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New test claims to predict disability progression

By noting the presence of certain markers in a commonly performed diagnostic test, researchers at the Mayo Clinic say they can predict whether multiple sclerosis patients will suffer a faster onset of disability and counsel them to help ease anxiety...Read more -
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‘No early risk’ in oral drug switch

Multiple sclerosis patients who are well controlled on injectable drugs but switch to oral therapies aren't at greater risk of early relapse, researchers found...Read more -
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Moscow HSCT Treatment - Method of transferring US Dollars?

Hi everyone, my name is Sarah Blair. I live in Australia and am on the Moscow waiting list.

I am wondering about the best way to take/transfer US Dollars to Moscow so that I can transfer the fees to the Pirogov without causing them or me any headaches.

And advice would be appreciated.
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A new way to measure MS

The following article was in MS News and Views.

It talks about using measurements of entropy to diagnose and find prognoses for MS. Apparently a simple measurement of entropy can detect whether there is disease in brain tissue. While diseases may overlap in affecting the brain, if MS is the only problem, it could be like atrophy, in that it is measurable from early on in the course, and increases with progression. It could, like ...
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So I just went to see my neurologist about the pain I've been having in my limbs. He says that it doesn't sound like MS pain, because it's equal on both sides of the body. WTF. So I got nothing to help with my pain :(
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Oestrogen treatment ‘reduces multiple sclerosis relapses’

Taking oestrogen in combination with their traditional treatment has helped female MS patients avoid relapses, according to findings from a clinical trial published in Lancet Neurology....Read more -
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Botox given FDA approval as spasticity treatment

America’s Food and Drug Administration has approved Botox for the treatment of lower limb spasticity in adults to reduce the severity of increased stiffness in ankle and toe muscles...Read more -
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This thesis provides a new view on MS. The thesis now finds its way in the higher echelons of the medical sector and beyond.

Proof-of-concept studies will be needed to prove or disprove the many new elements of the thesis. If you are a medical expert and you could support the need for further proof-of-concept studies along the lines of the thesis, please send me a pm.

Your name will be ...
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Translating animal studies

Many of us have read journal papers on some compound used in an animal study that may have been effective for some purpose. However, the dosages used are often quite high especially when converted on a straight mg/kg basis. For example, one study I recently read used 400 mg/kg/day of a compound in mice. Using a straight mg/kg conversion, this suggests that the equivalent human dose should be around 27.2 g/day for a 150 lb ...
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Vitamin/Mineral test advice

Im looking to take a break from supplement regime and get a quality test to indicate the levels of vitamins and minerals in my body, can anybody suggest a reliable test, i.e blood, stool etc, Im based in the UK.

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