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  • Scientists Find Missing-In-Action Multiple Sclerosis Genes

    An international collaboration led by scientists at Yale has cracked a tough nut in multiple sclerosis: Where are all the genes? Previous work by the International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium (IMSGC) has identified 233 genetic risk variants....

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/scientists-find-missing-in-action-multiple-sclerosis-genes
  • Four-Year Study Confirms That Imaging the Eye with OCT Provides Window to MS Progression in the Brain and a Way to Track the Effects of Therapies

    Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive imaging test. OCT uses light waves to take cross-section pictures of your retina. So, what is OCT imaging? Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive imaging test. OCT uses light waves to...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/four-year-study-confirms-that-imaging-the-eye-with-oct-provides-window-to-ms-progression-in-the-brain-and-a-way-to-track-the-effects-of-therapies
  • Stretching for People with MS—An Illustrated Manual (.pdf)

    Provided by #TheNationalMSSociety Illustrated manual showing range of motion, stretching, and balance exercises for at-home program. By Beth E. Gibson, PT. (last updated October 2016) Download Brochure...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/stretching-for-people-with-ms-an-illustrated-manual-pdf
  • Yoga and Non-Cardio Exercises: Your Allies in Managing MS Symptoms and Improving Overall Health

    Presenters: Sue Kushner, MS, PT - Physical Therapist Lynn Stazzone, RN, BSN, MSN, NP - Neuroscience Nurse Practitioner Non-cardio exercises, including yoga and seated stretches, can help positively manage your MS symptoms and promote your overall...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/yoga-and-non-cardio-exercises-your-allies-in-managing-ms-symptoms-and-improving-overall-health
  • Diet, Exercise & Healthy Behaviors

    For a person living with MS, physical wellness involves much more than disease and symptom management. Research shows that a healthy diet, exercise, not smoking, ongoing preventive care and management of other medical conditions not only contribute to...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/diet-exercise-healthy-behaviors
  • Sex chromosome contributions to sex differences in multiple sclerosis susceptibility and progression

    +January 2018 Voskuhl RR1, Sawalha AH2, Itoh Y1. AbstractBACKGROUND: Why are women more susceptible to multiple sclerosis, but men have worse disability progression? Sex differences in disease may be due to sex hormones, sex chromosomes, or both....

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/sex-chromosome-contributions-to-sex-differences-in-multiple-sclerosis-susceptibility-and-progression
  • Coping with dual diagnoses -- How to prioritize when MS is only one of your health concerns.

    by Aviva Patz Lisa Emrich, a musician, with her husband, Rob Osberg, manages the coexisting health conditions of multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. Photo courtesy of Lisa Emrich Just two years after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis,...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/coping-with-dual-diagnoses-how-to-prioritize-when-ms-is-only-one-of-your-health-concerns
  • Treating pediatric MS

    In 2018 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the expansion of the use of the oral MS therapy Gilenya® (fingolimod, Novartis AG) to include the treatment of children and adolescents 10 years of age or older with relapsing MS. In addition, many...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/treating-pediatric-ms
  • Medical management during pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum

    None of the current disease-modifying medications — Aubagio®, Avonex®, Betaseron®, Copaxone®, Extavia®, Gilenya®, Glatopa®, Lemtrada®, Novantrone®, Ocrevus™, Plegridy®, Rebif®, Tecfidera® Tysabri®, or Zinbryta® — are approved for use during pregnancy....

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/medical-management-during-pregnancy-delivery-and-postpartum
  • MS Symptoms - Learn to recognize and manage the possible symptoms of MS, which range from mild to severe.

    MS Keywords: Fatigue; Pain; Gait (Walking), Cognition; Bladder, Bowel, Vision, Sexual Problems and Depression MS symptoms are variable and unpredictable. No two people have exactly the same symptoms, and each person’s symptoms can change or fluctuate...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/ms-symptoms-learn-to-recognize-and-manage-the-possible-symptoms-of-ms-which-range-from-mild-to-severe
  • About MRIs and Other Scans - How Does Radiology Help Diagnose MS?

    How Does Radiology Help Diagnose MS? Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has made it easier to diagnose MS and monitor disease progression. An MRI can provide different information, depending on how it’s done. Types of MRI and radiology tests that may be...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/about-mris-and-other-scans-how-does-radiology-help-diagnose-ms
  • Potential genetic markers of multiple sclerosis severity

    NEWS RELEASE 31-OCT-2019 In a bid to determine factors linked to the most debilitating forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have identified three so-called "complement system" genes that appear to play a role in...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/potential-genetic-markers-of-multiple-sclerosis-severity
  • Aaron Boster, MD, Answering Viewers Questions: Fatigue & Depression in Multiple Sclerosis ·

    Aaron Boster MD In this video I answer viewers questions about two of the most common and difficult symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis, fatigue and depression. To learn more, start watching this vid right now!...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/aaron-boster-md-answering-viewers-questions-fatigue-depression-in-multiple-sclerosis
  • Suicide Rate Almost Double in Patients With MS

    BARCELONA — Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are more than twice as likely as the general population to attempt suicide and almost twice as likely to actually complete suicide, a new study shows. The study also had some interesting results with...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/suicide-rate-almost-double-in-patients-with-ms
  • Caring For Carepartners

    Being the primary support for a person living with MS can be overwhelming. But help is available. Victoria and Carnell Woody enjoy a stroll with their son, Issac. Victoria is Carnell’s carepartner. Photo by Riku Foto. Going the extra mile Being the...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/caring-for-carepartners
  • The Reasons People With MS Leave Their Jobs Differs by Stage of Life, Study Finds

    Younger and older people are more influenced by painful symptoms, while those in midlife retire for psychological reasons By Becky Upham Last Updated: November 05, 2019 Some people with MS leave their jobs without first asking for accommodations that...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/the-reasons-people-with-ms-leave-their-jobs-differs-by-stage-of-life-study-finds
  • Researchers Reverse Aspects of Aging to Increase Myelin Repair in Rats

    November 5, 2019 Researchers from the UK and Australia have found a way to make rat brain cells act more youthful, reversing some of the loss of healing capacity that normally comes with older age. Multiple sclerosis involves immune attacks that damage...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/researchers-reverse-aspects-of-aging-to-increase-myelin-repair-in-rats
  • What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia?

    This severe, electric-shock-like facial pain affects about 2 to 5 percent of people with MS. By Becky Upham Medically Reviewed by Samuel Mackenzie, MD, PhD Last Updated: 10/10/2019 The trigeminal nerve carries sensory information from the face to the...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/what-is-trigeminal-neuralgia
  • Alcohol Consumption Linked to Lower MS Disability

    By: Alicia Ciccone Alcohol Consumption Linked to Lower MS Disability WASHINGTON — Multiple sclerosis patients who consumed larger amounts of alcohol had lower rates of disability per the Expanded Disability Status Score (EDSS) and Multiple Sclerosis...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/alcohol-consumption-linked-to-lower-ms-disability
  • Biogen scores FDA nod for Tecfidera follow-up Vumerity as MS threats linger

    by Eric Sagonowsky | Oct 30, 2019 Biogen on Wednesday scored FDA approval for new MS offering Vumerity. (Biogen) Biogen's multiple sclerosis business has been treading water and its best-selling med, Tecfidera, might just run up against early generics....

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/biogen-scores-fda-nod-for-tecfidera-follow-up-vumerity-as-ms-threats-linger

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