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Biogen 2Q profit climbs 27 pct, forecast rises

Biogen's second-quarter net income jumped 27 percent and it hiked full year projections for earnings and revenue as it launched a new drug and took full ownership of a well-known multiple sclerosis treatment. Full story

MS more common in blacks than previously thought

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For years doctors have assumed black people are less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) than whites, but a new study suggests the opposite may be true. Full story

Teen idol Annette Funicello dies at age 70

   Mouseketeer turned teen idol Annette Funicello has died at the age of 70 after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. NBC News' Chris Clackum reports.

Annette Funicello : ‘I learned to live’ with MS

   Former Mousketeer Annette Funicello talks to Katie Couric in this May 5, 1994 interview about her long career in show business, her struggles with multiple sclerosis, and her book, “A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes.”

Former Disney star dead at 70

   Annette Funicello, one of Disney’s best-known “mouseketeers” passed away from complications due to Multiple Sclerosis on Monday.

Biogen wins EU backing for big new MS drug hope

LONDON (Reuters) - European regulators have recommended approval of two new multiple sclerosis pills from Biogen Idec and Sanofi, both of which are expected to become major sellers. Full story

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  Osco: ‘I haven’t any side effects from BG-12’ 

Lorie Osco was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 15 years ago.  She says the drug BG-12 is easy to take and says she has not had any side effects since she began taking it.

  Jack Osbourne talks about multiple sclerosis

Jack Osbourne chats about being diagnosed with MS and how the condition has changed his life.

  Jack Osbourne diagnosed with multiple sclerosis

Tingling in his extremeties and a 60% loss of sight in one eye led reality star and new dad Jack Osbourne, 26, son of Sharon and Ozzy, to discover he has multiple sclerosis. Kate Coyne of People magazine and Dr. Nancy Snyderman talk about the diagnosis.

  The Secret, Part 2

As eight years of marriage dissolve into thoughts of divorce, auto mechanic Mike Snyder also discovers that he has multiple sclerosis.  To escape the distress of his personal life, he takes auto mechanic classes in Phoenix but Ellen grows suspicious and confronts Mike on what he has really been doin

  Ann Romney discusses struggle with multiple sclerosis

Ann Romney, wife of GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, shared the story of her personal struggle with multiple sclerosis in South Carolina. NBC's Ali Weinberg reports.

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Elton John acknowledges the audience at the 20th Annual Race to Erase MS benefit gala in Los Angeles
Elton John acknowledges the audience at the 20th Annual Race to Erase MS benefit gala in Los Angeles

Musician Elton John acknowledges the audience during his performance at the 20th Annual Race to Erase MS benefit gala in Los Angeles May 3, 2013. The event raises money for funding research to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

Elton John takes the stage for his performance at the 20th Annual Race to Erase MS benefit gala in Los Angeles
Elton John takes the stage for his performance at the 20th Annual Race to Erase MS benefit gala in Los Angeles

Musician Elton John takes the stage for his performance at the 20th Annual Race to Erase MS benefit gala in Los Angeles May 3, 2013. The event raises money for funding research to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

Elton John speaks to the audience during the 20th Annual Race to Erase MS benefit gala in Los Angeles
Elton John speaks to the audience during the 20th Annual Race to Erase MS benefit gala in Los Angeles

Musician Elton John speaks to the audience during his performance at the 20th Annual Race to Erase MS benefit gala in Los Angeles May 3, 2013. The event raises money for funding research to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)