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2010-12-20 05:04:00

National MS Society Leads the Way in Cutting Edge Research to Stop MS, Restore Function and End MS Forever NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Exciting advances were made in 2010 in virtually every field of MS research. Progress toward finding new therapies for MS is illustrated by the availability of the first oral disease-modifying therapy for MS. Progress was also made toward finding ways to restore function and improving quality of life and specific MS symptoms through...

2010-12-16 10:06:00

Society Moves Forward with Its Comprehensive Research Strategy to Stop MS, Restore Function and End MS Forever NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Timothy Coetzee has been named as the organization's Chief Research Officer, effective January 1st, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090302/DC77093LOGO) Dr. Coetzee has been engaged in the MS movement his entire career. Most recently,...

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...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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