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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Kerry Simon: What I’ve Learned
Kerry Simon

Michael Kaplan of Esquire talks to Superstar Chef and MSA Spokesman, Kerry Simon on the past and present in relation to "Living with MSA". Please read the full article HERE

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Kerry Simon’s intensive rehab program is the walk of his life
Physical therapist Jen Nash and Kerry Simon laugh while Simon works on a treadmill during a therapy session at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.

An interesting article from Las Vegas Sun on Kerry's Simon's intensive rehab programme. Read HERE

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US FDA approves Northera to treat NOH

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has (on 18th of February, 2014) approved Northera capsules (droxidopa) for the treatment of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (NOH), which is a rare, chronic and often debilitating drop in blood pressure upon standing that is associated with Parkinson's disease, Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), and pure autonomic failure. Symptoms of NOH include dizziness, lightheadedness, blurred vision, fatigue and fainting

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Happy Valentine’s Day

  Funmi Fashina Foundation wishes you a very happy Valentine's Day celebration. Please show love to someone today. Exend a smile, a hand shake, gifts, laughter, love, hugs... anything to show your affection, care and support. From us, here's a big warm hug and a poem. "Sonnet 116" is a poem written by William Shakespeare. This love poem is one of the most well-known sonnets of all-time. The poem speaks about what love is. Something

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London MSA Research Conference, 2014

Come Thursday Feb 27th, 2014 there will be an MSA Research Conference in London UK. The meeting will bring together researchers and clinicians interested in MSA to discuss current research, clinical management and future directions in MSA. The target audience will be neurologists, researchers and students. Speakers will include: Prof Tamas Revesz, UCL Institute of Neurology; Prof Niall Quinn, UCL Institute of Neurology; Dr Janice Holton, UCL Institute

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Statistics on Parkinson’s

Did you know that an estimated seven (7) to ten (10) million people worldwide are living with Parkinson's disease. Did you know that as many as one million Americans live with Parkinson's disease, which is more than the combined number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and Lou Gehrig's disease. Did you know that men are one and a half times more likely to have Parkinson's than women. Care to find out

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The MSA Coalition® Awards $219,000 to Fund 5 Promising MSA Research Projects
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The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition® Awards $219,000 to Fund Five Promising MSA Research Projects The Board of Directors of the Multiple System Atrophy Coalition has voted $219, 000 in research grants to fund five (5) MSA research projects, with funds being distributed in the first quarter of 2014. In 2013, the MSA Coalition established an MSA Research Grant Program and a world-class scientific advisory board to review and rank research applications.

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American Celebrity Chef says Fight MSA

Kerry Simon, an American Celebrity Chef and restaurateur based in Las Vegas, who is also known by the moniker "Rock and Roll Chef" , given to him by the Rolling Stone magazine, is an executive chef and proprietor of "Simon", a restaurant at Palms Place in Las Vegas as well as other restaurants which include Simon LA in Los Angeles, California; Simon prime in Antlantic City, New Jersey and KGB in las Vegas. Simon, who is best known

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