Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Commercial Websites and Journals
This page presents commercial websites (often advertising supported offering general medical information), paid circulation journals and some commercial products sites.
I have not necessarily reviewed and do not endorse either the firms or the specific products shown here. Descriptions may have been provided by the respective firms.
American Outcomes’ Multiple Sclerosis Treatments and Diagnosis: American Outcomes Management, L.P. (AOM) is a physician owned and operated, leading provider of home infusion services specializing in the care of patients with Multiple Sclerosis and other chronic and acute disease conditions. ««»»
Betaseron MS Research Center: Promotes the drug Betaseron and includes specific information related to Multiple Sclerosis and this drug. Offers a free subscription to Betaseron Networks by calling 800/788-1467. ««»»
BioMS Medical Corp: I They are a Canadian company that has a Multiple Sclerosis drug in phase III trials, with the results coming in the second half of 2009. In previous trials, this drug (dirucotide) (http://www.biomsmedical.com/mbp8298-dirucotide-overview.php)has shown to be effective in delaying the progression of Secondary Progressive MS. The company also has a great inspirational story behind it. The company founder's wife has MS and he created the company to give her back her quality of life. Forbes magazine published an article with the touching story (http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2008/0901/062.html).
drkoop.com: drkoop.com is a company led by Dr. C. Everett Koop, former U.S. Surgeon General. It is a public company. Shares are traded on the NASDAQ exchange. The website offers general medical information. Free registration is required. ««»»
eraseMS.com: The site previously offered living aids to the MS community and donated 5% to 15% from the profits to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The site appears to be in transformation at this time. ««»»
Health Journeys: Belleruth Naparstek's Health Journeys website offers visualization audiotapes, books, research and resources on guided imagery, a complementary medicine and holistic mind and body healing process. ««»»
HealthlinkUSA: Free links to 100's of health topics, 1,000's of health sites, featuring treatment, cures, diagnosis, prevention, risk factors, support groups, email lists and personal stories. Appears to be a commercial, advertiser supported site. ««»»
Healthlinks.net: Styled as a "World-Wide Directory - Portal Service for healthcare professionals and consumers", Healthlinks.net offers categorized listings of health resources on the internet. It also provides forums, free classifieds ads, healthcare specific chat rooms and a monthly newsletter. Appears to be a commercial, advertiser supported site. ««»»
International Journal of MS Care: This is the official journal of (1) the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers and (2) Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis. Subscribers can view the articles online. Nonsubscribers are out of luck; only a table of contents is available to the visitor. ««»»
Medexplorer: Medexplorer provides a comprehensive medical site including many categories of health information, a discussion forum, a chat area and a humor section. The site includes search functions. ««»»
Medscape: Medscape® intends to offer specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated multi-specialty medical information and education tool. Medscape is built around practice-oriented content. Content includes Medscape General Medicine, the web's first primary source, peer-reviewed, general medicine journal. Access is free; registration is required. ««»»
Mental Health Net: Mental Health Net is sponsored by CMHC Systems. It is a general Mental Health portal site and is run by psychologist Mark Dombeck, PhD. Services include a twice monthly newsletter (sign up on the main page) and Perspectives, a quarterly, on-the-net, journal. ««»»
Mobility Limited: Mobility Limited is a producer and distributor of nationally acclaimed exercise videos for people with Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Breast Cancer, and other types of limiting conditions resulting from aging or illness. ««»»
MortgageLoan.com: Mortgages for People with Disabilities: This page outlines a mortgage loan process for people with disabilities. It outlines a loan process and provides guidance on buying a home. It also provides a few links to organizations with additional information. ««»»
Multiple Sclerosis Information Gateway: Operated by Schering AG, in Berlin, Germany. It include an international "site" as well as links to various "regional sites". The regional link for the USA, links to www.betaseron.com. ««»»
New England Journal of Medicine: Owned and published by the Massachusetts Medical Society, the NEJM is one of the most prestigious medical journals. Unlike some of its sister publications, it provides non-subscribers with access to some of its material, including abstracts. The site includes a search engine for locating Multiple Sclerosis articles. ««»»
Think Better to Feel Better and Beat the MS Blues (enableMe Publications): Michael D. LEBow, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of Manitoba. Disabled by he has created a self-help workbook for beating the blues that MS can bring. His workbook is based on research and the principles of cognitive behavior modification. ««»»
WebMD: WebMD intends to be a comprehensive online health resource serving all health information and support needs. New information is added regularly. WebMD appears to be an advertiser supported, commercial site. ««»»
Multiple Sclerosis Pages On My Site
Multiple Sclerosis Links and Resources: A boatload of links. Wazillions of links. And a few more. But . . . Even though there are many links here, these are not all the links. Be sure to check the other sections for the specialty links. ««»»
General Medical Sites and Other Resources: Not specifically related to Multiple Sclerosis, but offering general medical information. Many feature search engines to locate Multiple Sclerosis information or Multiple Sclerosis sections within their site. ««»»
Guest Article: Social Security and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) - Applying for Social Security Disability with Multiple Sclerosis: A guest article by John Dowling, the Senior editor of Social Security Disability Help. ««»»
Guest Article: Stem Cells Showing Great Promise in Remyelinization: A guest article by Daryl Clayton Kennedy. ««»»
A Measure of Time - My Life With MS: This book by Lauren Singer is available directly from the author. This page on my site provides a tiny amount of publicity for this book. By the way, her dog is named Fred Huggins. ««»»
As for Tomorrow I Cannot Say: 33 Years with Multiple Sclerosis: I review this book by Diana Neutze. ««»»
Life on Cripple Creek - essays on Living with Multiple Sclerosis: I review this book by Dean Kramer. ««»»
My Story: A Photographic essay on Life with Multiple Sclerosis: I review this book by Amelia Davis. ««»»
When the Road Turns - Inspirational Stories About People with MS: I review this book by Margot Russell. ««»»
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