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antibiotic resistance

The article explains how the FDA is supporting the use of antibiotics in the meat industry to help the industry grow it's animals larger. They do not seem to care much about what they are doing to our health. One way to fight against resistance bacteria is with a strong immune system. That means not taking the MS drugs which weaken your immune system. If we stop eating their meat they will stop putting things ...
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How would an abnormal EEG be correlated to MS?

Hi everyone, I'm a 21-year-old Canadian university student and I'm just looking for some answers. Some brief background about me:
- started having severe spasms around my body when I was a teenager, I didn't think it was a big deal.
- I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder 2 in my teenage years. No stressor or trigger, just genetics.
- For the past year I began having extreme stiffness and cramps in arms, hands, and ...
Read more : How would an abnormal EEG be correlated to MS? | Views : 62 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Undiagnosed

need to know

Hello to all, my name is Mike and I need some advice if I may, real quick at 35 years old - 9 years ago I was diagnosed and put on Betaseron, i lasted about 3 years on the beta and was doing so good but the beta kicked my butt so after telling my neuro I took myself off. I maintained great health for the past 6 years symptom free........ until August of this ...
Read more : need to know | Views : 45 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Daily Life

If steroids don't totally work?

Hi all! I'm somewhat new so hopefully this is the right forum for this!
I was diagnosed about 3 weeks ago after losing sensation in my left leg and was immediately put on 1000mg of steroids given through an IV for 5 days. The doctors said the steroids should start to take effect within the next couple of weeks. I've noticed that my leg is definitely improved. I can move my foot and toes now ...
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Wanting off Avonex

I'm new here. I was diagnosed in September of last year. I am currently taking Avonex injections, Zoloft, Percocet, Dilotid, Ativan, and I most recently Valium and Flexeril. I feel like I am singlehandedly keeping the drug companies in business! :wink:

A little background on me: I'm 28, mother of 4 (8,6,3,2yrs) wife of 10 years, and we live in a small town in New England. ...
Read more : Wanting off Avonex | Views : 69 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Drug Pipeline

New MS drug delivery device focuses on easy, user-friendly..

New MS drug delivery device focuses on easy, user-friendly design

UK-based product development and consultancy firm Cambridge Consultants, in association with Swiss pharma giants Novartis and medical device manufacturers Owen Mumford, have introduced a new injective drug delivery system for the subcutaneous administration of drugs (e.g.: interferon beta-1b) in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), known as the ExtaviPro® 30G auto-injector...... Read More -
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Harvard neuroscientists present new view of myelin

Harvard neuroscientists have made a discovery that turns 160 years of neuroanatomy on its head.

Myelin, the electrical insulating material long known to be essential for the fast transmission of impulses along the axons of nerve cells, is not as ubiquitous as thought, according to a new work lead by Professor Paola Arlotta of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) and the University's Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, in collaboration with Professor Jeff ...
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Holo TC Assay - jimmylegs….do you know?

Hi all, but in particular jimmy legs with your super knowledge!!!

I just got my levels back for the transcobalamin - Holo TC Assay.

Do you know much about what these mean?? My level was 40 pmol/L

Thanks very much :)
Read more : Holo TC Assay - jimmylegs….do you know? | Views : 54 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Undiagnosed

Could an asthma drug reduce the risk of MS?

Beta2-adrenergic agonist use and the risk of multiple sclerosis: a total population-based case-control study.... Read More -
Read more : Could an asthma drug reduce the risk of MS? | Views : 113 | Replies : 4 | Forum : General Discussion

Happy Earth Day - April 22

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