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eNews - National MS Society - August 2010
Another oral MS treatment closes in

Cladribine could be available early 2011

EMD Serono announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted and given priority review to its application for cladribine, an oral disease-modifying therapy for relapsing forms of MS. The FDA’s final decision is expected in December 2010.

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Martin Shenkman and his RV4TheCure 

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MS in Focus #16, on employment and MS


MS Activists celebrate ADA's 20th MS activists celebrate ADA's 20th

In July, MS activists celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with President Obama and others on the White House lawn. From left to right: Bill MacNally of Minnesota, Patrick Vanderpool of New York, Channing Barker of Oklahoma and Jackie Jackson of New Jersey.

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Meet 3 ADA compliance activists


MS bloggers discuss their online experiencesMS bloggers discuss their online experience
The online world abounds in all sorts — from trustworthy advisors to scammers. An integral part of the online MS community talks about how they navigate the vast sea of MS information online.

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Challenge Walk 2010Challenge Walk 2010
Accept the challenge! Walk together during a 2 or 3 day, 30-50 mile event in one of 10 exciting destinations — or sponsor someone who does. Jo McGlin (right), who was diagnosed in 1999, has done the Challenge Walk every year since 2002.

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Meet Jo McGlin


This communication is partially sponsored through the generous support of Bayer HealthCare.

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Jul 29: Recent papers highlight difficulty of studying long-term impact on progression of MS disease-modifying therapies

Jul 14: Society-funded researchers find evidence of a possible biological basis for some forms of depression in people with MS, suggesting potential preventive measures
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