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Emily Blosberg

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Living with MS: How to Have Fun in the Summer, and Beat the Heat!

Finally, the bitter cold winter is gone! As the temperatures heat up, we all tend to want to spend more time outside. However, for those of us with Multiple Sclerosis, we must be careful.   Although spending time outside and soaking up the vitamin D is good for us, too much heat can do us in. I know from experience. For me, heat is one thing... Read moreChevron
posted 05/21/2014, comments (0)|
JHo

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Multimedia journalist with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a master's in Broadcast Journalism and Public Affairs

Vegan Diet May Be Best Option for People with MS

Following a plant-based diet low in saturated fat may be most beneficial in reducing certain symptoms in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to new research.   While there is no strict “MS diet” that has been proven to be an effective treatment, previous research has showed that certain foods may improve or worsen MS... Read moreChevron
posted 05/21/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Mice with MS-like Disease Unexpectedly Walk After Stem Cell Transplantation

Researchers at the University of California stumbled upon an unexpected outcome while studying the common problem of stem cell rejection following transplantation.  Scientists injected human neural precursor cells (hNPCs) derived from human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) into the spinal cords of mice infected with the neurotropic JHM strain of... Read moreChevron
posted 05/19/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Multiple Sclerosis Research: Studying MS-like Disease in Mice

Several types of animals, including cats, dogs, monkeys, mice and rats, have been used in research laboratories to study demyelinating diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS).  Multiple sclerosis is a demyelinating... Read moreChevron
posted 05/18/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Low Magnesium and Folate Intake Correlates with Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue, New Study Shows

Proper nutrition is important in providing our bodies with the building blocks necessary to promote health and prevent disease.  A recent study in Iran investigated the relationship between nutritional status (dietary intake of nutrients) and its relationship with fatigue in MS patients.  Researchers have found that diets which are lower... Read moreChevron
posted 05/14/2014, comments (0)|

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