MSAA Announces New Chief Medical Officer

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is proud to announce a new Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the organization. Barry A. Hendin, a highly accomplished neurologist who specializes in MS, has assumed the role. Preceding Dr. Hendin was Jack Burks, MD, a clinical professor of neurology for the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at […]

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What’s New in MS Research: July 2019

The effort to enhance the lives and health of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) is advancing on many fronts, as researchers explore the impact of approaches ranging from stress management, exercise, diet, stem-cell therapy, and cannabis use, to a variety of approved and investigational disease-modifying therapies (DMTs).

This latest edition of “What’s New in MS Research” features highlights from the annual meetings of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC), both held in May of this year.

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MSAA Offers a Free Online Support Forum to Connect Members of the MS Community

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America’s (MSAA) free online support forum, My MSAA Community, has been a continued source of support, encouragement, and hope for members of the multiple sclerosis (MS) community since the Summer of 2016. Powered by HealthUnlocked, My MSAA Community was created to offer people with multiple sclerosis, care partners, friends, and family members a way to connect with others also affected by the condition.

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The Impact of Nutrition in Multiple Sclerosis – Episode 4

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode on ““The Impact of Nutrition in Multiple Sclerosis.” Hosted by Peter Damiri, Vice President of Programs and Services for MSAA, this program is part of MSAA’s series on MS and the Family, spotlighting healthy lifestyle and wellness activities. Our guest, Dr. Olga Thon, shares her insights on popular vitamins and supplements, various diets that affect MS, and suggestions for effective exercises and overall wellness strategies to help better manage multiple sclerosis. Dr. Thon is the director of the Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.

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MSAA’s Blog and Publications Recognized by Healthline and the Digital Health Awards

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is pleased to announce that our blog, MS Conversations, has been named one of the Best Multiple Sclerosis Blogs for the fifth consecutive year by Healthline! Each year, Healthline selects blogs that, “lead the way by advocating, informing, and getting real about MS.” Healthline also notes that MS […]

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The Many Faces of MS: Exploring Diversity Within Multiple Sclerosis – Episode 3

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode on “The Many Faces of MS.” Hosted by Peter Damiri, Vice President of Programs and Services for MSAA, this program is part of MSAA’s series on MS and the Family, spotlighting the topic of diversity within MS. Our guest, Dr. EJ Gettings, shares his insights on multiple sclerosis and its impact on various patient populations. Dr. Gettings is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Temple University in Philadelphia.

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Understanding Multiple Sclerosis: A New Video Series from the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) in partnership with @Point of Care, is proud to announce a new video series titled “Understanding Multiple Sclerosis.” This 12-part video series, featuring expert neurologist Dr. Michelle Fabian, provides an overview of the MS process, possible causes, symptoms, treatments, wellness strategies, and more. Each video offers valuable insights and up-to-date information in a relaxed, conversational style that is easy to understand and follow.

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Creating Healthy Habits for a Healthy Lifestyle

Wellness aspects including diet, nutrition, exercise, stress reduction and emotional well-being can all play powerful roles in the successful management of MS. In this one-hour archived webinar, master certified life and mindset coach and best-selling author Andrea W. Hanson provides practical, real-life strategies for creating and maintaining healthy lifestyle habits.

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