Saturday, January 31, 2015

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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'

Hot Topics and MS Research News for January 2015

3-Year results from HALT-MS trial shows clinical efficacy in RRMS.

Stem cell therapy is a hot topic in MS circles and patients have been awaiting news regarding the Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (HALT-MS) trial. Interim results are available for this ongoing... 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'

Folic Acid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis

In the world of rheumatoid arthritis, the subject of folic acid is forever tied to methotrexate. A discussion of one is incomplete without the other. In searching the medical literature for articles related to ‘rheumatoid arthritis and folate (folic acid)’, I discovered that most of the titles of the articles include mention of... Read moreChevron

posted 01/28/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

A Dream for RA in the Future

What if RA was recognized as the medical emergency many doctors feel it is? What would that look like?

 

We all hope for a future where RA is cured, but that wouldn’t make much of a post. So let’s pretend that the cure is within... Read moreChevron

posted 01/28/2015, comments (0)|
Alisha Bridges

Alisha Bridges, Health Guide

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Just a girl trying to defeat psoriasis.

My Psoriasis-Drive Goals and Resolutions for 2015

It's a new year, which means new goals, new beginnings and new chances! My psoriasis journey has been interesting and evolving experience! I've gone from complete shame of the disease to publicly exposing my deepest and darkest inner fears. I've gone 3 years strong in telling my story, and honestly sometimes it's a challenge to keep... Read moreChevron

posted 01/01/2015, comments (0)|
Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman, Health Guide

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IBD advocate living with ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis

How to Make It Through the Bad Days

If I’m truthful, it’s been a long time since I’ve had a really bad day. My life these days is pretty stable and sometimes I forget how great that is until I really think about it. Lately, I spend more time trying to help other people through their rough days than I do wading through my own. But trying to help other people... Read moreChevron