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Promising research targeting progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Canadian collaboration advances promising research targeting progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Development of new therapies for progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) is getting a boost this fall as the first project funded through the MS Society of Canada-Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) collaboration is launched. The study, which was selected from over thirty applications from around the world, will be led by Canadian researcher Dr. Craig Moore (Memorial University, Newfoundland). The six-month project will identify and ...
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Study explores link between MS and uveitis

A joint study by researchers from Germany and the US has found that nearly 60% of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and uveitis were diagnosed with each condition within five years.... Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/msetiology
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im 23 years old, female looking for answers

Hello, I am coming on here first to thank you for reading my post and also tell you all how strong you are and I pray there will be a cure.

I am 23 years old, female, around 125 lbs and 5'7 and half. I am not very active and don't eat the best but i have been changing my eating habits over the past few months.

Basically I am scared i have ALS, no ...
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Paralysed man a walks again after pioneering surgery

Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after pioneering surgery

Medical team regrow cells of patient’s severed spine in breakthrough that offers hope to millions with disability

A man who was completely paralysed from the waist down can walk again after a British-funded surgical breakthrough which offers hope to millions of people who are disabled by spinal cord injuries.

Polish surgeons used nerve-supporting cells from the nose of Darek Fidyka, a Bulgarian man who was injured ...
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Study suggests vaccines do not appear to increase risk of MS

Scientists looked at about 4,700 people who received vaccines against hepatitis B (Hep B) and the human papillomavirus (HPV), and found no long-term risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) or similar nervous-system diseases...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/vaccinations
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Searching for answers

This is my story and I appreciate you taking the time out of your day to read it. I do not have a diagnosis of MS as I am just now starting to go to the doctor. I work in the medical field but have been neglecting my own health to take care of my autistic son! This is a list of my symptoms. I am 24 years old now and will be 25 next ...
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I went half blind from MS!!!

So lets just throw this out ther MS Sucks. I was DX in 2005. I was 28 and my only got tested because my sister found out she had it. I was showing the same symptoms as her ... needless to say i was in the same boat. My first real episode that went un-DX was withmy eyes. They crossed for about a week and there was nothing anyone could do or see why. They ...
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Estimating typical MS disability progression speed.....

Estimating typical Multiple Sclerosis disability progression speed from clinical observations

Murray G. Brown, Mark Asbridge, Vern Hicks, Sarah Kirby, Thomas J. Murray, Pantelis Andreou, Dong Lin

Abstract

Introduction

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease of the central nervous system. Estimates of MS natural history (NH) disability progression speed from clinical observations vary worldwide. This may reflect, in part, variance in censoring-bias) (missing observations) and assumptions about when irreversible disability progression events occurred. We test ...
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My doctor put me on lexapro with Rebif

Hi

My doctor put me on 10mg lexapro becouse I feel angery and little depressed which is one of side effects of Rebif !

Anyone take SSRI with Rebif or other drugs ? and for how long ?
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May have MS, here's my story

Hey everyone, I am a 20 year old third year University student that has some ongoing chronic symptoms. I think a good chunk of theme indicate MS.

Not sure how to open up about this but here it goes.

- November 2012, I began to experience "malaise" and muscle spasms in my back and ears. Doctors couldn't figure it out so they sent me out and said not to worry about it.

- December 2012, ...
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