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The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition Appoints Five Members to Board of Directors

The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition, a growing nonprofit 501 (c) 3 organization has announced the appointment of five new members to its Board of Directors. Earlier this year the Coalition announced the election of its executive directors. The MSA Coalition now has 4 Executive Directors, 6 Board members and 2 Physician Advisors. These 12 dedicated volunteers are fully focused on executing The MSA Coalition mission of education, support, advocacy

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Can Cinnamon Save Your Brain From Deteriorating?

Cinnamon is a popular spice obtained from the inner back of several trees and principally used in cookery as a condiment and flavouring material. It is used in the preparation of chocolate and many desert recipes, such as apple pie, doughnuts; as well as spicy candies, coffee, tea, hot cocoa, liquer, and basically sweet dishes. In ancient times, Cinnamon as a warm and dry substancewas believed by doctors to cure feckles, snake bites, common cold,

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FFFoundation Neurological Seminar For Nurses

  Funmi Fashina Foundation (FFF) will be hosting nurses to a one-day neurology training workshop on Parkinsonism (PD) and Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). The training is aimed at introducing the concept of specialized care for patients with Parkinsoniism and Multiple System Atrophy, and to prvovide nurses who work with neurologists or are otherwise in contact with persons with these neurogenerative diseases with the basic knowledge and skills

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MSA connection to the British royal family

The Duchess of Cambridge's uncle, Gary Goldsmith has revealed for the first time about his late father's neurological disorder.  Carole Middleton's brother, opened up recently about Kate's grandfather, Ronald Goldsmith spending a total of eight years struggling with Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). The 49-year-old hopes to set up a charitable trust that raises money for people living with MSA. Gary also talks a bit about the

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Multiple System Atrophy Film Wins “Fan Favorite” at Neuro Film Festival

The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition announces the debut of "My Hero - An MSA Angel Story," an inspiring video of courage and love at the Brain Health Fair during the annual American Academy of Neurology in Philadelphia, PA. Big Congratulations Alix Sun. A big congratulations to all MSA Advocates around the world too. Read full story HERE

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Top European Experts Unite for MSA Vaccine!

GOOD NEWS!!! An internatonal consortium of top research experts have received significant EU funding for the clinical development of therapeutic vaccines against Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) and Parkinson's Disease (PD). The research teams will be led by Australian biotech company AFFiRiS AG and comprising of medical and scientific key opinion leaders from Germany,France and Austria. Asides from targetting the protein known as alpha-synuclein,

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Today (April 22) is Earth Day!

Earth day is celebrated every April 22nd worldwide. It is a day dedicated to celebrating the environment and supporting environmental protection. Various territories have their peculiar and diverse environmental issues and this day is set aside to pay serious attention to these problems and for environmental activism globally. This celebration is carried out in more than 192 countries annually. Earth Day was actually first celebrated in 1970,

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Parkinson’s Awareness Week 2014

  It was in 1817 that a London doctor, James Parkinson (His birthday happens to be on the 11th of April), published “An essay on the shaking palsy” and established Parkinson’s disease as a recognised medical condition. The French neurologist Jean Martin Charcot named the disease after him 60 years later. Parkinson's disease (PD also known as idiopathic or primary parkinsonism, hypokinetic rigid syndrome/HRS,

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MSA Film entered in Neuro Film Festival – Please Vote

“My Hero an MSA Angel Story” by Alix Sun has been entered in the Neuro Film Festival.  This film was made in tribute to her sweet beautiful mom Valerie Anne Stephanski – March 26, 1936 – July 28, 2012 Winning film will be screened at the American Academy of Neurology conference in Philadephia in April. Please vote and share – votes close on March 27. View the film and vote here for: “My Hero an MSA Angel Story”

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The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition® Awards $44,000 to Fund the “Global MSA Registry and Study Group”

The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition® Awards $44,000 to Fund the “Global MSA Registry and Study Group” The MSA Coalition® announced in January 2014 the funding of five MSA research grants for a total of $219,000 including the "Global MSA Registry & Study Group.” The project is being led by researchers from Austria and the USA and will facilitate future international MSA trial recruitment and promote sharing

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