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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 Then and Now: 40 Years of Improvements

Posted on: August 27th, 2014 by MS HOPE Staff
Category: About MS, Living a Healthy Life, Managing MS, MS Resources

I have been a nurse since the early 1970s. In one of my medical/surgical nursing courses, I vaguely remember hearing about neuromuscular diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), muscular dystrophy (MD), and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and the special…

On a Positive Note…

Posted on: July 7th, 2014 by MS HOPE Staff
Category: Inspiration & Motivation, MS Silver Linings

“The MS HOPE Foundation provides a positive future, a realistic present, and a generosity of spirit that I applaud.”

Two Years with MS and Still Going Strong

Posted on: April 15th, 2014 by Erica Daher
Category: About MS, Inspiration & Motivation, Managing MS, MS Silver Linings, Stories of Hope

I’m reminded of how lucky I am that I feel good most days, even with MS, but part of me wants to scream, “MS, you motherf*@^&#, go back into hiding! You’re close to ruining a perfectly good vacation with my family. Legs, go back to Soul-Cycle mode — my…

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?

Cool MS News: Students Build Voice-Recognition Device for Disabled

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014 by Kristin Zimmermann
Category: Health News, Inspiration & Motivation, Managing MS, MS News, MS Silver Linings, Stories of Hope

Two MIT students built a game-changing assistive device for $100 to help a guy with MS and pretty much restored my faith in humanity…

What Exactly is MS, Anyway?

Posted on: January 2nd, 2014 by admin
Category: About MS

An overview of multiple sclerosis (MS) and how it affects someone who is diagnosed with it.

To Pee or Not to Pee: A Continuing Tale of MS and UTI

Posted on: December 17th, 2013 by admin
Category: Managing MS

The quest to find an answer for my repeated urinary tract infections changes quickly. As I started writing “To Pee, or Not to Pee, Part II,” I was still hopeful that an infectious-disease specialist I was scheduled to see would be able to get these things under control. He was up at bat within two […]

Peeing in Public: A Tale of MS and UTI

Posted on: October 22nd, 2013 by admin
Category: Managing MS

To pee or not to pee? Or where to pee? Or how to pee? Do I pee my pants, effectively ending my day before it’s begun? Or do I walk to the end 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…