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Patient enrollment in AVP-923 PRIME Study completed

Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced completion of patient enrollment in the company's phase II, placebo controlled study testing three doses of AVP-923 for the treatment of central neuropathic pain in multiple sclerosis. Top-line results from this study are expected in the fourth calendar quarter of 2013.

"Final completion of enrollment in PRIME is an important milestone in the AVP-923 development pathway," said Joao Siffert, MD, chief scientific officer at Avanir. "We are looking forward to the ...
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HELP !

Friends,

I just created a new petition and I hope you can sign -- it's called: Multiple Sclerosis as an „invented diseease“ by Big Pharma – many billions dollars gains yearly! Stop this nonsense!

This issue is very important to me, and I’m trying to get to 100 signatures and could use your help.

Read more about it and sign it here:
https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Mu ... ?Day2Share

Campaigns like this always ...
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RE INTRATHECAL METHOTREXATE TREATMENT FOR M.S

http://www.wheelchairkamikaze.com/2013/ ... t-for.html
Hi friends my name is seeva and i found the above drug a treatment for M.S in the USA any one knowmore about this methotrxate using for treating M.S in Australia. My old neuro.treat me with a chemo drug called mitoxantrone in 1999 in Sydney and was very effective for me. when i was bound in Wheelchair my old neuro gave me this chemo drug by ...
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Pegylated Interferon

News from the NMSS...
http://nationalmssociety.org/news/news- ... x?nid=7305

Updated May 21, 2013: Based on the results reported below, Biogen Idec announced in a May 21 press release that it has submitted an application to the FDA for approval of peginterferon beta-1a for the treatment of relapsing forms of MS.

Biogen Idec announced that a phase III study of peginterferon beta-1a, injected under the skin either every two or four weeks, ...
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Niacin

From
http://www.benthamscience.com/open/todd ... ODDISJ.pdf


Niacin plays an important role in myelination associated with the synthesis of cerebrosides which contain high levels of long chain fatty acid . Niacin activates the G-protein coupled receptor GPR109a to produce the IDO- inducing tolerogenic prostaglandins PGE (2) and PGD (2). PGD (2) is converted to the anti-inflammatory prostaglandin. These prostaglandins exert potent anti-inflammatory activities . Niaspan treatment experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) mice ...
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Health Canada blocks dying patients from access to drug

just want to show what health Canada is like .

Health Canada blocks dying patients from access to drug

Specialist 'appalled and angry' with federal agency

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-c ... enied.html
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Delay Drugs One Year OR ....

Delay Drugs One Year OR Reinforce your Healing WITH the Drugs by Optimizing your Nutrition and Treating the BLOOD REFLUX

On the site ThisisMs.com Alicia asked the following question:

Tues June 4 2013 General Discussion

"I have a question for you. How can anyone possibly tell if a disease modifying
drug is preventing relapses if no one really knows how MS works, everyone's MS
is different and it is impossible to predict when and how ...
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Crowdsourcing Clinical Trials

http://www.xconomy.com/boston/2013/04/1 ... dsourcing/

This concept gives new hope to the thought that therapies that cannot be patented could still gain the statistically significant status needed to be accepted by the medical community.

There is a wealth of anecdotal data supporting things like:

Wheldon Protocol (ABX antibiotic regimens)
Procarin / histamine (Prokarin)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
PADMA-28
Protandin
Swank diet & supplement regimen

But these potentially life-altering therapies aren't even ...
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"The Holy Grail" -- Continuation of Nanoparticle research

Anyone else excited about this? Some results from the first clinical trial based on the nanoparticle research first published this last November.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20 ... 144312.htm

Quote:

"A phase 1 clinical trial for the first treatment to reset the immune system of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients showed the therapy was safe and dramatically reduced patients' immune systems' reactivity to myelin by 50 to 75 percent, according to new Northwestern Medicine ...
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