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Multiple Sclerosis

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  • Multiple sclerosis: What you need to know about the disease

    What is MS? Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot...
  • Biogen wins U.S. approval of long acting multiple sclerosis drug

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Friday approved Biogen Idec Inc's Plegridy, a long-acting multiple sclerosis drug that the company expects will eventually replace its older big-selling Avonex treatment. The company received European...
  • SUPPORT GROUPS

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Articles for Support Groups must be submitted in writing to the Bowie Blade-News, 2000 Capital Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401, or email to bkoepper@bladenews.com. --- Abuse support Healing Hope Abuse Recovery Group meets at 7 p.m....
  • Jeanne James: Heartless decision on smart meters

    I opted out of the smart meter installation because I have multiple sclerosis. Because of the shots and all the medication I take, it is holding steady with a few flare ups. In every state that the smart meter has been install,ed there has been...
  • Your weekend in Bowie: What to do Friday, Saturday and Sunday

    Hamlet To see, or not to see. If you want to see, it's the final weekend to catch the Annapolis Shakespeare Company's "The Tragedy of Hamlet" at Bowie Playhouse. Remaining performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with matinees at 2 p.m....
  • Odenton woman walking the walk to fight multiple sclerosis

    Jenai Henry estimates she's about 60 percent of who she once was. Her former self was the captain of her high school softball team in Dover, Del. Back then she could walk more fluidly and rarely had trouble calling to mind a name or thought. Now,...
  • Around Annapolis: Women with MS walk Sunday for others who can't

    Wendy Bordewisch doesn't use clinical terms when describing the disease she deals with daily. For her, it is personal. "Its goal as a disease is to stop you from moving," she said. So she never stops moving. With a full-time job in technology sales,...
  • Reisterstown resident bikes for a cure

    On May 31, Reisterstown resident and graphic designer Jill Eisenberg will mount her bike and ride 150 miles as part of Bike MS, an event to raise funds and awareness for the Multiple Sclerosis Society. This will be her 10th consecutive year as a...
  • There are ways to control symptoms of multiple sclerosis

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com It's understandable when patients with multiple sclerosis focus only on treating symptoms and forget their bodies have other needs, but that's not the best course of action. "A therapeutic approach that...
  • Biogen, AbbVie drug slows MS episodes, safety issues reoccur

    Biogen, AbbVie drug slows MS episodes, safety issues reoccur
    A drug approved to prevent rejection of transplanted kidneys significantly reduced relapses of multiple sclerosis in a late stage-trial sponsored by Biogen Idec and AbbVie Inc., but serious infections and potential liver toxicity continued to cloud the...
  • Fort Lauderdale-raised filmmaker's documentary to air on PBS

    Fort Lauderdale-raised filmmaker's documentary to air on PBS
    Early on in Jason DaSilva's new documentary, "When I Walk," the Fort Lauderdale native is vacationing in the Caribbean in 2006, watching airplanes soar over the beach, when his legs crumple. His brother holds a camera on DaSilva, who struggles but fails...
  • TV Picks: 'Kid President,' Wilfred,' 'Motor City Masters,' more

    TV Picks: 'Kid President,' Wilfred,' 'Motor City Masters,' more
    "Kid President: Declaration of Awesome" (Hub Network, Saturdays). Young Internet phenom Robby Novak, now 10, is the star of this whole-family-friendly half-hour series, expanded from the short online "pep talks" -- at once mock-inspirational and...