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ECTRIMS 2016: What You Should Know

Updated on: September 20th, 2016 by Kristin Zimmermann
Posted on: September 15th, 2016 by MS HOPE Staff
Category: ECTRIMS, MS News, MS Resources

The 32nd annual congress of ECTRIMS began yesterday, September 14th, 2016, in London, England and will run through September 17th. We’re following the best ECTRIMS 2016 coverage and…

Patient Support Programs for People with MS

Posted on: June 14th, 2016 by Stephanie Buxhoeveden
Category: About MS, Managing MS, MS Resources, MS Treatments

If you receive care at an MS Center, chances are you have already gotten to know the nurses. What some people don’t realize is that you also have a team of MS nurses through the pharmaceutical company that manufactures your disease modifying treatment (DMT).

The National MS Society’s 2016 Public Policy Conference

Posted on: April 2nd, 2016 by Stephanie Buxhoeveden
Category: MS Activism, MS Awareness, MS News

I was thrilled to be able to participate in the National MS Society’s Public Policy Conference (PPC) in March. It is by far my favorite MS advocacy event, and I look forward to it all year. This year we focused on three issues: funding for MS research, the Neurological Diseases Act, and making MS medications more affordable and accessible.

Hesitant to Donate? Meet the Person You’ll Help

Posted on: January 13th, 2016 by MS HOPE Staff
Category: About MS HOPE Foundation, Managing MS, MS Activism, MS Awareness

When you donate to a charity, do you wonder where your money goes? Sure, you can go to events at restaurants that do fundraisers, as well as galas, dances, etc., and give your money never to hear of it again. There’s no follow-up, aside from a grand total announcement that may or may not be […]

MS Glossary

Posted on: February 4th, 2015 by MS HOPE Staff
Category: About MS, Clinical Trials, Managing MS, MS Glossary, MS Resources, MS Treatments

Whether you’re newly diagnosed, have had multiple sclerosis for a while, or have a friend or family member with the condition, it can be tough to absorb, understand, and remember the many terms associated…

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…

The Flu Shot and MS: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

Updated on: December 1st, 2015 by Kristin Zimmermann
Posted on: November 7th, 2014 by MS HOPE Staff
Category: About MS, Health News, Living a Healthy Life, Managing MS, MS Resources

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an illness caused by the influenza virus that affects the respiratory system. Characteristics of the flu can include…

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.”

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.

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…