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Medicare Advantage plan members may switch to Original Medicare during the annual disenrollment period Jan 1 to Feb 14

Medicare Advantage plan members may switch to Original Medicare during the annual disenrollment period Jan 1 to Feb 14

Recent changes to the provider networks of certain Medicare Advantage plans (private Medicare managed care plans) are reported to be causing concern within the MS community. Medicare Advantage (MA) plan members are reminded that they have options if they are dissatisfied [Read More]

Trainees in MS Research and Clinical Care Connect at the 2013 Tykeson Fellows Conference

Trainees in MS Research and Clinical Care Connect at the 2013 Tykeson Fellows Conference

The 4th Tykeson Fellows Conference on MS brought nearly 100 young National MS Society and MS International Federation research and clinical fellows together with senior scientists to learn about each other’s latest research efforts, as well as interact with the attendees [Read More]

Letter to Budget Conferees Urges Protection of Research and Programs Important to People with MS

Letter to Budget Conferees Urges Protection of Research and Programs Important to People with MS

Society urges budget conferees to protect research and programs needed by people living with MS. [Read More]

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Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

Researchers reveal how a microRNA regenerated myelin - the protective coating of nerve fibers - in mice with multiple [Read More]

Researchers find new gene interaction associated with increased MS risk

Researchers find new gene interaction associated with increased MS risk

A person carrying variants of two particular genes could be almost three times more likely to develop multiple [Read More]

UVA researchers discover unexpected interaction between men’s testes and immune system

UVA researchers discover unexpected interaction between men’s testes and immune system

The University of Virginia School of Medicine has again shown that a part of the body thought to be disconnected from [Read More]

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

A federal health agency has found certain antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs are among medications that effectively [Read More]

Women have statistically lower incidence of severe psoriasis compared to men, study reveals

Women have statistically lower incidence of severe psoriasis compared to men, study reveals

The fact that men are overrepresented in psoriasis registers and consume more psoriasis care have long led researchers [Read More]