Tag Archives: multiple sclerosis

Living with MS:  Whatever it Takes

March is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Education and Awareness Month.  And in honor of the awareness month and week the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) launched a year-long campaign, “Whatever it Takes,” to increase awareness of MS and the realities of … Continue reading

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March is National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month

March is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Education and Awareness Month.  MS has been in the recent news with actress Selma Blair opening up about her struggles with MS, including the challenge of getting an accurate diagnosis, and appearing in public at … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for May 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. NIDILRR-funded Research: Aquatic exercise therapy for people with Parkinson disease: A randomized controlled trial (J75815) (English). This article describes a study that evaluated … Continue reading

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MS World spotlights NIDILRR-funded researchers at IMSCOGS

Dr. Daniel Kantor and Jennifer Pizzuto of MS World interviewed several NIDILRR-funded researchers at the annual meeting of the International Multiple Sclerosis Cognition Society (IMSCOGS) in June. The interviews are now available on MS World’s YouTube Channel: John DeLuca, PhD, … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 11 to Friday, April 15

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Funding: Google awards $20 million to 29 innovative disability nonprofits (Gizmag) Google has announced 29 winners of its Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities, which it launched in May last year to invest in non-profit … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Tuesday, September 2 – Friday, September 5

Human Interest: Monument seeks to end silence on killings of the disabled by the Nazis (The New York Times) The first to be singled out for systematic murder by the Nazis were the mentally ill and intellectually disabled. By the … Continue reading

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Patient Bloggers: Familiar Chronicles on Neurological Diseases

In the December 2013/January 2014 edition of Neurology Now (Volume 9, Number 6), the Waiting Room feature highlights patient bloggers in the article “Having Their Say: Patient Bloggers”. The article describes how patient bloggers offer advice as they share their … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup -11/11-11/15

Disability News Weekly Roundup -11/11-11/15 Health: The New York Times— Adding Pounds, Then New Knees Figures from a new national database of knee replacement patients strongly suggest that obesity is the most likely reason for knee replacement surgeries in younger … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup -10/28-11/1

Health: Science Daily—Negative Consequences of Noise on Overall Health The combined toll of occupational, recreational and environmental noise exposure poses a serious public health threat going far beyond hearing damage, according to an international team of researchers writing today in … Continue reading

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Research participants are needed for a phenomenological study

Participants are wanted for a research study entitled, “The Lived Experience of Having a Parent with Multiple Sclerosis (MS): A Phenomenological Study.”  If you are between the ages of 18 and 24, speak English, live in the State of Arizona, … Continue reading

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