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2010-11-17 09:00:00

NEW YORK and NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Provid Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a drug discovery company, and Fast Forward, LLC, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's subsidiary devoted to bridging the gap between research and drug development, today announced an expansion of their partnership to support Provid's preclinical studies of their candidate MS drug, PV-267. This novel, highly selective small molecule is designed to block a critical step in the autoimmune...

2010-10-25 09:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Physiotherapy Associates, the nation's foremost provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, today announced that it has identified the National Multiple Sclerosis Society as its national community service partner. More than 3,100 employees for Physiotherapy Associates will provide ongoing community service efforts to benefit the more than 400,000 people living in the United States with multiple sclerosis (MS). "As the leading physical therapy...

2010-09-24 17:06:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Honoree ADAM FOGELSON, Chairman, Universal, and chairs BYRON ALLEN, JOE ROTH and TOM SHERAK. Celebrity guests include ANNETTE BENING & WARREN BEATTY, SELMA BLAIR, JOHN CORBETT, GEORGE GALLO, IAN GOMEZ, PHIL KEOGHAN, LARRY KING, PENNY MARSHALL, JOE McINTYRE, DAVID OSMOND, DONNY OSMOND, RON PERLMAN, KEVIN POLLAK, BILL PULLMAN, LAURA RAMSEY,...

2010-09-21 15:21:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Honoree ADAM FOGELSON, Chairman, Universal, and chairs BYRON ALLEN, JOE ROTH and TOM SHERAK. Celebrity guests include ANNETTE BENING & WARREN BEATTY, SELMA BLAIR, JAMES CAAN, JOHN CORBETT, IAN GOMEZ, PHIL KEOGHAN, LARRY KING, PENNY MARSHALL, JOE McINTYRE, DAVID OSMOND, DONNY OSMOND, RON PERLMAN, BILL PULLMAN, LAURA RAMSEY, ADAM SANDLER, NIA...

2010-06-11 15:30:00

Expedited international review and new Rapid Response Fund facilitates July 1 launch of CCSVI research projects NEW YORK, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over $2.4 million has been committed by the National MS Society (USA) and the MS Society of Canada to support 7 new research projects focusing on the role of CCSVI (chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency) in MS. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090302/DC77093LOGO) All research applications underwent a rigorous...

2010-06-09 10:21:00

ST. LOUIS, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New research co-published by Saint Louis University and Express Scripts, Inc., (Nasdaq: ESRX) suggests that men with multiple sclerosis (MS) may require more education and support to manage their disease and therapy than women with MS. Men also may benefit from more targeted adherence interventions. The study found that female MS patients report better awareness of disease symptoms and have more positive perceptions of their ability to manage...

2010-05-26 05:30:00

NEW YORK, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark World MS Day, today the National Multiple Sclerosis Society announced the culmination of the We Keep Moving journey, a 10-week reality road trip across America to chronicle the extraordinary lives of people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) told by a documentary crew who have MS themselves. The Society initiated this campaign to capture unique personal stories of perseverance and triumph with the goal of uniting millions of people affected by MS...

2010-05-26 05:07:00

Global Survey Shows that Economic Impact of MS in US Alone is $28 Billion Annually R&B Legend Walter Williams of The O'Jays Announces He Has MS and Joins Friends & Supporters of the MS Movement to Raise Awareness NEW YORK, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year on May 26, the world unites once more in the MS movement to highlight the international effects of multiple sclerosis (MS). Organized by the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF) with the help of MS...

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2010-04-29 11:02:39

TAU finds multiple sclerosis biomarkers almost a decade before symptoms appear Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an equal opportunity destroyer. It attacks the central nervous system and eventually renders most patients disabled. Among its high-profile victims are celebrated cellist Jacqueline du Pre, whose career was ended by MS, and Joan Didion, one of America's greatest writers "” but they are far from alone. The National MS Society estimates that there are currently about 400,000 cases in...

2010-04-12 08:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 40 of Michigan's best golf courses are donating greens fees on select dates in May, allowing golfers to play for free while raising funds for multiple sclerosis (MS) research, programs and services. 2010 marks the 20th anniversary of the National MS Society Michigan Chapter's "MS Longest Day of Golf" event, which takes place in both May and September. Golfers organize teams of four or more and can play as many holes of golf as they...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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