By the time I was diagnosed with MS, my disease had progressed to the point that my symptoms were so visible they were impossible for any medical professional to over look.
Stem cell treatments are looking strong in the interim results of an international trial
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California's insurance commissioner has launched an investigation into Aetna after learning a former medical director for the insurer admitted under oath he never looked at patients' records when deciding whether to approve or deny care

Pharmacy benefit managers arose to fulfill a need created by the Medicare Modernization Act. But now these companies are contributing to escalating drug prices, the very opposite of their original purpose.


Dentistry - Article: Anti-inflammatory diet: What to know
As initial therapy for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, rituximab works better than commonly used disease-modifying treatments, hint results of a comparative real-world effectiveness study from Sweden.

“Multiple sclerosis is arguably the most complex disease ever described,” Sergio Baranzini, a geneticist at the University of California, SF…/scientists-are-seeking-new-st…

Facing so many unknowns about multiple sclerosis, researchers explore the immune system, the neurons and the gut to fight the disease.
Most people said that a physician—not an insurance company's step therapy—should make the final decision on a patient’s treatment, a new poll found.
Those who ate the healthiest diet consumed an average of 1.7 servings of whole grains per day.

One more reason why patients need MDs who are willing to advocate for your health....

Milton Packer thinks you should know how the system works

ICYMI: We're presenting new MS data at ECTRIMS that assesses underlying disease activity and its effect on progression, based on a novel endpoint called PIRA (Progression Independent of Relapse Activity). Learn more about this endpoint:

We're working to advance the way disease progression is monitored to help improve MS care.

$81,000 a year for a drug that so far hasn't even slowed my MS progression....…/after-a-quiet-summer-congress-st…

Congress has recently taken a few months off from constantly barraging the pharmaceutical industry with daily probes and negative news. However, on Thursday, August 17, 2017, Representatives Elijah Cummings of Maryland and Peter Welch of Vermont announced a probe into...
A new study of multiple sclerosis patients examines how a strict diet may ease the symptoms of the disease.

Trouble walking & fatigue are only 2 of the many, many symptoms associated with MS - life with MS is more complicated than you think:

Patient Columnist Mike Knight writes about why getting a second opinion about his MS was important, and how it could be valuable for others.