Friday, March 28, 2008

Dancing gives woman hope

Dancing gives woman hope
Worcester Telegram - Worcester,MA,USA
Ms. McAuliffe, a Northboro resident and mother of two, has primary-progressive multiple sclerosis, a type of the disease characterized by slowly worsening ...
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We must continue to divide cells and conquer suffering
The Herald - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
I remember her as a lively child and engaging teenager before multiple sclerosis struck. She has parents, sisters, a husband and children. Shall I continue? ...
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MS drug Tysabri slapped with liver warning in Europe
Pharma Times (subscription) - London,UK
European regulators have concluded that US group Biogen Idec and Irish drugmaker Elan’s multiple sclerosis therapy Tysabri should come with a warning about ...
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Rudd's 17-day overseas trip a bitter pill for the ill
Daily Telegraph - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
The medications being delayed are Humira (for Crohn's disease) Sensipar (for end stage renal disease) and Tysabri for multiple sclerosis which costs $37000 ...
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Biotech Busine$$ Daily (ACOR, CERS, DNDN, STEM, TCM)
24/7 Wall St. - New York,NY,USA
Yesterday, a study the company sponsored on multiple sclerosis was released showing the negative impact MS had on people suffering from the disease. ...
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Marie Curie researcher investigates role of innate immune system ...
Cordis News - Brussels,Belgium
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease and has many faces that researchers still do not fully understand. It is believed to be an autoimmune ...
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Woman finds many driven to help her out
The News-Press - Fort Myers,FL,USA
"I have multiple sclerosis, so I could identify with her situation,'' he says. "She's just a nice woman who needed a ride.'' Kartel had plenty of company. ...
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Doctors Hospital Goes Smoke-Free
Washington Post - United States
Jim Williams, a patient with multiple sclerosis at the Magnolia Square Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on the hospital's campus, sat outside in his ...
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Cannabis Law: British governments health argument in tatters
PR CannaZine (press release) - South Wales,UK
... AIDS and other diseases; of the pain and tremors associated with multiple sclerosis; and for relief of pain caused by a variety of other conditions. ...
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Montel Williams makes European poker debut
PokerListings.com - USA
Since then he has organized numerous charity poker tournaments for Multiple Sclerosis, of which he is afflicted. This year's Poker Nations Cup will include ...
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Choosing a hospital – where should I go for MS treatment? Multiple Sclerosis Trust Posted on: 26 Mar 08
PharmiWeb Thu, 27 Mar 2008 2:41 AM PDT
>From 1 April, people seeking non emergency treatment from the NHS in England will have the right to travel to any hospital in the country. This applies to both NHS hospitals and private hospital that provide care at the same cost as the NHS.

Loss Of Mobility Found To Impact Quality Of Life And Emotional And Financial Health Of Most People Living With ...
Medical News Today Thu, 27 Mar 2008 3:07 PM PDT
The symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) that affect mobility have a significant impact on quality of life, safety, and financial and emotional health among many people living with MS, according to the results of two 2008 surveys conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. and the National MS Society.


Strengthening The Tumor-fighting Ability Of T Cells
When faced with cancer, the immune system dispatches cells, called T cells, to kill the tumor. But these killer cells often fail to completely eliminate the tumor because they're deactivated by a distinct population of T cells known as regulatory T cells.
Therapeutic Cloning Treats Parkinson's Disease In Mice
Research led by investigators at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) has shown that therapeutic cloning, also known as somatic-cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), can be used to treat Parkinson's disease in mice.
Drugs Based On Immune Factors Set To Double In Value By 2011
The discovery of the ubiquitous nature and influence of the human immune system on health and disease has led to the emergence of a number of powerful drugs that are bringing relief to patients afflicted with heretofore intractable conditions.
New Technique Will Speed The Development Of Vaccines
A team of Washington State University scientists has devised a method that could lead to the development of vaccines against some of the most troubling infectious diseases we face diseases that have so far been difficult or impossible to vaccinate against.

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