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  1. A History of MS (book)

    This work aims to answer some of the fundamental questions of the history of MS.

  2. Curing MS: How Science Is Solving Mysteries of Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    Dr. Weiner is at the cutting edge of MS research and drug development, and he describes in clear and illuminating detail the science behind the symptoms and how new drugs may hold the key to “taming the monster.” In Curing MS, Dr. Weiner teaches us the “Twenty-one Points” of MS, a concise breakdown of the knowns and unknowns of the disease; tells stories from the frontlines of laboratories and hospitals; and offers a message of hope that a cure can—and will—be found.

  3. Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies (book)

    MS for Dummies gives you easy to access, easy to understand information about what happens with MS—what kinds of symptoms it can cause, how it can affect your life at home and at work, what you can do to feel and function up to snuff, and how you can protect yourself and your family against the long-term unpredictability of the disease.

  4. Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed (book)

    Chapters discuss the nature of MS, its management, and guidelines for dealing with all aspects of the disease and its impact on your life. A chapter on services available from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, a glossary, a list of resources, and additional reading suggestions make this the place to begin your education about MS.

  5. Multiple Sclerosis: The History Of A Disease (book)

    The author demonstrates how progress in diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis has paralleled the development of medical science, from the early developments in modern studies of anatomy and pathology, to the framing of the disease in the nineteenth century, and eventually to modern diagnosis and treatment.

  6. Multiple Sclerosis: The Questions You Have — The Answers You Need (book)

    The thoroughly revised and updated fifth edition of the classic Multiple Sclerosis: The Questions You Have, The Answers You Need continues to be the definitive guide for everyone concerned with this disease—those who have MS, those who share their lives with someone who has it, and all healthcare professionals involved with its management. It covers a wide range of topics in an accessible question and answer format that allows people to easily find the information they need.

  7. Primary Progressive MS: What You Need to Know (book and DVD)

    Created as a joint project between the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, this is the first published book dedicated entirely to the Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS) population.

  8. The Electrifying Story Of Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    Because Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that someone will live with for years, or even decades, it is important for family and friends to understand what the person is going through and learn how to give support.

  9. The First Year—Multiple Sclerosis: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed (book)

    From the first moment of her diagnosis, author Margaret Blackstone took charge and educated herself on every aspect of her condition. Now, as a "patient-expert," she guides those newly diagnosed step-by-step through their first year with MS. She provides crucial information about the nature of the disease, treatment options, diet, exercise, social concerns, emotional issues, networking with others, and much more.

  10. When the Diagnosis Is Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    For all people dealing with a personal or family diagnosis now, the author offers help, hope and insights by explaining all the medical perspectives, but also reflecting on her own personal experiences after diagnosis.