New Myelin Discovery has Implications for Multiple Sclerosis and Other Diseases
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New Myelin Discovery has Implications for Multiple Sclerosis and Other Diseases

According to a story from EurekAlert!, a recent discovery related to myelin, a fatty acid that coats neurons, could have significant implications for diseases that impact it, such as multiple…

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Despite Advancements in Precision Medicine, We Also Need to Look at Disease Broadly

Published in Social Science & Medicine, a recent study conducted by Drexel University has shed light on how, even in a world of evolving precision medicine, there is also merit in…

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Phase 2 Trial for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis has Completed Enrollment
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Phase 2 Trial for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis has Completed Enrollment

FightMND is an Australian nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of motor neurone disease patients through funding research for cures. They've successfully provided millions toward research initiatives and clinical…

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Study Suggests that Gene Therapy Could Protect Multiple Sclerosis Patients from Vision Loss
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Study Suggests that Gene Therapy Could Protect Multiple Sclerosis Patients from Vision Loss

According to a story from Medical Xpress, a team of researchers from the medical school at the University of Massachusetts has revealed new information about the nature of neurodegenerative symptoms…

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Six Tips for Handling Body Image When Living with a Rare and/or Chronic Disease
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Six Tips for Handling Body Image When Living with a Rare and/or Chronic Disease

Body Image In today's world, negative body image is unfortunately very common. Research has shown that this trend occurs in women and men, both as children and adults. It affects…

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A Multiple Sclerosis Patient’s Life was Transformed After Getting Into a Clinical Trial
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A Multiple Sclerosis Patient’s Life was Transformed After Getting Into a Clinical Trial

According to a story from OMRF, things were looking dire for Tonja Martin after she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. This happened to her in 2010, and she promptly began…

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Research Team Offers Recommendations to Improve Personalized Care for Multiple Sclerosis Patients
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Research Team Offers Recommendations to Improve Personalized Care for Multiple Sclerosis Patients

A New Working Group A team of healthcare professionals from the Institute for Quality and Efficacy in Health Care, the Drug Commission of the German Medical Association, and the Charité…

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Multiple Sclerosis’s “Miraculous” Experience with Experimental Drug Trials
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Multiple Sclerosis’s “Miraculous” Experience with Experimental Drug Trials

As originally reported by the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation; Tonja Martin was running through her retirement savings for her medical care. She spent $3,400 every month to cover treatment for…

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Three Courageous Women With Multiple Sclerosis are Fighting the Disease by Running Marathons.
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Three Courageous Women With Multiple Sclerosis are Fighting the Disease by Running Marathons.

According to recent articles in Runner’s World Magazine, having a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis has not stopped Cheryl Hile, Jennifer Lee or Melissa Ossanna. Each woman is fighting the symptoms…

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Study Reveals a Key Difference Between People of Color with Multiple Sclerosis and Whites
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Study Reveals a Key Difference Between People of Color with Multiple Sclerosis and Whites

According to a story from Multiple Sclerosis News Today, a recent study has revealed a never-before-seen difference in multiple sclerosis patients of different racial backgrounds. The research found that people…

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This Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis Could be on its Way to Approval in the EU
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This Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis Could be on its Way to Approval in the EU

According to a story from finanznachricten.de, the drug company Novartis recently announced that the European Medicine Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive…

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