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Ocrelizumab: New Hope for Progressive MS

Posted on: December 1st, 2015 by Stephanie Buxhoeveden
Category: About MS, Clinical Trials, Health News, MS News, MS Treatments

Over the past 15 years multiple sclerosis (MS) treatments have come a long way. MS is easier to diagnose now than it was in the past, and we have 12 different disease modifying drugs (DMDs) for people with relapsing-remitting MS. This is a huge step in the right direction, but we still have a long […]

MS Resources: Clinical Trials Explained

Posted on: January 7th, 2015 by Stephanie Buxhoeveden
Category: About MS, Clinical Trials, MS Resources, MS Treatments

All research begins with an idea or a question, typically generated by researchers in labs. A clinical trial is a research study performed on humans that aims to…

MS Resources: BETASERON® Financial Assistance Program

Posted on: April 9th, 2014 by Kristin Zimmermann
Category: About MS, Health News, Managing MS, MS Resources, MS Treatments

Do you qualify for a year of free BETASERON® MS treatment?

ECTRIMS 2013: The Meeting That Can End MS

Posted on: October 4th, 2013 by Kristin Zimmermann
Category: Health News, MS Silver Linings

The European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) is holding its 29th annual congress NOW in Copenhagen, Denmark. Some of the…

How MS Has Changed My Daily Life

Posted on: September 20th, 2013 by Erica Daher
Category: Managing MS

After spending most of yesterday in agonizing pain from annoying MS symptoms, I am sitting at my kitchen counter debating whether or not I should go to dinner this evening with my husband and friends. I keep telling myself…

An Ode To My Neurologist

Posted on: September 4th, 2013 by admin
Category: Managing MS, Stories of Hope

Pursuing my own “cure” for self-diagnosed MS left me disabled. Finally giving in and transitioning from self-treatment to having a neurologist, vitamin prescriptions, and diet therapy wasn’t easy, but it…

7 Tips for Coping with the Emotional Stress of MS

Posted on: July 26th, 2013 by Erica Daher
Category: Managing MS

The physical and mental symptoms of multiple sclerosis are tough enough, but it’s often the emotional aspect of having MS that’s hardest to deal with. Being diagnosed with an…

MS From a Mom’s Perspective

Posted on: July 19th, 2013 by admin
Category: Inspiration & Motivation, Managing MS, Stories of Hope

When she told us she had MS, we were in disbelief. I thought, “What did I do wrong? Will our other daughter develop it? What about our…

From Reiki to Reality: How I Learned to Appreciate Western Medicine

Posted on: July 16th, 2013 by admin
Category: Managing MS, Stories of Hope

In 2011, after 30 years of being pretty sure I had multiple sclerosis, I finally found a doctor. My sensible cousin from Wisconsin congratulated me, telling me that the trick to managing a chronic disease was to find a doctor you felt you could trust, and then…