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Goat serum extract reported to stop progressive MS

Postby MSUK » Mon Jun 03, 2013 1:31 am

A controversial product derived from goat blood appeared to benefit patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis in an open-label study, researchers said here.

Among 140 British patients receiving up to 3 years of treatment with the proprietary extract, called Aimspro, in clinical practice, 100 showed improvement in at least two separate areas of MS-related symptomatology, according to Christopher E.G. Moore, MSc, MBBS, of Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, England.

Although Moore and colleagues did not calculate Expanded Disability Status Score (EDSS) values for patients in the study, the clinician-estimated improvements in two or more symptom areas ought to translate to decreases of at least 0.5 points in EDSS scores, they argued...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/index.cfm/aimspro
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Re: Goat serum extract reported to stop progressive MS

Postby CureOrBust » Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:10 am

I have tried Aimspro. Its more hype than substance. See double blind trials and it is much less impressive. There is something there, just not as much as the makers put forward.
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Re: Goat serum extract reported to stop progressive MS

Postby NHE » Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:56 am

Although Moore and colleagues did not calculate Expanded Disability Status Score (EDSS) values for patients in the study, the clinician-estimated improvements in two or more symptom areas ought to translate to decreases of at least 0.5 points in EDSS scores, they argued.


I argue that this makes the claimed results a bit subjective.
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