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Parkinson's linked to gut bacteria

Maybe this research will help legitimize FMT for other neurological diseases such as MS.

Parkinson's linked to gut bacteria

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/12/01/parkinso ... teria.html

For the first time, researchers have found a functional link between the bacteria in the gut and the onset of Parkinson's disease, one of the world's most common debilitating brain disorders.

A team of scientists from several institutions in the United States and Europe showed how changing ...
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MS Hug and Indicas

MS Hug related symptoms are the most unpleasant and truly frightening of any of the MS symptoms I have dealt with in my 30+ years of dealing with MS.

Has anyone found indica cannabas (medical marijuana) to be of help in relieving this symptom?

I have just filled a prescription for liboderm lidocaine patches to have on hand when an attack happens (I've heard this is helpful), but am looking for additional alternatives.

Thanks for ...
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11 years waiting for a diagnosis. I knew this day would come

The reason I'm here, for support I guess, I'm kinda' starting from scratch.
My name is Dirk, my username is the Dutch word for "Life".

Just had my 3'rd MRI & this time they found it. 4'th quadrant, 11x3mm demyelinating plaque.

I'm scared, but only 'cause I don't have all the facts. As this diagnosis is recent, although no real surprise, I havn't been back to my specialist for the follow up appointment to go ...
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Worried about MRI results. Please Help!!

I Have been having severe Cognitive and Memory troubles. Doctor reluctantly ordered an MRI of my Brain with and without contrast. Here are the results not sure what maybe going on can someone please help?

MRI W/O contrast:
There are multiple areas of abnormal increased T2 deep white matter signal with the largest seen in the right centrum semiovale measuring 0.9 x 0.9 cm. Differential diagnosis is broad, but includes demyelinating disease. The overall arrangement ...
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Ultraviolet light may lead way to new treatment for MS...

Ultraviolet light may lead way to new treatment for MS and inflammation

Researchers have found a way to harness inflammation with the help of ultraviolet (UV) light, making it possible to design an anti-inflammatory treatment that is more specific and causes fewer side effects...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/ultraviolet-light-may-lead-way-new-treatment-ms-and-inflammation-011216
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Postharvest Fruit/Vegetable & Meat Chlorination

A few days ago, my son and I somehow ended up in a conversation about baby carrots in the supermarket not being 'real' baby carrots. I did a bit of research and found he was right, but also found out that carrots are soaked in chlorinated water after they are harvested.

From this article:

http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2014/01/ ... y-carrots/

"Ashley Bade, nutritionist and founder of Honest Mom Nutrition, says the ...
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MS-UK e-newsletter

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Stem Cells, Ocrelizumab, anything else on the horizon?

Hi all! Kind of new, kind of down, and was wondering if any new research was out there to give me a little hope in finding a cure for MS.

Are stem cells any closer to really being the game changer I here so much about? Ocrelizumab sounds nice, but seems limited since it can only help RRMSers to a certain degree.

Anything else on the horizon I should keep my eye on? Thanks for ...
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New research into T-cells may lead to immune-based therapies

New research into T-cells may lead to immune-based therapies for MS

A recent study published in Nature Communications showed, for the first time, that a protein complex called LUBAC is responsible for controlling the late-stage development of immune T-cells before they are released into the bloodstream...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/new-research-t-cells-may-lead-immune-based-therapies-ms-251116
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Australian researcher honoured...

Australian researcher honoured for discovery that may lead to Anti-Inflammatory therapy

Dr. Rebecca Coll, a young researcher at the University of Queensland Institute of Molecular Bioscience, won the 2016 Research Australia Discovery Award for her work in identifying promising anti-inflammatory compounds that are able to block the NLRP3 inflammasome — a key driver of inflammation. The discovery could greatly benefit patients with inflammatory diseases, such as multiple sclerosis...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/australian-researcher-honoured-discovery-may-lead-anti-inflammatory-therapy-241116
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