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Gut microbiome back under the microscope

A comprehensive review article examining the role of gut bacteria and the viruses that infect them in the development and progression of MS, published in Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Research, suggests a increasing number of clinical studies are pointing to a link between the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis (MS) and the composition of microbes in the human gut, sparking new research on the gut microbiome as a potential target for MS treatment and prevention...Read ...
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Handicap permit

Hello all, I am wondering if it is difficult to obtain a handicap parking permit? I will be starting back at school soon and had trouble last semester having to park far away from the building. I called my specialist to see if she believes I will qualify, but I want to know if anyone else has had luck with this while I wait for her to get back to me.

Thanks! ...
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Zinbryta given EU approval for relapsing forms of MS

Zinbryta given EU approval for treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis

The European Commission (EC) has approved Zinbryta for the treatment of adult patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS)...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Foot Drop Device for MS

We are developing a new gait assistance Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) device for foot drop that is unobstructive, not bulky, patient-centered and effective. It is a thin fabric "sleeve" that is worn around your calf and stimulates muscles, timed with your gait, to improve gait function.

We want to learn what features are most important in creating an ideal product that you enjoy wearing and improves your daily life.

Please click on the link below ...
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Fatigue is a Brain-Derived Emotion

Hi tims,

I wonder if what this article says is relevant for MS.

"These sensations of fatigue are unique to each individual and are illusionary"

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3323922/

Graeme
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Terrified

Hi. My nane is kristin and im 43 years old.I have had symptoms of this disease for 4 years. Finally a neurologist is more than concerned. Trigeminal neuralgia .. optic neuritis about 2 years apart. I now have horrific pain in my head. Electric. . Shooting.. stabbing.. since January. Abd now severe weakness in my right side. Walking is impaired. At times words slurr and i struggle getting them out.my neurologist did many tests in ...
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Urology male patients

Thanks everyone who read my recent posts on my Urology petition.

No support so must presume it's me that has a problem.

It would have been helpful to have some replies or feedback to know peoples thoughts.

Constructive please.

Ronin.

PS only need one more signature to go live on there website.

Thanks.
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Time for a wheelchair. Any suggestions?

Its been 20 years since I was dxed. My walking ability has slowly deteriorated to the point where I want to get a wheelchair. I'm still able to hobble around the house with my cane and foot brace. But outside I'm limited to walking short distances maybe 100 feet. So I want a wheelchair that will be manually operated, and light weight. Mostly I will use it for taking walks around the neighborhood or on ...
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Elevated BMI linked to MS in study

Individuals with genetically increased body mass indexes are at a greater risk for developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to analyses performed on two genome-wide association datasets...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Ocrelizumab accepted for EMA review

Roche has announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has validated the company’s Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) of ocrelizumab for the treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS) and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) in the European Union (EU)...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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