On the Heels of New MS Prevalence Study, the National MS Society Marks MS Awareness Week with Patient Stories

On the Heels of New MS Prevalence Study, the National MS Society Marks MS Awareness Week with Patient Stories

Publication date: Mar 13, 2019

This post was originally published on this site Spurred on by a recent multiple sclerosis (MS) prevalence study, which revealed that the number of MS patients in the U. S. is double (nearly one million) what had been previously thought, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is marking MS Awareness Week by sharing stories of those affected by the disease. This year, the society is spotlighting patient strength and resilience, as many MS patients move forward with their lives despite the challenges imposed by the disease. Another story focuses on Chris, a MS patient and former competitive triathlete, who talks about the disease’s effect on his running after a lesion was found on his brain. According to the National MS Society, actress Selma Blair, who has recently spoken publicly of her MS journey, is proof of the power of sharing stories about the disease. The post On the Heels of New MS Prevalence Study, the National MS Society Marks MS Awareness Week with Patient Stories appeared first on Multiple Sclerosis News Today. The post On the Heels of New MS Prevalence Study, the National MS Society Marks MS Awareness Week with Patient Stories appeared first on BioNewsFeeds.

Concepts Keywords
Blurred Vision Disease
Brain Multiple Sclerosis Society
Caregiver Symptoms
CEO Subjective experience
Fatigue Fatigue
Hashtag Exercise physiology
Lesion Multiple sclerosis
Mixed Martial Arts Health
MMA Articles
Multiple Sclerosis Medicine
Muscle Weakness Stories disease
Pain Pain fatigue
Resilience Disease
Riding
Social Media
Society
Substitute Teacher
Triathlete

Semantics

Type Source Name
drug DRUGBANK Nonoxynol-9
gene UNIPROT BEST1
pathway BSID Release
gene UNIPROT BMP2K
gene UNIPROT MAP6
drug DRUGBANK Tropicamide
gene UNIPROT FAM107B
disease MESH diagnosis
gene UNIPROT TWIST2
gene UNIPROT IMPACT
gene UNIPROT MAGEE1
gene UNIPROT TLR4
gene UNIPROT MMD
gene UNIPROT SEPT4
gene UNIPROT PRPS1
disease DOID arts
gene UNIPROT CEP55
disease DOID multiple sclerosis
disease MESH multiple sclerosis
gene UNIPROT SLC35G1

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