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2011-07-27 13:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study published in the peer-reviewed national medical journal, Neurology, found that common drugs used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) provide only modest health gains and come at a very high cost in the United States. Local Evergreen Healthcare neurologist Dr. Lahar Mehta co-authored the study, which was based on research led by Dr. Katia Noyes of the University of Rochester in New York. The study, "Cost-effectiveness of...

2011-07-20 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning July 29, Mark J. Tullman, MD, board-certified neurologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), will join The MS Center for Innovations in Care at Missouri Baptist Medical Center to help patients living with the chronic, often disabling affects of MS. The Center at Missouri Baptist is designated as a National Multiple Sclerosis Society Affiliated Center for Comprehensive Care. "I am extremely pleased to...

2011-05-30 10:05:00

NEW YORK, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the average cost of MS in the United States is nearly $70,000 a year, with the overall annual economic cost of MS being an estimated $28 billion, people living with MS face high out-of-pocket costs even when covered by health insurance. The high out-of-pocket costs for medical care and treatment create not only a financial burden but also discourage people from starting and staying on therapy, which right now is the best approach...

2011-05-25 06:03:00

More than 62 countries around the globe raising awareness Global Survey Indicates that Nearly Half of People who Leave Work Because of MS Do So Within First Three Years of Diagnosis NEW YORK, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Multiple sclerosis is a life altering disease that affects each person in a unique and different way. Demonstrating the power and importance of the global MS movement as a force by and for people living with MS, people around the world are coming together for...

2011-05-18 00:01:30

Premiere online property management software company, Buildium, LLC, has found a new way to give back by sending company Co-Founder Dimitris Georgakopoulos on a 150-mile bike ride to benefit the National MS Society and donating $2,000 to kick start the effort. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 Premiere online property management software company, Buildium, LLC, has found a new way to give back by sending company Co-Founder Dimitris Georgakopoulos on a 150-mile bike ride to benefit the...

2011-05-03 08:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMEX: AEN), a developer of innovative medicines for serious central nervous system diseases, announced today that after scientific review, the ongoing clinical trial of its Trimesta(TM) (oral estriol) drug candidate for multiple sclerosis (MS) has received an additional $1,594,553 in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH/NINDS). The clinical...

2011-04-22 09:00:00

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred and eighty miles -- Houston to Austin, Texas -- that's the challenge bike riders in the BP MS 150 overcame on April 16 and 17 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 nearly $20,000 toward the cause. The event marked the eighth consecutive year...

2011-04-19 07:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of people across Michigan will walk in 14 communities in support of 18,000 Michiganders living with multiple sclerosis 2011 is 23rd anniversary of chapter's largest fundraising event Walk MS events take place in April, May, June and September Goal is to raise more than $1.2 million Join the experience and register at www.walkMSmi.org Fourteen sites across Michigan will host "Walk MS 2011" events beginning Saturday, April 30,...

2011-04-13 16:06:00

HOUSTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuddruckers (NYSE: LUB), the Texas-born home of the World's Greatest Hamburgers, is riding out multiple sclerosis with Lockton Companies, LLC, the world's largest, privately owned, independent insurance broker, for the 2011 BP MS 150 charity bike ride April 16-17 throughout the Texas Hill Country. The 150-mile journey spans the distance between Houston and Austin, and raises money for research and funding for the National Multiple Sclerosis...

2011-04-02 00:00:03

Asher's Chocolates and Meadowood Retirement Community Support National Multiple Sclerosis Society Walk MS Souderton, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011 More than 20 residents and staff members of the Meadowood at Worcester retirement community will participate in Walk MS on Sunday, May 1, 2011 at North Penn High School. What makes this group very special, however, is not a walker, but a rider. She is Sherry Leonhardt, the Admissions Coordinator for the Meadowood Health Center and she was...


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