Will the Case of Billy Caldwell Set a New Precedent for Medical Cannabis in the UK?
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Will the Case of Billy Caldwell Set a New Precedent for Medical Cannabis in the UK?

According to a story from uk.news.yahoo.com, when Billy Caldwell, age 12, and his mother returned from traveling to Canada, the Home Office initially confiscated a substance that had been the…

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Researchers Discover More Information on the Genetic Basis of Neuromyelitis Optica
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Researchers Discover More Information on the Genetic Basis of Neuromyelitis Optica

According to a story from Newswise, a team of scientists and researchers have recently completed research that managed to reveal the genetic nature of the unusual rare disease neuromyelitis optica.…

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Zebrafish Lab Research Could Produce Solutions for Neurodegenerative Disease Like CMT and MS
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Zebrafish Lab Research Could Produce Solutions for Neurodegenerative Disease Like CMT and MS

According to UVA Today, a University of Virginia professor, Sarah Kucenas, is studying glia cells in the brain of fish that could potentially help spear the way for the creation of…

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Express Scripts Makes Diagnosis Easier with Second Opinion
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Express Scripts Makes Diagnosis Easier with Second Opinion

According to PRNewswire, Express Scripts announced a new program to benefit people living with rare diseases on May 31st. The program, called Second Opinion is part of the company’s larger…

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Man is Scammed for Unsuccessful Stem Cell Transplant for Lung Disease
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Man is Scammed for Unsuccessful Stem Cell Transplant for Lung Disease

New research is showing that patients sometimes use crowdfund websites to pay for fake stem cell transplants and other dubious medical procedures, according to a story from medicalxpress.com. Crowdfunding websites…

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New Study Reveals That Spinal Fluid Could Help Predict Multiple Sclerosis Progression
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New Study Reveals That Spinal Fluid Could Help Predict Multiple Sclerosis Progression

According to a story from medicalxpress.com, a recent study from the University of Birmingham discovered that the progression of multiple sclerosis could be predicted by spinal fluid analysis. This could…

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Famed Journalist Talks About his New Book and His MS Battle on The View
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Famed Journalist Talks About his New Book and His MS Battle on The View

As a society, we're always watching SOMETHING. Television, smartphones, tablets, smart watches, computers - we're always glued to some form of media, so it's always nice when the people we…

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A Common Virus is a Risk Factor for Seven Serious Diseases
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A Common Virus is a Risk Factor for Seven Serious Diseases

A study carried out by researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital has discovered that the extremely common Epstein-Barr virus is a risk factor for seven diseases, including lupus and multiple sclerosis.…

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Recent Surveys Show What Patients Really Think About Their Standard of Care
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Recent Surveys Show What Patients Really Think About Their Standard of Care

An organisation called PatientsLikeMe that helps to represent patients to governments and pharmaceutical companies has published a press release about the results of two recent studies designed to define and…

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