Multiple Sclerosis Links

Top MS Sites (BACK)

MS ActiveSource

Free membership. Probably the best general MS site. Find message boards, research news, and treatment options and more. Organized into three sections for the newly diagnosed, those under treatment, and for those who know an MSer.
 
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Official National MS Society web site
Medication Section of official National MS Society web site
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
Official non-profit MS Foundation web site. Very nice Links section including Treatment and Disability Organizations.
 
MS International Federation
Official non-profit MS International Federation web site
 

 

Other Top MS Sites (BACK)
Nice site.
 
CMSC is a multi-disciplinary non-profit organization providing a team approach to MS care and a network for all health care professionals and others specializing in the care of persons with MS.
 
Government sponsored service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
 
Daily weblog with links to research news and other features.
 
Comprehensive information site with lifestyle suggestions.
 
Includes articles and webcasts.
 
Good information and a clean layout.
 
A consumer health site's MS section.
 
The latest medical news and information for patients or friends/parents of patients diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.
 
Designed to help meet the needs of multiple sclerosis patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals by providing them with information and interactive tools to help manage the disease.
 
Links, Discussion, chat.
 
For persons with Multiple Sclerosis and those who love them to meet for support and share information. Chats, a library, tech help, member e-mail group, message boards, and magazines.
 
For persons with Multiple Sclerosis and those who love them to meet for support and share information.
 
Good MS articles and resources by 1800Wheelchair, a Canadian company.
 

Top Medical Sites (BACK)
A huge amount of information, well-served by the illustrations and animation. Thorough range of topics.
 
A good launchpad to important resources. Best for patients in clinical trials and people researching specific types of disease.
 
The Mayo Clinic develops its own content. It's a rich source of original articles by internationally renowned experts. Must register for access to some sections.
 
Best functions are the physician and hospital searches and the health information hosted by Medem. Good info on policy issues.
 
One of the best sites for ease of use and information. Federally funded and so no ads.
 
Hosted by Merck's pharmaceutical benefits manager, it has a good drug reference section. Must register to get drug information.
 

Alternative Medicines (BACK)
A can't-miss Web Site from the granddaddy of mainstream alternative medicine. You'll find tools and articles such as his herbal medicine chest, food as medicine, and of course, the vernerable doctor's eight-week plan for optimal health.
 
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine is a division of the National Institutes of Health. It was founded to investigate alternative and complementary medicine and therapies and to help patients and health care practitioners explore new approaches to old complaints.
 
This is a slim section of the packed Web Site, but it has some meaty offerings. You'll find news briefs from the world of alternative therapies as well as a library of articles and useful graphics, such as a pictorial guide to yoga you can do at your desk.  
"Be skeptical, but open-minded," advises the creator of this comprehensive site. It links to the latest news on such topics as mind and body control, manual healing, diet and nutrition, and more.