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Two are named Man and Woman of the Year for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

...donors.Sterner is an Augusta native, a homemaker and has participated in several fundraisers for Alzheimer's, Multiple Sclerosis and burn foundations.She planned events such as the David Nail concert at The Country Club in May, and asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-09-29/two-are-named-ma
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
Cannabis oil bill clears hurdle in Georgia House

...some conditions. Peake said 23 other states allow it.The current bill lists seizure disorders, cancer, ALS, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, Mitochondrial disease, Fibromyalgia and Parkinson's disease.Katie Harrison, 34, of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-23/cannabis-oil-bill-clears
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
Around the block

...walkforwishesgeorgia.org.The MS Walk Augusta 5K will begin at 9 a.m. at Lake Olmstead Park.The 5K is a fundraiser for Multiple Sclerosis.For more information, call Amy Ingram at (706) 832-2300 or e-mail amyingram@hotmail.com.Photo walkThe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-03-17/around-block