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Strategies for Winning Multiple Sclerosis Disability Claims by Jonathan G. Patient Expert Posted Sat 02 May 2009 10:34pm Over the past couple of months, I have taken a number of MS cases to hearings before different judges. So far, we are looking at favorable decisions in all of them. However, the evidence considered by the various judges has been anything but consistent. I summarized the various case strategies that I use in multiple sclerosis cases on my Geo ... Read on »
Experimental Pill May Ease Multiple Sclerosis Disability by HealthFinder Posted Wed 14 Mar 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Latest trial shows laquinimod can also help prevent relapse. By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Applying for Disability with Multiple Myeloma by Nicolas van Dyk Posted Fri 31 May 2013 12:00am Regular readers will know that this blog is really a diary to help share what it's like contending with this disease, and that's the way that I'm most comfortable helping.  I don't really do public service announcements. However, I was recently contacted by Ram Meyyappan from an organization called Social Security Disability Help.  He asked ... Read on »
Contribution of relapses to disability in multiple sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:25pm 2008 Feb;255(2):280-7. Epub 2008 Jan 23. Helen Durham Neuro-inflammatory Centre, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK. Clairehirst_uk@yahoo.co.uk The impact of relapses on long-term disability in multiple sclerosis remains unclear; however some evidence suggests that relapses play an important role i ... Read on »
Social Security Disability and Multiple Sclerosis: The Impact of the MS ‘Listing’ by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 12:00am The path to social security disability benefits is almost invariably long and difficult. First, an individual’s disability must have progressed to the point where he or she can no longer engage in gainful employment. It is only at this point that an individual can submit his or her application for disability benefits. After this application is s ... Read on »
HDL Cholesterol linked to disability in Multiple Sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm Information provided by Art, of the Accelerated MS Cure Project 1. HDL Cholesterol linked to disability in MS Published Story by art http://msnews.acceleratedcure.org/node/3511 Researchers found [131] that people with MS with greater disability (assessed using the physician-reported Expanded Disability Severity Score, EDSS) were more ... Read on »
Kids' Learning Disabilities May Have Multiple Causes by Medline Plus Posted Fri 19 Apr 2013 12:00pm Educational approaches that address each issue work best, review suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Learning Disorders Read on »
"Good Cholesterol" May Help Decrease Multiple Sclerosis Inflammation, Lessen Disability by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm Release Date: April 28, 2009 source: University of Buffalo BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Could HDL, the "good cholesterol," have the same protective effect in multiple sclerosis, an inflammatory disease of the brain's white matter, as it does in heart disease, through its anti-inflammatory effects on blood vessels? The answer may be yes, based on ... Read on »
Vitamin-D Levels Inversely Correlated With Disability and Disease Progression in Multiple Sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm Information provided by Jodi Swanson: June 2, 2009 (Atlanta, Georgia) — Vitamin-D deficiency may be associated with a higher disability score and increased rate of disease progression for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), new research findings suggest. Allison Drake, a researcher with the Jacobs Neurological Institute at the St ... Read on »
"Women with invisible disabilities face a similar dilemma. For instance, a woman with Multiple..." by carmelakb Posted Thu 19 Apr 2012 7:47pm “Women with invisible disabilities face a similar dilemma. For instance, a woman with Multiple Sclerosis may not look disabled, but she may tire easily or experience numbness or memory problems. Should she tell her boss and risk patronizing comments or job discrimination? Or should she try to hide her disability, risking exhaustion or criticism f ... Read on »