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Trial of a drug for SP

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Some info on the effectiveness of Sativex (I think it's only available in Canada at the moment).

Sativex®, a Cannabis-Based Medicine, Significantly Reduces Central Neuropathic Pain in People with Multiple Sclerosis


London, United Kingdom, 27th September 2005: The cannabis based medicine, Sativex®, is effective in reducing central neuropathic pain and sleep disturbance in people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in a UK study published today in the medical journal, Neurology1.
This randomised, controlled trial demonstrates ...
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Some trial results for an oral drug - Laquimod

The results are to be presented during the ACTRIMS / ECTRIMS conference which takes place in the latter half of this week. No doubt other trial results will be presented - results for Tovaxin and NeuroVax are being presented.

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Drug for control over emotions

The approval for a drug for MS sufferers who can't control their emotions has been delayed - not surprising that we can't control our emotions given that the drugs they create are either ineffective, kill, or are subject to delays!
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The following research paper suggests that cannaboids are useful in relation to neuro-degenerative / inflammatory diseases.

The UK are funding some large scale trials into cannaboids as there is some evidence that they may ahve a neuro-protective effect -

Clinical Trials of cannabinoids as neuroprotective agents in MS
Professor John Zajicek, from the Peninsula Medical School in Plymouth, outlined the reasons for believing that some cannabinoids (chemicals derived ...
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Just incase we missed something

Clinical Trials In Multiple Sclerosis 2005:

Sorry having a hard time entering this link so try getting there through google. Second one down on google link

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Drug for ALS

This is an early trial for a drug for ALS but could also be of benefit to MS.

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Another drugs comany involved in MS treatments

Another drugs company expanding into MS treatments

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vasoactive intestinal peptide

Another t-reg experimental therapy...

Spanish scientists develop a cellular therapy for rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis

2005-09-09 -- A research team at the Institute of Parasitology and Biomedicine of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), in Grenade, has successfully developed in mice a cellular therapy for two major autoimmune diseases: rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis. The scientists succeeded, in both experimental models, in making the symptoms disappear and inducing a reversion of the degenerative process. ...
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Dear all,

Not sure if this article has been posted before- it's about Neurovax and the experience of one triallist. Looks promising (like Tovaxin) - but don't they all! Probably a few years before it reaches thr market (if the trials are successful).


PS Apologies Dignan had already posted on this earlier. It was on the NZ MS site today so I assumed it was new news!
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