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February 2009

Personal Stories

Connect with others whose lives are affected by MS, like Walk MS Captain Paula Gaedtke.

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MS Fact

There are now FDA-approved medications that have been shown to "modify" or slow down the underlying course of multiple sclerosis.

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In the News

FDA Agrees to Fast Review for Oral Drug Being Tested for MS

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Miles Walked

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Personal Stories

Due to a technical error, you may have mistakenly received a Team Captain Week e-mail during the second week of January. We apologize for this inconvenience.

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Research News

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Fast ForwardSM Announces First Investment
Fast ForwardSM, the Society’s subsidiary dedicated to speeding drug development, makes its first investment — in a British company that wants to reverse the immune attack in MS. 
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Getting Results


Counting Her Luck
Walking Is Getting Harder for Margy Conant, but Walk MS and a Loving Family Keep This Coloradan Moving Forward.
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Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Riding the Rails
Now departing for points north, south, east and west: You! People with MS are rediscovering the romance — and accessibility — of train travel. Read more in the Spring issue of MOMENTUM online.
All aboard >>

Get Involved

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Walk MS
Walk MS is the rallying point of the MS movement — a community coming together with a shared commitment and determination to create a world free of MS. Walk MS is a simple but incredibly powerful way to share in the hope for the future.
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This communication is partially sponsored through the generous support of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; EMD Serono, Inc. and Pfizer, Inc.; Genentech and Biogen Idec.

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MS stops people from moving. The National MS Society exists to make sure it doesn’t.
We are a collective of passionate individuals, moving together to create a world free of MS.

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Early and ongoing treatment with an FDA-approved therapy can make a difference for people with multiple sclerosis. Learn about your options by talking to your health care professional and contacting the National MS Society at http://www.nationalmssociety.org/ or 1-800-344-4867.

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