Latest National Multiple Sclerosis Society Stories

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...

2012-04-01 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...

2012-03-14 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...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'