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Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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

Redefining MS

Multiple sclerosis is a complex disease which is difficult to describe and no two cases are identical.  We know that it is a neurological disease characterized by clinical symptoms caused by demyelination in the central nervous system.  We also know that the majority of the people who develop MS experience relapses, or acute attacks... Read moreChevron

Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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

Hot Topics and MS Research News for May 2014

Pharmaceutical News Across the Pond:

Bad News for Nerventra® (Laquinimod)

On May 23, 2014, The European Medicines Agency - Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use Read moreChevron

posted 05/27/2014, comments (0)|
JHo

JHo, Editor

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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... Read moreChevron

posted 05/21/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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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... Read moreChevron

posted 05/19/2014, comments (0)|

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