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Is there a cure for multiple sclerosis?updated: Wed Oct 26 2011 12:30:00

Hi, I got multiple sclerosis about a year ago, and I'm very young. I was curious if there has been any further information about a possible cure or not. I know that people have been searching for a cure, but I'm curious as to how close they really are.

People.com: Michaele Salahi: There Can't Be a Real Housewives of D.C. Without Meupdated: Fri Apr 08 2011 17:34:00

The former star says she's not surprised Bravo pulled the plug on Real Housewives of D.C.

CNNMoney: Sanofi buys Genzyme for $20 billionupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 10:24:00

Sanofi-aventis said Wednesday that it will buy Genzyme for $20.1 billion in cash, plus payments contingent on the success of some of Genzyme's drugs.

People.com: Montel Williams Cited for Pot Paraphernaliaupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 18:49:00

The former talk-show host, who suffers from MS, was fined after being caught with a marijuana pipe

People.com: Michaele Salahi Reveals: I Have Multiple Sclerosisupdated: Wed Sep 15 2010 13:08:00

The Real Housewives of D.C. star opens up about her secret battle with the disease

Book: Michaele Salahi has multiple sclerosisupdated: Wed Sep 15 2010 11:28:00

Michaele Salahi, best known for crashing a White House state dinner with her husband last year, suffers from multiple sclerosis, according to a new book released Wednesday.

White House 'crashers' clear the airupdated: Wed Sep 15 2010 11:28:00

The controversial reality stars talk about their White House statehouse dinner, new-found fame and Playboy rumors.

Love during chronic illnessupdated: Mon Feb 08 2010 10:09:00

Couples living with a chronic illness can meet their special challenges with love, humor and commitment.

In sickness and in health ... couple's love enduresupdated: Mon Feb 08 2010 10:09:00

Tom and Vera Forkner have loved each other for more than 30 years.

FDA approves drug for multiple sclerosisupdated: Fri Jan 22 2010 20:03:00

The second-to-last time EJ Levy was at Disney World, she used a scooter to navigate the enormous park. Her legs were weak and she suffered from foot drop caused by multiple sclerosis. That was 4½ years ago. On her most recent trip, a few months ago, Levy walked the entire time, thanks in part to a drug approved by the FDA on Friday.

Biking 150 miles for a cause -- in a dress and heelsupdated: Wed Oct 28 2009 10:43:00

Amidst the sea of jerseys and bike shorts at New Jersey's City to Shore -- a 150-mile bike ride to benefit multiple sclerosis research -- one unlikely rider stands out.

Michelle Obama steals the show in Copenhagenupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 11:17:00

After flying through the night for seven hours aboard Air Force One, nobody would blame President Obama for being at least slightly groggy when he arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark, for a quick four hours to make the final pitch for Chicago to host the 2016 Olympics.

Obamas' final Olympic pitchupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 11:17:00

President Obama and Mrs. Obama make their final pitch in support of Chicago's Olympic bid. CNN's Ed Henry reports.

Is multiple sclerosis hereditary?updated: Wed Sep 30 2009 16:00:00

Is multiple sclerosis genetic or hereditary? If so, what are the statistics (for example 1 in 1,000)?

What do you know about new MS treatment?updated: Wed Feb 25 2009 09:55:00

I am an MS [multiple sclerosis] patient and I have just about had it with my Rebif injections. I've heard about a new leukemia drug used to treat the beginning stages of MS. I think it's called Campath 1H. Are there any other medications you would recommend for early stage MS? Thank you.

MS sufferer challenges suicide rulingupdated: Tue Feb 03 2009 10:51:00

A British multiple sclerosis sufferer is attempting to clarify the law on assisted suicide, an option she has said she wants if her pain becomes unbearable.

UK woman loses suicide court challengeupdated: Wed Oct 29 2008 09:17:00

A woman who suffers from multiple sclerosis lost her legal bid Wednesday to clarify Britain's laws on assisted suicide.

New MS treatmentupdated: Thu Oct 23 2008 09:41:00

Researchers say a drug offers hope for better treatment for MS patients. ITN's Lawrence McGinty reports.

Leukemia drug gives hopes to MS sufferersupdated: Thu Oct 23 2008 09:41:00

Researchers in Britain say they have found that a drug used to treat leukemia can halt and even reverse the debilitating effects of multiple sclerosis (MS).

Teri Garr: Post-aneurysm, comedy keeps her goingupdated: Wed Aug 06 2008 18:09:00

Actress-comedian Teri Garr may be best known for her roles in iconic 1980s films "Mr. Mom" and "Tootsie," but in the past few years, she's probably done as many interviews focusing on her health as on her acting career.

Teri Garr's decades of hidingupdated: Wed Aug 06 2008 18:09:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to actress Teri Garr about how health problems impacted her career.

Yoga's appeal broadening to disability communityupdated: Fri Apr 18 2008 10:36:00

A middle-aged woman arrives at yoga class, a guide dog beside her wheelchair. She slides onto a mat on the floor and begins warming up with help from the instructor, stretching her knee and leg muscles to the side.

Money Magazine: Financial therapy for a tough diagnosisupdated: Fri Mar 14 2008 10:56:00

Two summers ago, Christina Rodriguez was on top of the world. At age 37 she had a successful career as a district manager with Verizon Wireless and her relationship with boyfriend Steve Schulz was turning serious: He'd just moved into her four-bedroom house at the foot of the majestic San Bernardino Mountains in Highland, Calif.

CNN Heroes: Battling MS with Kevin Baconupdated: Mon Nov 26 2007 15:51:00

When Robin Maxwell started feeling numbness and tingling in her legs in the fall of 2006, she wasn't overly concerned.

Fortune: Carl Icahn raises the stakes for Big Pharmaupdated: Thu Oct 18 2007 10:48:00

Buying a biotech company is like shopping for a coveted gem in an eBay auction. Nobody should expect a bargain.

Online a virtual business option for disabledupdated: Wed Jul 11 2007 08:16:00

If you have a new product or service and want to hold a launch party, Simon Stevens is your man. He'll take care of the logistics. He'll provide a DJ and live musicians. He'll take care of the security, too, discouraging obnoxious types from ruining the event.

CNNMoney: Senate panel sets generic biotech pathupdated: Wed Jun 27 2007 07:29:00

A Senate panel voted Wednesday to set a path for generic drugmakers to seek approval of cheaper, copycat versions of expensive biotechnology medicines.

Multiple sclerosis hits women more than menupdated: Mon Feb 12 2007 12:23:00

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable disease that can produce mild to severe symptoms. Dr. David Dawson, a neurologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, spoke with CNN about the condition.

Vitamin D may lower MS riskupdated: Tue Dec 19 2006 16:55:00

The "sunshine vitamin" may do more than promote healthy bones; it may ward off multiple sclerosis, one of the most common neurological diseases affecting young adults.

Fortune: One man's crusade for a cureupdated: Thu Sep 21 2006 16:51:00

What happens when a former CEO with multiple sclerosis applies his smarts to treating the disease? The answer, thanks to Scott Johnson, is a lifesaving shakeup in the world of medical research. Joh...

Business 2.0: Raising the Profile of Medical Researchupdated: Mon May 01 2006 00:01:00

What happens when a former CEO with multiple sclerosis applies his smarts to treating the disease? The answer, thanks to Scott Johnson, is a lifesaving shake-up in the world of medical research. Jo...

showbuzzupdated: Fri Apr 21 2006 12:03:00

Pete Doherty was released on bail Friday, a day after his latest arrest for suspected drug possession.

CNNMoney: FDA takes a closer look at withdrawn MS drugupdated: Thu Feb 23 2006 13:08:00

The FDA's balancing act between safety and speed is taking center stage with the multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri.

'I never thought I'd walk again'updated: Fri Dec 23 2005 09:40:00

MS sufferer Toni Caban was making good progress with a physiotherapy program to regain the use of her lower body until she fell and injured her spine. In April this year, she had a cervical and a thoracic spinal cord stimulator implanted via surgery, which she says have given her back her life. This is her story:

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Thu Dec 15 2005 16:08:00

Already a menace

Comedian Richard Pryor dies at 65updated: Sun Dec 11 2005 09:00:00

Just days after his 65th birthday, groundbreaking comedian Richard Pryor died Saturday of a heart attack, his wife told CNN.

CNNMoney: Canada OKs cannabis oral sprayupdated: Fri Apr 29 2005 12:41:00

A cannabis-based painkiller for sufferers of multiple sclerosis is expected to be in Canadian pharmacies this summer, but whether it appears on U.S. pharmacy shelves is a key question.

showbuzzupdated: Fri Apr 30 2004 11:01:00

The blues are back at Chess Records Studio.

Cannabis MS drug 'available soon'updated: Wed Jan 21 2004 07:42:00

A cannabis-based medicine for multiple sclerosis sufferers could be available on prescription in Britain by the summer, according to its manufacturer.

Fortune: The Nonprofit Motive What happens when a focused, ambitious entrepreneur is diagnosed with a crippling disease? Art Mellor startupdated: Mon Oct 13 2003 00:01:00

Art Mellor drives a really nice Porsche, a metallic black Boxster S. It's a pretty car, a fast car. It rumbles when it idles, hums when it accelerates, a tangible reminder that in a former life Mel...

FSB: The Non-Profit Motive What happens when a focused, ambitious entrepreneur is diagnosed with a crippling updated: Wed Oct 01 2003 00:01:00

Art Mellor drives a really nice Porsche, a metallic black Boxster S. It's a pretty car, a fast car. It rumbles when it idles, hums when it accelerates, a tangible reminder that in a former life Mel...

Money Magazine: Living Closer to the Edgeupdated: Mon Jan 01 1990 00:01:00

At 34, life was finally coming together for Gayle Heazlett. She had brought a failing marriage to an amicable end; she was earning more than $38,000 a year in her job at Denver's Water Department; ...

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