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National MS Society eNews February 2010
What will Ampyra mean to you?

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Dr. Coyle emcees webcast

Meet Ampyra: It improves walking

Ampyra (fampridine-SR) was FDA approved for all forms of MS on January 22. A time-release pill that improves walking, it is the first oral MS drug and the first specifically approved to control an MS symptom. But there’s more to know. The Society has developed a comprehensive FAQ and a webcast.

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Momentum Spring 2010
Spring 2010 Momentum



MS Awareness Week - March 8-14, 2010
MS Awareness Week is coming!

More MS pills on the way More MS pills on the way

Oral MS disease-modifying drugs could become available by next year. Promising results from two front-runners were published online in the New England Journal of Medicine on January 20. Read more about them:



Society Leaders meet CCSVI ResearcherSociety leaders meet CCSVI researcher
Get updates on Society action to spur exploration of CCSVI. On Feb. 9, Dr. Patricia O'Looney (right) of the Society’s research staff met with Dr. Zamboni (left) and Dr. Herbert at an NYU briefing.

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We’re going on a 10-week, cross-country journey to share the stories of people affected by MS and how they keep moving. Don’t miss this opportunity to have your story told. This initiative is supported in part by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. At right, the video team.

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This communication is partially sponsored through the generous support of Teva Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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