The Week In (Awesome!) Multiple Sclerosis News – 1/15/2016
One of our 2016 resolutions is to continue to bring you important news, events and perspectives from the MS realm. Below is a cornucopia for your consumption! We welcome your comments either here or via MyCounterpane.com where you can moodify your thoughts .
√ A recent study published on Neurology.com showed that MS patients showed significant immunological improvements after taking high doses of vitamin D3.
√ New research suggests it may be possible to vaccinate against PML in MS patients.
√ Pharmaceutical company Hoffmann-La Roche is filing for final FDA approval of a new drug that treats both relapsing and progressive MS.
√ New research from Northwestern University and the University of Chicago suggests the death of brain cells may trigger MS; promising new treatments may result.
√ Regular exercise has many benefits for multiple sclerosis patients, even those with physical limitations.
√ AXIM seeks to bring cannabis-based chewing gum to the USA to treat MS patients.
√ Childhood obesity linked to increased risk of developing MS.
√ Fox Business Network newsman Neil Cavuto discusses how multiple sclerosis, and the support of his newsroom, made him a better person
√ The National Multiple Sclerosis Society launches #HappyDanceMS to raise money for MS research.
√ Amy Schumer discusses her father's battle with MS in a Barbara Walters interview.
√ An Ohio woman with MS donated her wheel chair accessible van to another MS'er after his van was stolen.
√ MS Author Trevis Gleason talks about his struggles with MS on the Travel with Rick Steves radio show.
In The Blogs
√ Wheelchair Kamikaze writes about his new year through the eyes of MS.
√ Cathy from An Empowered Spirit shares the five words that will inspire you in 2016.
√ Nicole Lemelle of My New Normals cries for a cure and opens up about her MS in 2016.
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