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Dalriada MS unit closure 'will be devastating'

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Dalriada MS unit closure 'will be devastating'

Closing Northern Ireland's only dedicated respite centre will have a devastating impact on people with multiple sclerosis, a woman who uses the unit has said.

It is one of a number of cuts to the health service announced on Thursday...... Read More - ...

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on Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:31 am
 

Neuroprotective qualities of Masitinib.......

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Neuroprotective qualities of Masitinib.......

Neuroprotective qualities of Masitinib in stroke encouraging for MS indication

An encouraging experimental drug that is being developed for Multiple Sclerosis continues to show promise in being able to offer neuroprotective benefits — an effect that could slow MS. Masitinib, which is being developed by AB ...

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on Fri Oct 31, 2014 7:38 am
 

New DNA software may improve MS diagnosis and treatment

Gene Therapy

New DNA software may improve MS diagnosis and treatment

Researchers from UC San Francisco, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and Yale School of Medicine recently developed a software tool that helps researchers understand the complex genetic origins of many autoimmune diseases and, ultimately, to better diagnose and treat ...

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on Fri Oct 31, 2014 2:08 am
 

Loss of Bowel & Bladder Control and Memory Impairment

Undiagnosed



Loss of Bowel & Bladder Control and Memory Impairment

Hi! I'm Melissa and 38 years old with 4 rotten boys! They are 17, 16, 14 and 11. I only gave birth to the 11 and 14 year old. The other two are my step-sons. That's just a little about me. ...

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on Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:17 pm
 

Cortical veins under 7 tesla MRI

Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)



Cortical veins under 7 tesla MRI

It seems that they are able to detect oxygen percentages and to use it as biomarker.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25351235

Quantitative oxygen extraction fraction from 7-Tesla MRI phase: reproducibility and application in multiple sclerosis.

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Quantitative oxygen extraction fraction (OEF) in ...

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on Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:18 am
 

Milk - not so good

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Milk - not so good

For many years, some people have been advising no dairy if you have ms.
Today, an interesting article just came out about milk and it's possible effects on health. This quote is especially interesting:

'The research team cited another reason for their skepticism: D-galactose. This ...

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on Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:27 am
 

Need feedback on the use of Rituxan

Rituxan (Rituximab)

Need feedback on the use of Rituxan

My neuro made a personal call to me this morning. My ms is acting particularly aggressive lately. He wants me to start rituxan. Does it work for you? What side effects have you experienced? How often have you had treatment? Do you get ...

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on Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:14 am
 

Cuts to employment and support allowance 'considered'

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Cuts to employment and support allowance 'considered'

Ministers are considering drastically cutting the main Employment and Support Allowance sickness benefit, internal documents seen by the BBC suggest.

New claimants, judged to be capable of work with appropriate support, could be given just 50p more per week than people on job ...

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on Thu Oct 30, 2014 3:45 am
 

The Trouble with Antibiotics

Antibiotics



The Trouble with Antibiotics

The PBS program Frontline recently aired a documentary on antibiotics, "The Trouble with Antibiotics." It discusses the cause of and problems associated with antibiotic resistance.

The full show is available for free.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline ... tibiotics/

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on Thu Oct 30, 2014 2:39 am
 

Irish HSE rejects MS drug Fampridine again

Ampyra

Irish HSE rejects MS drug Fampridine again

Irish health service executive rejects MS drug Fampridine again

Decision comes as a blow to patients who are paying up to €500 a month for Fampridine.

The Health Service Executive has rejected a second application from the makers of a drug that helps ...

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on Thu Oct 30, 2014 1:56 am
 
 

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