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Stu’s Views and MS News for the Week of January 31, 2020

Every week, Stu’s Views and MS News offers up-to-date pharmaceutical, fundraiser, and lifestyle news for MS patients. This week, find out more about the Bowlathon Fundraiser and read a symptoms guide, among other things. And don’t forget to write in if you have something to share! Read more: Stu’s Views

Flipping the Switch: Microscopic Magnets to Stimulate the Brain

Deep-brain stimulation (DBS) brings about recovery for a range “…of neurological illnesses, including Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy and major depression.” It’s basically like flipping a switch, or turning on a light in your brain. But the issue of bulk has prevented further advancement in this area, until now. Read more: Stimulating

Parkinson’s Patients Develop an Artistic Side

Dopamine-enhancing medication seems to create an artist side in Parkinson’s patients that use it. Medical literature is full of Parkinson’s patents who begin to practice art while taking these drugs. Read more: Some Parkinson’s Patients Discover Artistic Side

Overweight or Obese Girls Run Higher Risk of MS

Multiple sclerosis remains a rare disease. However, it seems to be more common among overweight and obese girls. Their risk runs nearly four times higher than that of other groups for contracting the disease. A new study found defines this risk ratio and also explains more about why weight factors

Assistance Fund Video

Despite three weeks of numbness, this Assistance Fund patient’s MS diagnosis shocked her. Her office stepped up and allowed her to keep her title, but hired two people to help cover the work she could no longer do. Despite her office’s kindness, she felt like she had no purpose. Find

Southeast Lyme: A Documented History from GALDA

GALDA—the Georgia Lyme Disease Association—runs a website with all sorts of information relevant to Lyme disease in general plus info specific to Georgia and other parts of the Southeast. From their website at “The Georgia Lyme Disease Association has a diverse, all-volunteer staff that is dedicated to Lyme and

Testosterone and Testosterone Derivatives May Efficiently Treat Myelin Diseases

Multiple sclerosis is a myelin disease. explains: Multiple sclerosis symptoms result from both the inflammation and breakdown of myelin, the fatty protective coating surrounding nerve fibers of the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord). Myelin is often compared to the insulating material around an electrical wire. In

India and the Epstein-Barr MS Connection

High incidents of Epstein-Barr virus presents itself from early childhood across India. However, multiple sclerosis (MS) remains uncommon. Through the years, Epstein-Barr has frequently though controversially been linked to MS. So a study to determine the connection between Epstein-Barr and MS in India was performed, featuring 140 patients and an

Whole Foods Recalls Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon

Because of the risk of a Listeria contamination, Whole Foods very recently issued a recall for Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon. Listeria lives in the soil and water, and even grows in the cold temperature of a refrigerator. People with comprised immune systems, the young, and the elderly run