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Generic drug leader Teva acquires Allergan unit

...also branched out into developing branded drugs, including Copaxone, developed in Israel for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. It also has a patent on Azilect, a treatment for Parkinson's disease.Yossi Vardi, one of Israel's most-successful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/generic-drug-leader-teva-a
Sudie Oswald

...and was an avid gardener and member of the Garden Club. For many years she volunteered with the Heart, Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis and Red Cross organizations. She was devoted to the game of bridge and doted on her grandchildren, great-grandchildren...

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Georgians can now apply for medical marijuana through a registry at the Georgia Department of Public Health

...Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disorders and those with severe or end-stage forms of the following diseases: multiple sclerosis (MS), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease, Parkinson's disease and sickle cell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-16/georgians-can-now-apply-medi
Parkinson's disease increasing, but so are better treatments

...There are other diseases where there are drugs to fight an improper immune response in the brain, such as lupus or multiple sclerosis, so even if the cause is different some of the treatments might eventually be beneficial, he said."I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-15/parkinsons-disease-increasin
Some stem cells heal differently, researchers said

...nearly 500 clinical trials looking at using them against a wide-ranging number of diseases, from diabetes to multiple sclerosis to Crohn's disease to fighting injuries such as heart attack or stroke. Success rates have varied, in part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-25/some-stem-cells-heal-differe
Gov. Deal signs executive order requiring state agency readiness for medical marijuana law

...R-Macon, will allow the use of cannabis oil for treatment of seizure disorders, cancer, Lou Gehrig's disease, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disease, Parkinson's and sickle cell anemia.The news conference's mood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-28/gov-deal-signs-executive-order-requ
Ga. Senate OKs compromise bill on medical marijuana

...cancer, Crohn's disease, Lou Gehrig's disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), mitochondrial disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease. An amendment to add autism failed. Patients could obtain up to 20 ounces of cannabis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-24/ga-senate-oks-compromise-bill-medic
Ga. Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill

...House, would have allowed the use of cannabis oil for cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disease, fibromyalgia, Parkinson's disease and sickle cell anemia. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-19/ga-senate-committee-passes-medical-
Upcoming calendar

...MS AUGUSTA 2015: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, Lake Olmstead Park; 5k fundraising walk for Multiple Sclerosis; register or volunteer online or contact Amy Ingram (706) 832-2300, amyingram@hotmail.com, nationalmssociety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-03-17/upcoming-calenda
Report: Specialty drugs drive prescription spending jump

...prescriptions filled.Specialty drugs are advanced medications that treat complex or chronic conditions like multiple sclerosis or certain forms of cancer. Many are seen as treatment breakthroughs, especially newer hepatitis C treatments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-10/report-specialty-drugs-dri