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Walk Aide for sale

Hi, My name is Tracy and I was diagnosed with MS 2005. I'm 32 years old and have been in a wheelchair now since 2008. In a struggle to maintain my walking ability, I purchased a Walk Aide unit. It has since "collected dust" over the subsequent years and I'm really looking to pass it on to someone who might be struggling with that same drop foot concern. I have the unit and several packages ...
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Simvastatin trial starting

I have just read in MS-UK that Simvastatin trial is gonna start ... 10 years late.

As it happened already with Rituxan, Simvastatin is a drug with a expired patent, and though patent expiration is supposed to be something for the public interest, the effect is that nobody has performed a real clinical trial in a lot of years.

Until now. Finally the MS Society, the NIHR and the National MS Society have found the ...
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Siponimod reduces risk of disability progression by 21%

Scientists who conducted a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase III study, evaluating siponimod versus a placebo in patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) have managed to reduce the risk of disability progression by 21 per cent, over a three month period...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/siponimod-reduces-risk-disability-progression-21-cent-090517
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Facial Numb feeling + Symptom History?

So I have a quick question about numbness and my face has been doing some stuff that's got me worried.

Basically (since 2 weeks ago almost) I started to feel a weird sensation on my left cheek/under my left eye. I thought it was sinuses (as that day I was getting outdoor allergies really bad) but it's sorta kept up with me the past 2 weeks.
It feels almost like something is lightly touching my ...
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Ms incidence in non related partners

Does anyone.know how common.it is for either married or long term living together couples to both be diagnosed with MS? Mypartner and I had been living.together for about 17 years when he was diagnosed aged 42, three years later, I too was diagnosed at the same age. I still havent come to terms with how this can happen and feel that we have either both been exposed to an environmental toxin or both had the ...
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New treament forum - Medical Marijauna

We now have a new forum focusing on discussion of medical marijuana in the treatment of MS.

http://www.thisisms.com/forum/medical-marijuana-f60/
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‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ badge launched across TfL network

A new badge specially designed to make travelling easier for people who find it difficult to stand has been officially launched by Transport for London...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/%E2%80%98please-offer-me-seat%E2%80%99-badge-launched-across-tfl-network-030517
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100 metros

A good movie; with subject MS and the man who did triathlon. Originally in Spanish; if a problem it is available with subtitles in English; and also a dubbed French version.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5089786/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1


Excerpt of the epilogue (sorry the caps but it is written this way):

RAMÓN FINISHED AN IRONMAN,
4 MARATHONS, 8 OLYMPIC TRIATHLONS,
5 HALF IRONMANS, AND 16 HALF MARATHONS.
HE SPENT 3 YEARS WITHOUT RELAPSES.
THEN THEY ...
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Signs of MS can be spotted five years before onset

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) can show signs of something being wrong five years before the onset of disease, much earlier than previously thought, according to a new analysis of health records from people with the condition...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/signs-ms-can-be-spotted-five-years-onset-250417
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MS Nurse quits over caseload four times too big

Lanarkshire’s only specialist MS nurse, Mhairi Coutts, has handed in her notice after working with a caseload of 1,200 patients, which is much larger than the recommended limit...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/ms-nurse-quits-over-caseload-four-times-too-big-250417
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