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Warren Times Observer
Lucille Johnsonofficiating. Burial will be in Warren County Memorial Park, Warren. In lieu of
Lucille Johnson
Warren Times Observer / Posted 2 days ago
officiating. Burial will be in Warren County Memorial Park, Warren. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to send memorial donations should consider the National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163, or to donate by phone by calling 180034448... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Cyclists descend on DeKalb for Bike MS: Tour de FarmsJohn Boden, 60, has been living with MS for 12 years, and has been very involve
Cyclists descend on DeKalb for Bike MS: Tour de Farms
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
John Boden, 60, has been living with MS for 12 years, and has been very involved with the MS Society for 10 years. He said he’s happy to volunteer at Bike MS to thank the riders for all they do for people who are living with the disease. “This is me... Read more
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CBS Denver
Thousands Ride 'Bike MS' To Help Find A Curefriend who lives with MS. “I was so inspired by her because she’s so strong,”
Thousands Ride 'Bike MS' To Help Find A Cure
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
friend who lives with MS. “I was so inspired by her because she’s so strong,” Leigh said. Over her years of work with the MS Society, Leigh realized MS has touched so many people close to her. “I have people from my church, from my neighborhood,... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Mom’s ride honors late cyclistthrough its more than 700 bicyclists, said Jennifer Hamilton, spokesman for the
Mom’s ride honors late cyclist
The Toledo Blade / Posted 4 days ago
through its more than 700 bicyclists, said Jennifer Hamilton, spokesman for the Ohio Buckeye Chapter of the National MS Society, which serves about 20,000 people. “Funds raised in the bike ride are used to support programs and services for... Read more
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The New Statesman
How Lenin the chicken began his reign of terrorThis was supported by seven key charities: Age UK, Carers UK, Carers Trust, Ind
How Lenin the chicken began his reign of terror
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
This was supported by seven key charities: Age UK, Carers UK, Carers Trust, Independence Age, Macmillan Cancer Support, the MS Society, and the MND Association. I spoke with Barbara Keeley, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Older People, Social Care and... Read more
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The New Statesman
Who cares for the carers? The forgotten people our society relies on everydayThis was supported by seven key charities: Age UK, Carers UK, Carers Trust, Ind
Who cares for the carers? The forgotten people our society relies on everyday
The New Statesman / Posted 6 days ago
This was supported by seven key charities: Age UK, Carers UK, Carers Trust, Independence Age, Macmillan Cancer Support, the MS Society, and the MND Association. I spoke with Barbara Keeley, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Older People, Social Care and... Read more
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The New Statesman
What would really happen to the Calais “Jungle” camp if the UK leaves the EU?This was supported by seven key charities: Age UK, Carers UK, Carers Trust, Ind
What would really happen to the Calais “Jungle” camp if the UK leaves the EU?
The New Statesman / Posted 6 days ago
This was supported by seven key charities: Age UK, Carers UK, Carers Trust, Independence Age, Macmillan Cancer Support, the MS Society, and the MND Association. I spoke with Barbara Keeley, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Older People, Social Care and... Read more
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7d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Walkers gear up for 10 in 10 challengewalkers taking between eight and 10 hours to get around the course on Saturday.
Walkers gear up for 10 in 10 challenge
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
walkers taking between eight and 10 hours to get around the course on Saturday. The money raised will be donated to the MS Society. A team of walkers from law firm, Baines Wilson, had aimed to raise £1,000, but their call for support has seen... Read more
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The Irish Times
We’ve learned to live the Irish ‘Ah sure, it’ll be grand’ mantrain and did whatever I could and have become an ambassador for Blas na hÉireann.
We’ve learned to live the Irish ‘Ah sure, it’ll be grand’ mantra
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
in and did whatever I could and have become an ambassador for Blas na hÉireann.” Gleason also blogs for MS Ireland, the MS society of the UK and the national MS society in the US, and has written a book about his first visit to Ireland in... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
150-mile Bike MS Colorado will travel through Loveland June 25-26disease with everything they have." The 31st annual Bike MS Colorado, hosted b
150-mile Bike MS Colorado will travel through Loveland June 25-26
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
disease with everything they have." The 31st annual Bike MS Colorado, hosted by the Colorado-Wyoming Chapter, National MS Society, will follow a course from Front Range Community College in Westminster to Colorado State University and back... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
John Bennettthe services and private inurnment will be in Floral Hill Cemetery in Neponset.
John Bennett
Bureau County Republican / Posted 9 days ago
the services and private inurnment will be in Floral Hill Cemetery in Neponset. Memorials may be directed to the National MS Society or to the family for a memorial to be established. This obituary may be viewed and private condolences left at... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow shipyard worker with MS to hike 10 mountains in 10 hourson Saturday June 25, hiking through the Lake District with friends and colleagu
Barrow shipyard worker with MS to hike 10 mountains in 10 hours
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
on Saturday June 25, hiking through the Lake District with friends and colleagues. The flagship event organised by the MS Society collects money for research into the neurological disease which causes chronic fatigue, tremors, muscle stiffness... Read more
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Bolton News
Charity golf day takes fundraising total to £45,000research is slow to find a remedy for it. "But there is a lot of good work in
Charity golf day takes fundraising total to £45,000
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
research is slow to find a remedy for it. "But there is a lot of good work in Bolton in aid of MS and other charities that needs to be highlighted." The MS Society funds research and provides information and support to MS sufferers and their care... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Worldwide event celebrates knitting"moving''. "I can have tension tremors and I have trouble opening jars. "I us
Worldwide event celebrates knitting
Otago Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
"moving''. "I can have tension tremors and I have trouble opening jars. "I used to do bead work but I can't now, so the MS Society put me on to knitting. "Now I can't sit in front of the TV without knitting needles in my hands.'' World Knit in... Read more
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walesonline
Woman aims to raise £10k for MS charity after mother and sister diagnosedbeen a “wonderful support network” Following their diagnoses, Kathryn’s sister
Woman aims to raise £10k for MS charity after mother and sister diagnosed
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
been a “wonderful support network” Following their diagnoses, Kathryn’s sister Bridget and mother Aileen turned to the MS Society - a charity which fights to improve treatment and care to help people with MS take control of their lives. Aileen... Read more
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redOrbit
Aggressive treatment successfully halts Multiple Sclerosis23 of them the onset of the disease was massively reduced, but one person died
Aggressive treatment successfully halts Multiple Sclerosis
redOrbit / Posted 15 days ago
23 of them the onset of the disease was massively reduced, but one person died from the effects of chemotherapy. An MS Society spokeswoman said this type of treatment does "offer hope" but also comes with "significant risks". MS, which... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Golf: Mesko, Moxen capture Senior-Junior11-under 60 to finish first at the ALS MS Charity Golf Classic. The tournament
Golf: Mesko, Moxen capture Senior-Junior
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
11-under 60 to finish first at the ALS MS Charity Golf Classic. The tournament raised funds for the ALS Association and MS Society. Throop Golf League Stan Buczynski and Donnie Weiland teamed up to shoot 9 under to win the league’s Memorial... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Golf News11-under 60 to finish first at the ALS MS Charity Golf Classic. The tournament
Golf News
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
11-under 60 to finish first at the ALS MS Charity Golf Classic. The tournament raised funds for the ALS Association and MS Society. Throop Golf League Stan Buczynski and Donnie Weiland teamed up to shoot 9 under to win the league’s Memorial... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Sports - The Times-Tribune11-under 60 to finish first at the ALS MS Charity Golf Classic. The tournament
Sports - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
11-under 60 to finish first at the ALS MS Charity Golf Classic. The tournament raised funds for the ALS Association and MS Society. Throop Golf League Stan Buczynski and Donnie Weiland teamed up to shoot 9 under to win the league’s Memorial... Read more
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15d
FOX 13 Utah
What to eat before & after your next workoutairtight container. • 2016 marks the 17th year Harmons has teamed up with the
What to eat before & after your next workout
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 15 days ago
airtight container. • 2016 marks the 17th year Harmons has teamed up with the Utah-Southern Idaho Chapter of the National MS Society for fundraising efforts. o We`re grilling up Harmons brats in stores every Friday and Saturday throughout June.... Read more
15d
FOX News
Study had its flaws, but MS treatment it tested was 'close to curative'than a neurodegenerative one—an ongoing debate between scientists. But while t
Study had its flaws, but MS treatment it tested was 'close to curative'
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
than a neurodegenerative one—an ongoing debate between scientists. But while the head of clinical trials for the UK's MS Society says this type of treatment "holds a lot of promise" for MS patients, "it's also an aggressive procedure that... Read more
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Farming Life
Derg Valley YFC tractor run raises money for MS SocietyValley Young Farmers are pleased to have raised a fantastic total of £2,267. T
Derg Valley YFC tractor run raises money for MS Society
Farming Life / Posted 17 days ago
Valley Young Farmers are pleased to have raised a fantastic total of £2,267. This money was then proudly presented to the MS society during one of their meetings at Derg Valley Care. Derg Valley YFC would like to say a massive thank you to all... Read more
18d
WLBZ Bangor
Teams pull plane to beat multiple sclerosiswas being able to give back. "MS stops people from moving," explained Sue Tidd
Teams pull plane to beat multiple sclerosis
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 18 days ago
was being able to give back. "MS stops people from moving," explained Sue Tidd, Director of Development for the National MS Society. "So, with a plane pull, it symbolizes a group of people coming together for someone, and they're really putting... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Teams pull plane to beat multiple sclerosiswas being able to give back. "MS stops people from moving," explained Sue Tidd
Teams pull plane to beat multiple sclerosis
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 18 days ago
was being able to give back. "MS stops people from moving," explained Sue Tidd, Director of Development for the National MS Society. "So, with a plane pull, it symbolizes a group of people coming together for someone, and they're really putting... Read more
18d
WWLP Springfield
Ludlow mom starts fundraiser for the MS SocietyLUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) – A Ludlow mom started her own fundraiser for the MS Socie
Ludlow mom starts fundraiser for the MS Society
WWLP Springfield / Posted 18 days ago
LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) – A Ludlow mom started her own fundraiser for the MS Society after her son was diagnosed last year. The Ludlow Polish American Club donated the hall for Friday night’s first annual banquet to benefit the MS Society. Cleide... Read more
18d
News.com.au
MS treatment can reverse symptoms: trialsmy own home and work full time." The trial, which cost 6.47 million Canadian d
MS treatment can reverse symptoms: trials
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
my own home and work full time." The trial, which cost 6.47 million Canadian dollars ($A6.86 million), was funded by the MS Society of Canada, whose chief executive Yves Savoie said: "What started as a bold idea has translated into a treatment... Read more
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Perth Now
MS treatment can reverse symptoms: trialsmy own home and work full time." The trial, which cost 6.47 million Canadian d
MS treatment can reverse symptoms: trials
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
my own home and work full time." The trial, which cost 6.47 million Canadian dollars ($A6.86 million), was funded by the MS Society of Canada, whose chief executive Yves Savoie said: "What started as a bold idea has translated into a treatment... Read more
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Weekly Times
MS treatment can reverse symptoms: trialsmy own home and work full time." The trial, which cost 6.47 million Canadian d
MS treatment can reverse symptoms: trials
Weekly Times / Posted 18 days ago
my own home and work full time." The trial, which cost 6.47 million Canadian dollars ($A6.86 million), was funded by the MS Society of Canada, whose chief executive Yves Savoie said: "What started as a bold idea has translated into a treatment... Read more
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The Courier Mail
MS treatment can reverse symptoms: trialsmy own home and work full time." The trial, which cost 6.47 million Canadian d
MS treatment can reverse symptoms: trials
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
my own home and work full time." The trial, which cost 6.47 million Canadian dollars ($A6.86 million), was funded by the MS Society of Canada, whose chief executive Yves Savoie said: "What started as a bold idea has translated into a treatment... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MStreatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gra
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MS
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 18 days ago
treatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gray, head of clinical trials at the UK's MS Society, was cautious about the findings. "This treatment does offer hope, but it's also an aggressive procedure that... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Birthday Honours: Appreciation for local heroesPolice for services to Community Safety in Rothwell, Leeds. Raymond Spencer, o
Birthday Honours: Appreciation for local heroes
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 18 days ago
Police for services to Community Safety in Rothwell, Leeds. Raymond Spencer, of Wakefield, for voluntary services to the MS Society and Kingsland School Wakefield. Keith William Sykes, of Hudderfield, for services to Young People through the... Read more
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News 8000
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MStreatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gra
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MS
News 8000 / Posted 18 days ago
treatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gray, head of clinical trials at the UK's MS Society, was cautious about the findings. "This treatment does offer hope, but it's also an aggressive procedure that... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Queen’s Birthday Honours: Yorkshire List in fullWest Yorkshire Police. For services to community safety in Rothwell, Leeds. Ra
Queen’s Birthday Honours: Yorkshire List in full
Wakefield Today / Posted 18 days ago
West Yorkshire Police. For services to community safety in Rothwell, Leeds. Raymond Spencer: For voluntary services to the MS Society and Kingsland School Wakefield. Keith William Sykes: For services to young people through the Scout Association... Read more
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18d
ClickOnDetroit
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MStreatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gra
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MS
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 18 days ago
treatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gray, head of clinical trials at the UK's MS Society, was cautious about the findings. "This treatment does offer hope, but it's also an aggressive procedure that... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MStreatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gra
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MS
KSBW Salinas / Posted 18 days ago
treatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gray, head of clinical trials at the UK's MS Society, was cautious about the findings. "This treatment does offer hope, but it's also an aggressive procedure that... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MStreatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gra
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MS
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 18 days ago
treatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gray, head of clinical trials at the UK's MS Society, was cautious about the findings. "This treatment does offer hope, but it's also an aggressive procedure that... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MStreatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gra
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MS
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
treatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gray, head of clinical trials at the UK's MS Society, was cautious about the findings. "This treatment does offer hope, but it's also an aggressive procedure that... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of multiple sclerosistreatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gra
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of multiple sclerosis
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 18 days ago
treatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gray, head of clinical trials at the UK's MS Society, was cautious about the findings. "This treatment does offer hope, but it's also an aggressive procedure that... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MStreatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gra
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MS
KTVZ Bend / Posted 18 days ago
treatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gray, head of clinical trials at the UK's MS Society, was cautious about the findings. "This treatment does offer hope, but it's also an aggressive procedure that... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MStreatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gra
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MS
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 18 days ago
treatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gray, head of clinical trials at the UK's MS Society, was cautious about the findings. "This treatment does offer hope, but it's also an aggressive procedure that... Read more
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18d
CNN
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MStreatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gra
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MS
CNN / Posted 18 days ago
treatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gray, head of clinical trials at the UK's MS Society, was cautious about the findings. "This treatment does offer hope, but it's also an aggressive procedure that... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MStreatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gra
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MS
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 18 days ago
treatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gray, head of clinical trials at the UK's MS Society, was cautious about the findings. "This treatment does offer hope, but it's also an aggressive procedure that... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MStreatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gra
New stem cell treatment 'halts' effects of MS
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 18 days ago
treatment and stem cell therapy, or as part of a clinical trial." Dr. Emma Gray, head of clinical trials at the UK's MS Society, was cautious about the findings. "This treatment does offer hope, but it's also an aggressive procedure that... Read more
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19d
International Business Times
Multiple Sclerosis: New stem cell therapy stops progression of MS in patients and/or spinal cord, causing a wide range of potential symptoms, including probl
Multiple Sclerosis: New stem cell therapy stops progression of MS in patients
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
and/or spinal cord, causing a wide range of potential symptoms, including problems with vision, arm or leg movement, sensation or balance. An MS Society spokeswoman said the latest research does "offer hope", but also comes with "significant ri... Read more
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SKY News
Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Can 'Reverse Disease'also able to get married, walk down the aisle with my dad and dance with my hus
Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Can 'Reverse Disease'
SKY News / Posted 19 days ago
also able to get married, walk down the aisle with my dad and dance with my husband. I've even gone downhill skiing." The MS Society in the UK has welcomed the findings, published in the Lancet journal, as it "provided valuable information about... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Multiple sclerosis treatment found to reverse disease symptoms in teststhe treatment took effect. Pictures: AP The trial, which cost 6.47 million Can
Multiple sclerosis treatment found to reverse disease symptoms in tests
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
the treatment took effect. Pictures: AP The trial, which cost 6.47 million Canadian dollars (€4.5m), was funded by the MS Society of Canada, whose chief executive Yves Savoie said: "What started as a bold idea has translated into a treatment... Read more
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19d
Daily Mail
The stem cell therapy that 'can stop MS in its tracks'show complete suppression of any inflammatory disease activity in every patient
The stem cell therapy that 'can stop MS in its tracks'
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
show complete suppression of any inflammatory disease activity in every patient for a long period.' Dr Emma Gray, of the MS Society, said: 'This type of stem cell transplantation is a rapidly evolving area of MS research that holds a lot of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Breakthrough in MS treatment at Ottawa Hospital uses stem cellsthe transplant, but the careful care and monitoring patients receive afterward.
Breakthrough in MS treatment at Ottawa Hospital uses stem cells
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 days ago
the transplant, but the careful care and monitoring patients receive afterward. The $6.47-million trial was funded by the MS Society of Canada. Molson says the results not only offer hope for other MS patients but illustrate that donations to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Multiple sclerosis treatment found to reverse disease symptoms in testsbeen given a second chance at life." The trial, which cost 6.47 million Canadi
Multiple sclerosis treatment found to reverse disease symptoms in tests
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
been given a second chance at life." The trial, which cost 6.47 million Canadian dollars (£3.5 million), was funded by the MS Society of Canada, whose chief executive Yves Savoie said: "What started as a bold idea has translated into a treatment... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Multiple sclerosis treatment found to reverse disease symptoms in testsbeen given a second chance at life." The trial, which cost 6.47 million Canadi
Multiple sclerosis treatment found to reverse disease symptoms in tests
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
been given a second chance at life." The trial, which cost 6.47 million Canadian dollars (£3.5 million), was funded by the MS Society of Canada, whose chief executive Yves Savoie said: "What started as a bold idea has translated into a treatment... Read more
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