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Latest National Multiple Sclerosis Society Stories

2012-05-08 02:24:06

EAST HANOVER, N.J., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Phil Keoghan, host of "The Amazing Race," and the women cyclists of the professional "NOW and Novartis for MS" team are joining with Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation for a second year in a row to raise awareness of MS. The campaign, "Together in MS," will support the MS community and show that MS does not have to define the more than 400,000 people in the U.S. living with the disease. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2012-04-27 06:22:15

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred and eighty miles -- Houston to Austin, Texas -- that's the challenge bike riders in the BP MS 150 overcame on April 21 and 22 in a fund-raising event for Multiple Sclerosis. Team Freedom, a corporate team sponsored by The SCOOTER Store, the nation's leading provider of power mobility solutions and services, completed the two-day ride and raised over $12,000 for the cause. (Logo:...

2012-04-26 02:29:56

ARMONK, N.Y., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that researchers from The State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo are using IBM analytics technology to study more than 2,000 genetic and environmental factors that may contribute to multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) As part of the initiative, Researchers will tap into IBM's analytics technology to develop algorithms for big data containing genomic...

2012-04-14 23:04:13

Leading IT security training and services company backs bicycle road race team in support of cure for Multiple Sclerosis Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 SecureNinja, a leading provider of information security services and training is sponsoring Team SecureNinja; a bicycle race team, which will be participating in the “MS BIKE TOUR”, a 160 mile bicycle ride to bring awareness to Multiple Sclerosis — a disease for which there is no cure yet. The ride is a 2-day event...

2012-04-11 02:24:28

TORONTO, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Biogen Idec Canada announces that FAMPYRA (fampridine sustained release tablets or fampridine SR) is now available for prescription for patients living with multiple sclerosis (MS) in Canada.  Health Canada approved FAMPYRA on February 10, 2012 for the symptomatic improvement of walking in adult MS patients with walking disability (EDSS 3.5-7).(1) Walking impairment is one of the most common and disruptive consequences of MS(2) and...

2012-04-06 14:20:13

New Facility has been under development for several years and is largely funded through philanthropy SEATTLE, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) will open its new MS Center at Swedish to patients on April 9. Carefully designed for easy accessibility and to promote the well-being of people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), the new 11,700-square-foot center gives SNI the ability to consolidate all of its MS services into one facility. An additional...

2012-04-01 23:02:52

Robert Korwin DMD, MICOI, MAGD donated a dental hygiene and whitening package valued at over $1300 to benefit Multiple Sclerosis Research. Fair Lawn, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 The Wild Runway Night of Fashion sponsored by Helen Robles of HR Fashion, and hosted by Rose Kneer, mother of the reigning MissTeen America, Kathrina Kneer, took place at DePasquales in Fair Lawn New Jersey on March 30, 2012. Top fashion designers and boutiques, models, entertainment, and celebrities joined...

2012-03-20 14:21:16

OMAHA, Neb., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha Steaks today announced that the company will donate $25,000 to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for receiving the highest number of votes in the company's recent Ultimate Burger Experience - a Facebook application that invited users to craft a virtual burger and donate the experience to benefit one of four charities. The three other charities involved, including charity: water, Disabled American Veterans, and St. Jude Children's...

2012-03-14 09:40:55

MS researchers find decline in cognitive performance for people with multiple sclerosis as outdoor temperatures rise Kessler Foundation scientists have shown for the first time that outdoor temperature significantly affects cognitive functioning in multiple sclerosis (MS). While it is recognized that disease activity increases during warmer months, this is the first study to document that cognition also fluctuates.  During warmer outdoor temperatures patients with MS performed worse...

2012-03-12 06:05:00

MS Awareness Week March 12 - 18, 2012 Connect To End MS Give What You Know At MSconnection.org NEW YORK, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Multiple sclerosis is a life altering disease that affects each person in a unique and different way. MS destroys connections, divides minds from bodies, pulls people from their lives and away from one another. Therefore, it's only fitting that connections would be its greatest enemy. As more connections are formed, more knowledge is...