Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Acorda makes assets purchase

Acorda makes assets purchase
Business in the Burbs - White Plains,NY,USA
Acorda said the acquisition will allow it to explore additional uses for its Fampridine-SR, a drug it is develping. Acorda issued 100000 shares of its stock ...
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More brains needed to beat multiple sclerosis
News-Medical-Net Mon, 04 Feb 2008 5:07 PM PST
Researchers believe the MS Brain Bank, a new facility based at the University of Sydney for the collection of brain tissue, could significantly advance our understanding of Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

Brain bank lends hope to MS patients
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Tue, 05 Feb 2008 7:11 AM PST
The goal of finding a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS) has moved one step closer with the opening of the first dedicated brain tissue bank for the disease

Brain bank a 'big boost' in MS research
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Mon, 04 Feb 2008 6:06 PM PST
People with multiple sclerosis (MS) are being asked to consider donating their organs to a new research facility being launched at the University of Sydney today.

Paralysis Outbreak In Meat Workers Handling Pigs' Brains
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an update last week to its investigation of an outbreak of a paralysing condition that is affecting certain meat processing plant workers who use compressed air to remove the brains from the heads of pig carcases.

DEALTALK-Biogen braces for onslaught from Icahn
Reuters - USA
As it stands now, Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Biogen, which sells multiple sclerosis drugs Avonex and Tysabri, and cancer drug Rituxan, ...
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Genzyme Tells It Like It Is
Motley Fool - USA
... Biogen Idec's (Nasdaq: BIIB) daclizumab, and Novartis' (NYSE: NVS) FTY720. Those are pretty tall words for Genzyme's executive ... err, analyst, ...
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Unpredictable lives
Minnesota Women's Press - St. Paul,MN,USA
About 30 percent of people with MS experience this course of the disease. Primary progressive is a steady worsening of nerve damage from the beginning of ...
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Friends pay respect to Sheldon Brown
VeloNews - Boulder,CO,USA
... Massachusetts, had suffered for some years with a mystery ailment that was finally diagnosed as primary progressive multiple sclerosis, which eventually ...
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Enough about him - Stephen Elliott wants to talk politics
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
His mother died of multiple sclerosis in 1985, when he was 13, and his relationship with his father soured. He ran away and lived on the roof of a building ...
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Should stem cell research be federally funded?
Helium - Andover,MA,USA
I speak from my own desire to see what the stem cell can do. I have Multiple Sclerosis (MS). For those who are unfamiliar with this disease, it is a chronic ...
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Clinical Trial Of Brain Cancer Vaccine Begins At New York University's Department Of Neurology And Neurosurgery
Doctors at New York University Medical Center's Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery are seeking candidates to participate in Phase II clinical trials of a new cutting-edge personalized brain cancer vaccine


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