News: Selected items from Google Alert – multiple sclerosis

Understanding depression and Multiple Sclerosis
HYDERABAD: With the availability of better diagnostic facilities in India, there has been a steady rise in the detection of cases of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). However, being diagnosed with MS and living with the challenges it presents, can be very tough
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Are narrow blood vessels to blame in MS?
By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Despite a few well-publicized studies and many hopeful patients waiting for treatment, there is no good evidence that multiple sclerosis, or MS, is caused by a blood vessel condition, a fresh look at the
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Low Bone Mass Seen Early in Multiple Sclerosis
MD News (press release)
Newly diagnosed patients with multiple sclerosis with no or minor physical disability seem to have low bone mass, according to a study published in the July 12 issue of Neurology. (HealthDay News) — Newly diagnosed patients with multiple sclerosis (MS
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MD News (press release)

Multiple Sclerosis
San Diego Reader (blog)
In 1973 she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The disease began to affect her playing as she lost feeling in her fingers. She was still able to play by visually guiding her fingers during a performance but her career was over.
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Vascular pathology in multiple sclerosis: mind boosting or myth busting?
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
The investigation of central nervous system vascular changes in the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis (MS) is a time-honored concept. Yet, recent reports on changes in venous cerebrospinal outflow, the advent of new magnetic resonance imaging
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Funding rules stymie MS sufferer
A St. Stephen woman with a limited income plundered most of her precious savings to receive treatment in Rhode Island for multiple sclerosis, a disease that left her debilitated for years. Rilda Kierstead, of St. Stephen, holds a photo of her grandson
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No Protective Effect of Breastfeeding on MS Relapses
July 14, 2011 — Breastfeeding may not have the protective effect in multiple sclerosis (MS) that researchers had first hoped. "Our findings can assist neurologists and women with multiple sclerosis facing the breastfeeding dilemma," lead investigator
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