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African Americans At Higher Risk Of MS Than Whites
2013-05-07 11:05:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society´s official website, MS is “more common in Caucasians of northern European ancestry” than other ethnicities. However, a new study in the journal Neurology has found that African American women in particular are far more likely to contract the disease than white men and women. Both black and white men were found to have the same risk of an MS diagnosis. "Our...

2013-03-05 23:01:30

On September 21st, 2013 Tomato Assault will host a massive tomato fight at Chicago's Toyota Park with a portion of each ticket going to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 Modeled after La Tomatina, the annual festival held in Bunol, Spain in August, Tomato Assault offers an extremely unique way for community members to enjoy live local music, a costume contest, inflatables, a never-ending beer garden and a full fledged food fight featuring up...

2012-12-28 05:02:45

Part 1: Overview, progress toward stopping MS. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 MS research continued to advance on many fronts in 2012. This year saw:     The approval of a second oral therapy for relapsing forms of MS and other emerging treatments progressing through the development pipeline;     The launch of the International Progressive MS Collaborative, the largest effort to date to speed research to stop progressive forms of MS;...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin