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New biomarker may predict progression to MS

Cerebrospinal fluid levels of soluble CD27 may predict progression from clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) to multiple sclerosis, researchers reported...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/new-biomarker-may-predict-progression-ms-060117
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Survey assesses how health professionals treat MS patients..

Survey assesses how health professionals treat other health conditions in MS patients

Healthcare providers frequently assess multiple sclerosis patients for the development of other health conditions, such as depression, anxiety, pain and sleep disturbance, according to results of a survey-study. The study also includes information about how health professionals treat and counsel MS patients diagnosed with these conditions...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/survey-assesses-how-health-professionals-treat-other-health-conditions-ms-patients-060117
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Inactivity and poor diet are common risk factors among MS...

Inactivity and poor diet are common risk factors among MS patients, study says

Lack of physical activity and a poor diet may be the most common risk factors for poor health and survival in patients with multiple sclerosis, according to a study...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/inactivity-and-poor-diet-are-common-risk-factors-among-ms-patients-study-says-050117
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An EU Project will tackle multiple sclerosis...

An EU Project will tackle multiple sclerosis using personalised multi omics

The MultipleMS Consortium has been granted €15M by the EU Horizon 2020 to improve the treatment of multiple sclerosis using personalised medicine...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/eu-project-will-tackle-multiple-sclerosis-using-personalised-multi-omics-050117
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aubagio and numb and tingly fingers

Hello, I am new to this site, but was hoping to get some info regarding aubagio and numb and tingling fingers as a side affect. I went on aubagio 3 months ago and about 4 weeks ago the tips of my fingers went numb and tingly and now its my whole hand. Just wondering if anyone else has had this side effect and if so what was done for you and how long did it ...
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New treatment forum - Ocrevus

We now have a new forum dedicated to the discussion of Roche's new monoclonal antibody treatment for MS, Ocrevus also known as Ocrelizumab.

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How do you handle MS and a stressful job?

So I was diagnosed about 6 months ago, pretty much after the very first symptoms displayed. (I got a numb hand and was convinced it was MS enough to demand an MRI, and turned out I was right). I have been on Tecfidera since then, and haven't had any further relapses that I can definitely identify. But as such a new diagnosis I am still very stressed about it, worried about what it could all ...
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Brain plasticity revisited

I have posted previously about Dr. Norman Doidge's book "The Brain that Changes Itself."

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Dr. Doidge was recently interviewed about his new book, "The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers." You can listen to the interview and also download it from the Brain Science Project at http://brainsciencepodcast.com/bsp/2015/bsp-116-doidge . Better yet, ...
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Suicide

I live in California assisted suicide is legal if you have less than 6 months left to live. That does not apply to us that have ms in lots of pain. I know I will end of a vegetable. This is all to much to live with. I heard this person shot them self in the chest and lived now in much worst shape now. I don't want to attempt suicide. I always think about ...
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The MRZ reaction

It seems that to have antibodies at the same time against Measles, Rubella and Varizella-Zoster viruses (MRZ viruses) is highly specific for MS (97% of positives vs. 3% of false positives)

The MRZ reaction as a highly specific marker of multiple sclerosis: re-evaluation and structured review of the literature

http://link.springer.com/article/10.100 ... 016-8360-4

It has long been known that the majority of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) display an intrathecal, ...
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