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Links Roundup: Week of September 25, 2015

Posted By Lisa DeSantis, Friday, September 25, 2015

Another weekly feature on CMSC Chatter is our "Links Roundup".  Each week we will bring you a curated collection of relevant news stories and links of interest to our membership.  Here are this week's hot links:

This feature on medical marijuana from Multiple Sclerosis News Today addresses many of the same topics discussed at this year's Annual Meeting in Dr. Anthony Feinstein's opening lecture.  The need to balance pain relief with maximum efficacy in other areas, including cognition, makes medical marijuana a hot topic in the MS community.

Ann Romney is currently traveling to promote her book  “In this Together: My Story”  For the past year, the mother of five grown sons, grandmother of 23 and MS warrior has been raising funds and making appearances on behalf of a Brigham and Women’s Hospital facility in Boston that now bears her name: Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases.  

This article from Scientific American discusses the possible link between melatonin and MS relapses.  The interplay between Vitamin D and melatonin and their role in MS treatment and research is also detailed.

As we approach this year's ECTRIMS Congress in beautiful Barcelona, Spain, Biogen is readying to present its latest data on Aubagio and Lemtrada.  Read more about it here.


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