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Try looking in the monthly archives. January 2017

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Russian Physician’s Guide to HSCT in Moscow

There’s good news for anyone with multiple sclerosis who is considering undergoing HSCT, especially if that involves being treated in Russia.

And that’s because Denis Fedorenko, MD, who is in charge of the stem cell transplant program for MS patients, has […]

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MS takes centre stage on television soap

First, I have a confession to make, I don’t watch soap operas on television but the fact is they do attract huge and often passionate audiences.
They develop different story lines from time to time, and the newest such story in […]

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MS Society Award Nominations: We All Are Stars

Nominations are being sought for individuals and groups for the U.K.’s MS Society Awards 2017. Organizers say the awards will recognize the stars of the MS community and their contributions during 2016.

While not wishing to denigrate the awards in any […]

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Like These Athletes, We All Should be Putting Our Best Feet Forward

It’s often said of the 2.5 million of people in the world who have multiple sclerosis that no two have the same symptoms. Indeed, that is why it is known as the Snowflake disease.

And the wide variety of symptoms can […]

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Phoebe’s HSCT Story: Back home (Last in a Series)

Phoebe Scopes was the first international patient to receive Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) therapy for multiple sclerosis in Moscow. In this fourth, and last, part of her story, we join Phoebe on her return home to the London.

Ian: What […]

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New MS drug approval delayed by three months

People with MS who have been looking forward to the long-awaited US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the MS drug Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) are disappointed now it has been delayed. This is because, although a decision had been promised […]

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Paralympians with MS delighted to receive national honours

Two Paralympians with multiple sclerosis, who won gold medals in Rio in 2016, are delighted to have had their efforts recognized in their country’s New Year Honours list.
Kadeena Cox and Stephanie Millward have both been made a Member of the […]

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Some MS dates for your 2017 diary

Happy New Year
Yes, it has arrived at last and so, today, I bring you a calendar of notable events that are planned for the next 12 months. Please note that this is not meant to be a complete or exhaustive […]

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