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2010-03-09 05:30:00

NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning March 9 during National MS Awareness Week and culminating ten weeks later in New York City, We Keep Moving will seek to unite millions of people affected by multiple sclerosis through a series of online video stories that chronicle the lives of real people across the country living with MS. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/wekeepmoving/41208/ (Photo:...

2010-03-08 04:07:00

NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- MS Awareness Week March 8-14 is the time for the nation to go orange and move it to end multiple sclerosis, a disease where someone is newly diagnosed every hour of every day. Supported by a Congressional resolution, this year MS Awareness Week and the state of MS research aptly coincide. Move it to create a world free of MS! (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090302/DC77093LOGO ) Research Helping People Living with MS Move Their Lives...

2010-03-04 07:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- March 8-14 is MS National Awareness Week and the National MS Society Michigan Chapter kicks off the week with its first-ever YouTube video contest and activities planned across the state. For the month-long "What Moves You?" contest, participants are asked to submit short videos creatively expressing reasons for supporting the National MS Society and encouraging others to join in. Entry forms and additional details are available at...

2010-02-12 08:46:00

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For every person living with and affected by MS there is a unique story about how they move forward with their lives. That is why the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is launching We Keep Moving, a viewer-driven reality campaign that will capture these stories and perspectives through online videos that chronicle how people across the country keep moving forward while living with MS. Tell your story today! Starting today through February 26,...

2010-02-07 09:17:54

Fewer African Americans than Caucasians develop multiple sclerosis (MS), statistics show, but their disease progresses more rapidly, and they don't respond as well to therapies, a new study by neurology researchers at the University at Buffalo has found. Magnetic resonance images (MRI) of a cohort of 567 consecutive MS patients showed that blacks with MS had more damage to brain tissue and had less normal white and gray matter compared to whites with the disease. Results of the study were...

2010-01-25 08:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the NRI Welfare Society of India recognized Bhupendra Khatri, M.D., of Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center with its prestigious Hind Rattan Award. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090303/CG78204LOGO-b) Dr. Khatri was selected for his extensive contribution to the field of multiple sclerosis and for his work as medical director of the Regional Multiple Sclerosis Center at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center. The Hind Rattan is given...

2010-01-22 17:27:00

FDA Approves Fampridine SR, Now Called Ampyra, to Improve Walking for People With All Types of Multiple Sclerosis NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the marketing of Ampyra(TM) (dalfampridine, formerly known as fampridine SR, from Acorda Therapeutics) for its ability to improve walking speed in people with any type of multiple sclerosis. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090302/DC77093LOGO) Ampyra is the first...

2010-01-19 13:45:00

Lease for Additional 48,000 Square Feet Makes MS Research and Treatment Center Largest in the World NEW YORK, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Multiple Sclerosis Management Practice (IMSMP), a 34,000 square foot research and treatment center dedicated to MS, today announced that it has signed a lease for an additional 48,000 square feet. This makes it the largest establishment in the world committed to discovering the cause and cure for MS. The practice expansion will...

2010-01-19 08:00:00

Patient Advocacy Partners Forge Collaboration to Fund Discovery of New Drugs that Target the Immune System NEW YORK and MILAN, Italy, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fast Forward, LLC, the commercial drug development arm of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the leader in research leading to a cure for type 1 diabetes in the world today announced a collaborative partnership with Axxam SpA -- a leading company in conducting...

2009-12-22 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- 2009 saw exciting research progress, unprecedented opportunities on the horizon, and more scientists than ever working on resolving important questions. Despite the year's economic and financial challenges, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society continues to propel research forward to end MS. In 2009 the Society provided over $33.5 million to support 345 new and ongoing projects in its research portfolio, plus $1.5 million for Fast Forward, the Society's...


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