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eNews April 2010 - National MS Society
Live Web forum on CCSVI - April 14

Live Web forum reviewing CCSVI

American Academy of Neurology - National MS Society

The National MS Society and the American Academy of Neurology co-host a Web forum on the potentials of early research on restricted blood flow in MS (CCSVI). What is known now? Why are the findings of research interest? What does CCSVI research mean for people with MS? Dr. P. Zamboni, the Italian endovascular surgeon, Dr. R. Zivadinov, the Buffalo neuroimaging specialist, Dr. A. Miller, AAN Board member and chief medical officer of the Society, and Dr. A. Common, Toronto University’s head radiologist, exchange opinions with journalists, other clinical and research experts, and the Web audience.

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Governor Markell

Govenor Markell honored for MS activism

Senator Brown

Senator Brown, supporter of MS causes

Representative Van Hollen

Representative Van Hollen, cited for MS support




MSinFocus MS in Focus
issue on Complementary Medicine


Click for more information. FDA okays Botox for spasticity

The FDA has approved Botox for upper limb spasticity which is sometimes experienced by people with MS. This opens the way for insurance coverage of this treatment. Botox for urinary symptoms in MS is still being researched.

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Click for more information.Low Dose Naltrexone may improve quality of life in MS
A small research study offers data suggesting that low dose naltrexone (LDN) improves mental health quality for people with MS.

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Dale Edberg - We Keep MovingVisit wekeepmoving.org
Visit wekeepmoving.org to vote for the travel team’s next destination. Your votes will keep us moving around the country meeting people with MS. This initiative is supported in part by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. At right, see our newest story, Dale Edberg.

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

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