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THE MISSING LINK?

Unknown Soldiers: UVA Discovers Powerful Defenders of the Brain

Please take a look:

https://news.virginia.edu/content/unkno ... ders-brain
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1,250 mls of Prednisone a day

Hi all!

I haven't been on any official treatment for MS yet (I take cannabis oil), but that's it. Anyway...... I'm starting Prednisone today, and I'm only taking it for 3 days.... but the dosage is crazy! I'm taking 25 pills (50mls), everyday, for 3 days. I know it's been known to be taken like that for MS..... but have any of you done that? If you have, can you share your experience of side ...
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Question and Info

Hello,

I was diagnosed with relapsing/remitting MS in April of 2014. I began Tecfidera mid May of that year. This last summer has been rough...numbness, I fell, etc. Had an MRI and found that I had new lesions on my thoracic and cervical spine. I met with a n MS Specialist and after much discussion, labs, etc it was decided that I would start Tysabri infusions.

My first infusion is set for Tuesday Nov 15th ...
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Should I take drugs or not?

Hi everyone,
I would like to ask a question that probably all of you were thinking about at some point. My question is how to make a decision about taking or not taking any drug? Let's say if you have very mild symptoms, such as lost of sensation, tingling in arms and legs, tremor of the hand, muscle weakness of one hand, dizziness, fatigue and sleeping trouble. That is mine situation. I was diagnosed one ...
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TRENDING TOPIC, BUT PRELIMINARY

Inhibiting the Autoimmune Response to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

http://www.bioe.umd.edu/news/news_story.php?id=9958

Full text:
http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fullte ... %2931097-X
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Lucky Mice and perhaps us (in the future)

According to this article, a company from France called INSERM has successfully tested a drug with mice that seems to prevent MS disease progression.

here is the link

http://www.franceinfo.fr/vie-quotidienn ... ues-806939

(you will need to 'translate' the page as it is in French)


We can only hope this new approach really works BUT don't hold your breath!

(A friend of mine from France shared this with me.)
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Expanded Access? Previously enrolled / completed Terms study

Help! Anyone else out there with similar experience with Tovaxin? This is a long post but worth considering a new possibility on the road to full recovery.

I do not have MS, but my immediate family member was in Tovaxin study completed by Opexa Therapeutics. I cannot begin to describe how positive the results were for her. Unfortunately, as many of you might already know, once you have completed one of the trials you are ...
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