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Advances in Using Stem Cells as a Treatment for MS

From about.com

Updated June 30, 2014. It is true that the term "stem cells" immediately has people thinking about those stem cells that are derived from fetuses or embryos - the topic of much discussion and controversy. However, much exciting work is being done on stem cells that can be taken from…

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MS patients may someday find relief in marijuana chewing gum

From marketwatch.com

Patients can smoke it, eat it and soon, they may be able to chew it. Cannabis-focused biotech company AXIM Biotechnologies last week said it launched clinical trials on humans for medical cannabis chewing gum as a treatment for multiple sclerosis.

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10 Things You Shouldn't Do Before Bed You Should Know

From cancerfactsheet.org

by Amanda MacMillan Getting a good night's sleep is important for your mood, your energy levels, and your overall health. It's also dependent on what you do during the day-how much physical activity you get, what you eat and drink, and how mentally stimulated you are-especially in the hours before…

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Donating Blood if You Have MS

From about.com

Updated July 01, 2015. If you have multiple sclerosis (MS), and meet all other inclusion criteria, you are eligible to donate blood, according to the American Red Cross. However, it is not always that easy. I have looked very closely at the eligibility guidelines for being a blood donor on…

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JK Rowling tells of her mother's battle with multiple sclerosis

From healthcaresolutionsplus.org

Harry Potter author discusses her mother's death and her compulsion to do good as she becomes the first ever guest editor of Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4 JK Rowling has spoken of how her mother's de…

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Living Life With MS: The Symptoms And Sacrifices As Told By Patients, Caregiver

From cancerfactsheet.org

If you were to meet Kristin Decker, you would never know she's been living with multiple sclerosis (MS) for nearly five years. At 28 years old, Decker awoke one morning with droopiness on the left side of her face, numbness, and the loss of her vision.

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Signs of Multiple Sclerosis Relapse Slideshow

From webmd.com

Signs of Multiple Sclerosis Relapse Are you dealing with emotional disturbances from MS? Did you know that therapy and medication can help you deal with stress, depression, and anxiety associated with MS? Talk to your doctor and get the support you need. Women's Health Newsletter Find out what women really…

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