All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ms’

Marisa Tomei, George Clooney Involved in HBO Miniseries

Marisa Tomei has signed on to play feminist Gloria Steinem in Ms., an upcoming HBO miniseries. Steinem will serve as a consultant on the project. Gloria Steinem is known for being the most prolific feminist writer and activist of her time. Ms. will detail the creation of Ms. magazine in 1971 and will highlight the feminist movement of the 1960s …

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KFC Hoax: Little Girl Was Not Kicked Out Of KFC

The story of the three year old girl kicked out of a Jackson, MS KFC due to facial scarring that “disturbed customers” is a hoax according to Rick Maynard, spokesperson for KFC. “After the alleged incident was reported to us, two investigations took place, including one by an independent investigator. Neither revealed any evidence that the incident occurred, and we …

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Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trial Shows Statins Help

A two-year, 140-participant clinical trial has some good news for sufferers of multiple sclerosis and their loved ones. Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating disease that destroys the myelin sheaths of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. It results in a host of symptoms including loss of sensitivity, muscle weakness, difficulty moving, chronic and acute pain, speech problems, and …

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Multiple Sclerosis Drug Delayed by FDA

Biogen Idec Inc. has stated that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration extended the review process its multiple sclerosis drug called Plegridy by three months to evaluate the application, though the FDA didn’t request any further studies. Biogen had planned to launch the new drug sometime in mid-2014, but is now delayed. Plegridy is an injectable medication designed to reduce …

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