News: Selected items from Google Alert – multiple sclerosis

Patient named in ‘medicine tampering’ case
The Independent
Multiple sclerosis sufferer Tracey Arden, of Heaviley, Stockport, died at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport on 7 July. Two male victims aged 71 and 84, who both had serious health problems, died last week. Police investigating three deaths at the
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“A sad story; condolences to the family. I note today’s papers, and the BBC news, are running on full throttle with this story.”
Labour attacks SNP over links to News International
The feature about the Finance Secretary’s family told of their joy when they had a baby boy named Matthew last October and highlighted Quigley’s battle with multiple sclerosis. SNP ministers and News International. The News International-owned Sun came
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“In the context of the recent debate and current survey; the following story is very reassuring. They have had a child despite her having MS.”
MSPs to consider call to ban silicone breast implants
Mairi Johnston, 55, from Inverness, is one of thousands of women who have reported symptoms similar to those caused by multiple sclerosis (MS) and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) after undergoing treatment for breast enhancement or replacement.
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“The evidence that silicone breast implants cause autoimmune disease, particularly MS, is very weak; we need better large scale epidemiological studies to address the question.”
‘Medical Muses’: Putting hysteria under the microscope | Philadelphia Inquirer
Philadelphia Inquirer
He discovered the pathology of multiple sclerosis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease). By studying cadavers, Charcot found lesions in the brains of those who had suffered from the diseases. Hustvedt also credits Charcot for taking
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“Not really relevant to MS, but interesting nevertheless.”

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