Thursday, November 27, 2014

Lisa Emrich's Posts

Hot Topics and MS Research News for November 2014

Details of PML Death to be Added to Tecfidera™ Prescription Label.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning that a patient with multiple sclerosis (MS) who was being treated with Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate), developed a rare and serious brain infection called progressive... Read moreChevron

The Accelerated Cure Project Launches iConquerMS™

How would you like to take the multiple sclerosis research world by storm? Get prepared, because the time has come for you and me, along with our many MS friends and acquaintances throughout the country, to do just that.

No longer are we merely clinical guinea pigs or the subjects of market research, we are the leaders and... Read moreChevron

Clutter Management for MS Patients

Discussions of MS symptom management tend to focus on individual symptoms such as spasticity, vision problems, numbness, weakness, cognitive difficulties, impaired balance, etc. Discussions rarely address MS-related problems that exist outside of our bodies, such as social isolation, embarrassment, safety concerns, organizational skills, or... Read moreChevron

Two Easy Overnight Dishes: Crock Pot Onion Beef and Potato Stew and Pumpkin Cheesecake

Caramelized-Onion Pot Roast and Potato Stew


When I was looking for easy recipes for the winter, I came across several great crockpot recipes. What’s easier than throwing several ingredients in a slow cooker and leaving it overnight... Read moreChevron

Multiple Sclerosis and the Military - In Honor of Veteran’s Day

Did you know that multiple sclerosis (MS) has been associated with military service?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recognizes that multiple sclerosis may be classified as a service-connected disability eligible for VA benefits. Includes in the resources section at the end of this article are several studies... Read moreChevron