

This month, the highlight was the news about MS and stem cell treatment, providing a decent outlook for those looking for alternative treatment. I’ll keep following this news throughout the year, and in the meantime, check out the Highlight! section where the news was published, with usual news stories further down this web page. Continue reading “Positive MS News: January 2015”