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Gaming camera could better monitor MS treatment

Using a gaming camera that detects movement and computer algorithms that quantify people's walking patterns could help clinicians objectively monitor the differences in gait of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients compared to healthy individuals, a study says...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/gaming-camera-could-better-monitor-ms-treatment-170816
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Wales 'lags behind' in access to MS patient treatment

People living with multiple sclerosis in Wales are "lagging behind" the rest of the UK in access to treatments, it has been claimed...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/wales-lags-behind-access-ms-patient-treatment-170816
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Vit D and gut microbiome

This article may hold interest for those people who focus on the gut microbiome, probiotics, and leaky gut;

VitaminDwiki, http://www.vitamindwiki.com/Gut+microbi ... +July+2015 , features the following paper (with graphs, and comments by Dr. Rhonda Patrick):

Effects of high doses of vitamin D3 on mucosa-associated gut microbiome vary between regions of the human gastrointestinal tract. (June 2016)
M Bashir, et al.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26130323
Conclusion: Vitamin ...
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Early disease activity in MS ‘of little long-term value’

A large study of multiple sclerosis patients has concluded clinical and brain imaging assessments drawn from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are poor measures of long-term prognosis for patients...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/early-disease-activity-ms-%E2%80%98-little-long-term-value%E2%80%99-160816
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MS thirst

I rephrase my question: can somebody explain why some MS patients have the feeling of constant thirst?

thanks, hector :roll:
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New MS subtype forums?

Should ThisIsMS have separate subforums for the different subtypes of MS, e.g., RRMS, PPMS and SPMS?

Please share your thoughts on this proposal. Thanks.
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requesting anti-MOG subforum

Given that some MS patients are anti-MOG positive, it could be useful to create a subforum for this new entity, which includes cases of optic neuritis and ADEM, but also cases of MS, for publishing research, therapies and response to interventions like dietary treatment.

Just as support for the request:

Autoantibodies to MOG in a distinct subgroup of adult multiple sclerosis

http://nn.neurology.org/content/3/5/e257.short
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Granted first patent to diagnose MS pattern

Though it is known since 2008 that MS patterns can be discriminated by the presence of antibody signatures, it was a research subject until now.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2596207/

Now the first patent has been granted (February 2016). It is important because pattern II is "dramatically responsive" to plasmapheresis (and probably also to specific medication) while other patterns are not.

This is the patent

https://www.google.com/patents/US9267945
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Early treatment of MS may bring long term benefits

Early treatment of multiple sclerosis may bring long term benefits

A new study, published in Neurology, has pointed to a possible benefit to patients of commencing MS treatment as soon as possible after symptoms appear... Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/early-treatment-multiple-sclerosis-may-bring-long-term-benefits-110816
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MS Progression

I have 2 question which I hope someone can provide some info on.

Is there any record that Relapsing MS can go to Progressive in course of few months?
Can you go from Fully healthy to disabled in course of 1 year?

The reason why I ask this is that I Was diagnosed with Relapsing MS 4 moths ago but with no major problems.
I believe that gradually my situation goes bad since I have ...
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