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Hi there.I am 30 years old and i suffer from hereditary spherocytosis .Last 3.5 years i had my first ms symptoms(diplopia,numbness)Is anybody out there dealing with the same situation ? I am searching for ccsvi therapy,looks promising, cause is the same theory with any type of anemia . Low hemoglobin low hematocrit (anemia),bad flow ,low oxygen in the tissues(ccsvi).
Does anyone have the experience to live with ms and splenectomy for any reason?
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Any benefit from Vita-Stem??

I'm interested in purchasing a stem cell supplement for MS.

There are so many choices.

Am I correct in staying away from Bio Stem Plus, Bio-Jett, and Klamath Labs??

I'm considering Vita-Stem by Emergent Health.

Does anyone have any experience with it??
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The effects of age on remyelination in MS are reversible

Like conducting an errant orchestra to play together, researchers are guiding processes that go awry in multiple sclerosis to repair themselves.

The conductor walks to the stand and takes his place in front of the orchestra. He raises his baton and, with a dramatic flourish, one hundred individuals come to life. From nowhere, the stillness becomes a beautiful harmony as each member takes their part in a complex symphony.

Consider the workings and structure of ...
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Should health charities be more transparent about.....

Should health charities be more transparent about their funding?

Patient groups often shout loudly for access to drugs but are quieter about their links to industry. Sophie Arie and Chris Mahony ask whether this is acceptable given increasing demands for transparency elsewhere in medicine.

The recent decision that the multiple sclerosis drug nabiximols should be available on the NHS in Wales was met by MS charities as a small triumph for patients. Access to the ...
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Environmental exposures and the risk of multiple sclerosis

Several environmental exposures, including infection with Epstein-Barr virus, low levels of vitamin D and smoking are established risk factors for multiple sclerosis (MS). Also, high hygienic standard and infection with parasites have been proposed to influence MS risk.

The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of various environmental exposures on MS risk in a Norwegian cohort, focusing on factors during childhood related to the hygiene hypothesis......... Read More -
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Scientist awarded £150k for ground-breaking MS trials

Cambridge scientist awarded £150k for ground-breaking MS trials

Treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients could be revolutionised in ground-breaking trials planned by a Cambridge scientist.

Dr Su Metcalfe, a University of Cambridge senior research associate based at Addenbrooke’s, has won a £150,000 award which will enable her team to proceed to pre-clinical trials in Nanotechnology.... Read More -
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Prospective drug for Progressive MS, Glialogix......

Prospective drug for Progressive MS, Glialogix receives extra funding

San Francisco Bay Area-based Glialogix, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in developing novel treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS), announced yesterday that they have closed a Sponsored Research Agreement with Fast Forward, a non-profit organization that aims to accelerate MS treatment development. Glialogix will receive funding for one of their pipeline products for neuroprotection, GLX1112, which has shown efficacy in slowing disability progression and potentially repairing ...
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Track Drug Company Payments

The Washington Post had a "Wonkblog" today entitled: You can now track the billions that drug companies pay doctors and hospitals
..the federal government has compiled a massive database of how much drug and device companies spend on consulting fees, research grants, travel, free lunches and other items worth more than $10.

In just the last five months of 2013, the data show that 4.4 million such payments worth a combined $3.5 billion were made ...
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Study shows MS patients benefit from exercise

A new study has found that people with multiple sclerosis may reduce perceived fatigue and increase mobility through a series of combined strength training and fitness exercises.

The research from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche, supervised by Professor Raúl Reina, aimed to analyze the effects of strength training on the fatigue that MS patients suffer. A total of 19 participants (5 men and 14 women) were split into two groups. Most took part in ...
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My gf of 5 years has MS and I can't take it anymore

So when I started going out with my gf, she told me she had ms. But she seemed fine, and I honestly didn't know too much about ms, so I didn't think it was a big deal... I mean, she wasn't in a wheelchair or anything, right? At first it seemed fine, but looking back, I think there were some episodes... I call them episodes.

My gf when she is really tired, stressed or angry, ...
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