Saturday, April 18, 2009

Bike race mirrors trends in MS: Annual event raises millions in search for a cure

"Patients arriving at a hospital with symptoms of multiple sclerosis a quarter-century ago presented physicians with a quandary.

'There was controversy among doctors at the time,' recalls Dr. Jerry Wolinsky, a professor of neurology at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. 'We argued about whether we should even tell people they had MS because there was absolutely nothing we could do for it.'”

Click here to read about the evolution of treatment and the growth of a fund-raising drive.

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