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Lifetime of antibody-producing cells is investigated

Clinicians at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have elucidated a mechanism involved in determining the lifespan of antibody-producing cells, and identified a promising new biomarker for monitoring autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis and lupus erythematosus...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/immunecells
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Lyme disease

The People's Pharmacy recently interviewed Dr. Neil Spector who required a heart transplant due to undiagnosed chronic Lyme disease. The podcast of the interview will be freely available for the next 4 weeks.

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2015/06/ ... diagnosis/

Access the interview directly from...

http://traffic.libsyn.com/peoplespharma ... gnosis.mp3
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Can you trust Lyme disease tests?

The New England Center for Investigative Reporting has written an article discussing Lyme disease tests.

http://features.necir.org/lymediseasetesting
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NOOTROPICS? & Neurogenesis

Has anyone tried, looked into or researched nootropics and MS? They are commonly tested in dementia and Alzheimer.

For those not familiar with the term:
Nootropics (/noʊ.əˈtrɒpɨks/ noh-ə-trop-iks), also referred to as smart drugs, memory enhancers, neuro enhancers, cognitive enhancers, and intelligence enhancers, are drugs, supplements, nutraceuticals, and functional foods that improve one or more aspects of mental function, such as working memory, motivation, and attention.
They are often referred / discussed around neurogenesis.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19441945 (Not sure ...
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Lowered pain threshold a symptom?

I used to be able to practically lop off a finger and barely notice. Lately, if I bump my finger (for instance, have an impact sprinkler thunk my index finger as I try to adjust it while it's spraying) it hurts like the dickens. What gives? Is hypersensitivity to pain an ms thing?
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CNS lymph vessels found. Brain is not immune-privileged

(edit) New discovery from 2 separate universities is changing medical textbooks and MS research.
The brain is not immune-privileged, as postulated for decades;
Immune cells and lymphatic vessels are part of the brain's circulation, and rely on venous flow for drainage.
Animal model has been confirmed in autopsied human tissue.


New article from Cosmos Magazine which interviewed Dr. Kipnis (discoverer of lymphatic vessels in brain) and he stated that his team is now studying how ...
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Melatonin redox activity

Melatonin redox activity. Its potential clinical applications in neurodegenerative disorders.
Miller E1, Morel A, Saso L, Saluk J.
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Neurodegeneration is the hallmark of many chronic progressive neurogical disorders characterized by specific clinical, morphological and biochemical features. Central nervous system is very sensitive to oxidative stress, which is considered as a key factor of neurodegenerative disorders. Therefore, many therapeutical strategies are focused on molecules with redox activity to re-establish the equilibrium between pro ...
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Inclined Bed Therapy (IBT)

Inclined Bed Therapy (IBT) on http://awakeradio.us interview by Steve Allen
Latest interview with testimonials from people who are sleeping inclined.
Lady with multiple sclerosis shares how IBT has improved her health and eliminated her ms symptoms over 18 years.
Get the word out and share this post. https://youtu.be/6H7gSolYBc0?t=1h10m38s

New Website: http://inclinedbedtherapy.com
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MS mom needs medicine

Dear all,

First of all I want to express my admiration for your courage in facing MS and your kindness in supporting the patients.

My name is Hadeel and I have created this account on behalf of my mother "Hedaya" who has been diagnosed with MS in 2007.
We are Palestinians from Gaza, but my mother lives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and I am currently studying in Germany.

In July 2014, my father ...
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Abnormal blood test results

Hi folks

I was feeling exhausted all time so the doc sent me off to get a lot of things tested and I got the results yesterday.

Ok so my iron is low. I forgot what the number was but she gave me a print of part of the results and there are 2 more abnormal ones I am more worried about.

Serum gamma GT level is 51iu/L - this should be between 9 and ...
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