News: Selected items form Google Alert – multiple sclerosis

Poor bone health may start early in people with multiple sclerosis
Pakistan Observer
OSTEOPOROSIS and low bone density are common in people in the early stages of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study published in the Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “We’ve known that people who have had
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An important finding; I will do a more detailed posting on this in the next few days!

AARP Finds Toll On Family Caregivers Is ‘Huge’
Take Cymando Henley, 36, whose mother was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when he was starting college. She’s now wheelchair bound, and Henley has been taking care of her for nearly two decades. Henley does have help. Montgomery County, Md., where
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Although this is a US study the same problems exist in the UK and other countries.

Stepping Hill victim: Mum of two who was always smiling
Manchester Evening News
Tracey Arden spent 12 years successfully battling multiple sclerosis – until she was admitted to a hospital ward where medication had been tampered with. The fun-loving 44-year-old grandmother, of Lindbury Avenue, Stockport, was diagnosed with MS when
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A very sad story that continues to run and run.

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC : Sativex Regulatory Approval
4-traders (press release)
Porton Down, UK; 18 July 2011: GW Pharmaceuticals plc (AIM:GWP) today announces the launch in Denmark of Sativex® oromucosal spray as a treatment for the relief of spasticity in Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Regulatory approval for Sativex® was granted in
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Good news for MS’ers living in Denmark.


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