Multiple Sclerosis Trial Hopes Over-the-Counter Drugs are a Treatment

This fall, the Multiple Sclerosis – Secondary Progressive Multi-Arm Randomisation (MS – Smart) Trial hopes to find a possible treatment for advanced MS. The trial The trial is taking place in London and Scotland and will test three common drugs to see if they can slow the progression of late-stage MS. The drugs, including Amiloride, Read more…

Fully Accessible Community Playground

Last week’s ribbon-cutting ceremony made a nonprofit’s dream for a completely accessible playground a reality. Disability Connection, located in Southern Mississippi, wanted to bring a playground to their community that was not only handicap accessible, but engaging for people with disabilities. The Amenities The community playground includes specialized equipment such as a modified slide called Read more…

2013 MDA Show of Strength and the Jerry Lewis Telethon Legacy

Telethons used to be a pretty big deal. A combination of the words “television” and “marathon”, a telethon is a televised event typically geared towards raising money for a cause or special event.  A typical telethon will go for many hours, featuring musical acts, comedy sketches, rousing speeches, and much more. Since the first one Read more…