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Dealing with Multiple Sclerosis and Irregularity

MS, News, Research & Studies|

Josie Byzek Since I also live with multiple sclerosis (MS), sometimes my inspiration for writing articles come from real life struggles. This was true recently when I went to my doctor, secretly afraid [...]

Neurology Org Questions Value of Two MS Meds

MS, Research & Studies|

The American Academy of Neurology released its list of five questionable practices that it feels have little or no benefit for people with brain diseases, and coming in at number four is the use of [...]

Telemonitored Clinical Trial

Clinical Trials, MS, Research & Studies|

The days of clinical trial subjects having to schlepp to a doctor’s office at various times in the study may be coming to a close, as the FDA recently approved a proposal for a trial [...]

The Wahls Paleo Diet for People with MS

Featured Posts, MS, Research & Studies|

The latest diet to hit the scene for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), the Wahls Paleo Diet, has an awful lot in common with many of the others, including the Swank and the Best Bet [...]

The Spoon Theory

MS, Research & Studies, Uncategorized|

The Spoon Theory, a way to explain what it feels like to live with chronic illness, is wildly popular with many who have MS. It is the brainchild of Christine Miserandino, who has lupus. While [...]

Mobility Survey for People with SCI/D

ALS, Featured Posts, MS, Polio, Research & Studies, SCI, Spina Bifida, Studies, Uncategorized|

Letter of Invitation Study Title: The impact of mobility assistive technology devices on  participation for individuals with disabilities   Dear Assistive Technology User, As students in the Occupational Therapy department at Belmont University, we (Jordan [...]

Survey to Improve Your Access to Wheelchairs and Medical Equipment

ALS, Featured Posts, Grassroots Advocacy, MS, Polio, SCI, Spina Bifida, Studies|

Please take part in a short survey about your access to wheelchairs and medical equipment. Your feedback will help us advocate in Washington, DC to change policies that affect your mobility and independence, such as [...]

Finding a Good Neurologist or Neurology Clinic

MS, Research & Studies|

Finding a good neurology practice can make all the difference when it comes to accessing everything from the most up-to-date advice on which meds (if any) to take, to getting help transitioning from cane to [...]

Alemtuzumab Controversy

MS, Research & Studies|

The emerging alemtuzumab controversy that’s bubbling up in the United Kingdom is a story that’s become all too common in the MS drug marketing world. A medicine is hailed as “most effective,” is approved for [...]

Nanoparticle Breakthrough

MS, Research & Studies|

Nanoparticles delivering an antigen that tricks the immune system into attacking the antigen rather than itself may sound like a futuristic plot device for a science fiction movie, but it’s real and happening now. A [...]