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2014-06-05 12:27:11

CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is pleased to announce that the newly published About MS booklet is now available as both a printed and online publication. MSAA's About MS: An Overview of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Including Symptoms, Treatments, and Research offers an overview of multiple sclerosis including history, process and symptoms, types of MS, possible causes, diagnosing and evaluating disease activity,...

2014-06-04 23:08:13

A new data standard for multiple sclerosis (MS) has been released by the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC), the leading global standards organization for clinical research. When used together with the foundational CDISC clinical data standard, this therapeutic area standard allows clinical research data from multiple MS trials to be grouped for reporting, analysis, and regulatory submissions. Austin, TX; New York, NY and Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 A new data...

2014-05-29 23:19:59

The 2014 LDN at the MEET is being organised by the charity the LDN Research Trust in the UK and Mark’s Dugs in the US. The conference reviews, compares and contrasts the most recent data and treatments for a variety of Auto-Immune and Immuno-modulated Conditions. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 International conference to raise awareness about a ground-breaking drug. Physicians, patients and experts from all over the world will gather in Las Vegas this November at a major conference to discuss and...

2014-05-28 16:27:07

HAYWARD, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced that it has been honored with a "Recognition of Appreciation" Award from MS Views & News, Inc., a leading multiple sclerosis (MS) education, information and advocacy organization. "We are very proud to recognize Questcor for its exemplary support in helping to provide services to the multiple sclerosis community," said Stuart Schlossman, President and founder of MS Views...

2014-05-28 08:33:20

ROCKLAND, Mass., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today that Rebif(®) (interferon beta-1a) data will be presented at the 2014 Cooperative Meeting of CMSC (Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers) and ACTRIMS (Americas Committee on Research & Treatment in Multiple Sclerosis), taking place from May 28 - 31, in Dallas, TX. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121220/SF32295LOGO-b Data from 11 study assessments will...

2014-05-27 23:13:00

The Notus Sports Golf Challenge at Birdwood Golf Course on June 19 will raise funds for the Blue Ridge Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Proceeds will be earmarked for fitness programs to help local patients with MS improve their health and ease the progression of the disease. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Notus Sports and Event Management Group recently announced the first tournament in a series of charity golf tournaments it will run: the Notus Sports...

2014-05-27 08:27:32

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Biogen Idec Canada announces today that TECFIDERA(TM) (dimethyl fumarate) is now available for reimbursement in Ontario through the Ontario Public Drugs Program's (OPDP) Exceptional Access Program (EAP), as indicated in the upcoming May 29, 2014, Edition No. 42, Ontario Drug Benefit Formulary/Comparative Index. TECFIDERA(TM) is a first-line oral treatment for adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). TECFIDERA(TM) is indicated as...

2014-05-19 23:12:15

There is “an increased frequency of latent EBV-infected B cells in MS,” according to a study published in Acta Neurologica Scandinavica on March 31, 2014 (1). polyDNA reviews the study and recommends that patients with MS talk to their doctors about Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection is associated with multiple sclerosis (MS). One recent study found that “Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) have elevated antibodies...

2014-05-16 08:25:39

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mice crippled by an autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis (MS) regained the ability to walk and run after a team of researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), University of Utah and University of California (UC), Irvine implanted human stem cells into their injured spinal cords. Remarkably, the mice recovered even after their bodies rejected the human stem cells. "When we implanted the...

2014-05-13 12:23:59

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Gas Chromatography Systems Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/gas_chromatography_systems.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Gas Chromatography Systems in US$ Million/Thousand by the following End-Use Segments: Chemical & Pharmaceutical, Clinical, Environmental, Petrochemicals, Food & Beverage, Research, and Others. The...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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