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MSIF news | 14 March 2013

Training MS organisations in the Arab region

Within the framework of MSIF’s work with MS organisations in the Arab region, a two-day training event took place from 8-9 March in Dubai, UAE.

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MSIF news | 07 March 2013

Getting ready for World MS Day 2013

We have been busy over the past six months creating a fantastic new World MS Day campaign based around the unique challenges that young people with MS face in their journeys towards developing their identities, relationships and futures.

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MSIF news | 07 March 2013

Progressive MS meeting in Milan

The first scientific meeting of the International Progressive MS Collaborative took place on 6-8 February in Milan, Italy.

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News from MS organisations | 07 March 2013

First results from NMSS-funded CCSVI study published

First results from an NMSS-supported study investigating CCSVI (chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency) using several different imaging techniques to examine blood outflow from the brain have been published.

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News from MS organisations | 07 March 2013

High-salt diets linked to autoimmune diseases

A trio of studies from the US found that increased salt consumption may be one of the culprits behind rising rates of autoimmune diseases such as MS.

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News from MS organisations | 06 March 2013

DTI may help monitor cognitive impairment in MS

Researchers from The Netherlands report that they were able to distinguish between people with MS who had cognitive impairment (such as memory and concentration problems) and those who did not, based on brain scans using DTI.

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MSIF news | 28 February 2013

Breaking down barriers together: MSIF, Ciwawa and MS/NMO China

The MS International Federation is proud to support Ciwawa on the International Rare Diseases Day in China.

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News from MS organisations | 21 February 2013

‘Like fireworks in the morning’: Pavel Zlobin of ARMSS shares his account of the meteor crash that shook Russia

Read the story of Pavel Zlobin from the All-Russian MS Society, who witnessed the meteorite strike.

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MSIF news | 19 February 2013

MSIF China consultants visit Institute of Neurology and UK MS Society

In January 2013, MSIF’s consultants Daniel Alberman and Clare Pan attended a series of meetings at the MSIF Secretariat to report back on MSIF’s capacity-building work in China to date ...

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News from MS organisations | 14 February 2013

New MS documentary airs on CBC Radio

CBC reporter Priya Sankaran’s new documentary, called ‘Multiple Sclerosis: The White Man’s Disease’, aired on CBC Radio programme The Sunday Edition on 10 February 2013.

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