If you have a friend who enjoys competing in athletic events, tell them about Finish MS! As a Finish MS athlete, they can compete in any event around the world and raise funds to end MS. Marathons, triathlons, swimming, cycling and any other athletic event can fundraise through Finish MS. To learn more about becoming a Finish MS athlete, visit [ Ntl.ms Link ].
#TipTuesday: Spasticity is one of the more common symptoms of MS, impacting about 80 percent of people living with MS. But with the right treatments, spasticity can be controlled. Click the link to learn more.
The National MS Society’s scholarship program helps highly qualified students who have been diagnosed with MS or who have a parent with MS achieve their dreams of going to college. The online applications period for the 2017 Scholarship Program closes January 18. Click the link below for eligibility criteria and to apply.
The start of a New Year is a great opportunity to reexamine the directions you and your support partner are taking to thrive in your lives with multiple sclerosis. Just like a road trip requires diligent planning and routing, you can best succeed in your journey with MS by “mapping out” a comprehensive wellness plan with the help of your health care team. Join Stephanie Buxhoeveden, nurse... View details ⇨
People with MS showed improvements in working memory, brain activity and “connectivity” (how parts of the brain interact with one another), after treatment with Repetitive Transcranial Magnet Stimulation (rTMS). This device generates electromagnet pulses that stimulate brain activity.
Results from three clinical trials of the experimental therapy ocrelizumab have been published, showing benefits in people with primary progressive and relapsing MS and providing additional details regarding effectiveness and safety.
Your support has the power to accelerate breakthroughs that will change the world for people living with MS. Give your tax-deductible gift by December 31st to help fund life-changing research and services at [ Ntl.ms Link ].