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June 2013 MS eNEWS

Get Connected: Lifestyle, Diet and Complementary Therapies

Living well with MS means understanding strategies that enhance total health and wellness. Come to MSconnection.org, meet Drs. Brenda Banwell, Allen Bowling, Timothy Coetzee and Albert Lo, and discuss the roles of diet, vitamin D, exercise and other holistic approaches to living well with MS.

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Cheryl Russell gets dirty for the cause

Cheryl Russell gets dirty for the cause



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Research Image New MS therapy submitted to FDA

Biogen Idec recently announced that it has submitted an application to the FDA for approval of a new treatment for relapsing forms of MS. Peginterferon beta-1a, injected under the skin either every two or four weeks, reduced the relapse rate significantly more than placebo in a study of 1,500 people with relapsing MS.

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Bike MSDon’t just ride, Bike MS

It’s not the miles that matter – it’s the unforgettable journey and the knowledge that you’re changing lives, making every mile that much sweeter. Go the distance for a world free of MS – choose from 100 extraordinary cycling events across the country. Register now for Bike MS.

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More MS News

Jun 5: Altering a person’s blood cells may reduce MS immune activity

May 22: Investigators recruiting people with all types of MS for antibody study

Read more about these and other recent reports

This communication is partially sponsored through the generous support of
Biogen Idec; Genzyme, a Sanofi company; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Teva Neuroscience, Inc.
MS Active Source Genzyme, a Sanofi company Novartis Teva Neuroscience, Inc.
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