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Clinical features and disability progression in Tunisian MS

Clinical features and disability progression in multiple sclerosis in Tunisia

Clinical features and disability progression in multiple sclerosis in Tunisia: Do we really have a more aggressive disease course?

Sidhom Y, Damak M, Riahi A, Hizem Y, Mrissa R, Mhiri C, Gouider R.


Abstract

BACKGROUND: Few epidemiological data are available on multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in North Africa (NA). Studies of immigrants from NA showed a more aggressive course compared to European patients..... Read More ...
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MS treatment Plegridy™(peginterferon beta-1a) approved in EU

Biogen Idec has announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorization for PlegridyTM (peginterferon beta-1a) as a treatment for adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), the most common form of multiple sclerosis (MS). Plegridy is dosed once every two weeks and is administered subcutaneously with the Plegridy Pen, a new ready-to-use autoinjector, or a prefilled syringe..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/PEGylatedinterferonbeta
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177 reasons to Keep Going

Hello everyone!

I'm looking for people living with MS that would love to share their story.

My aunt lives in Italy with MS and has for the past 10 years. This past December, my wife and I were married in the little town of Porto San Giorgio, and let me tell you, it was awesome. The best part, was that my aunt was the primary planning for our wedding. She took care of every little ...
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Researchers discover neuroprotective role of immune cell

A type of immune cell widely believed to exacerbate chronic adult brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis (MS), can actually protect the brain from traumatic brain injury (TBI) and may slow the progression of neurodegenerative diseases, according to Cleveland Clinic research published today in the online journal Nature Communications.......... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/immunecells
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Vitamin D and acute optic neuritis in Multiple Sclerosis

Factors Associated With Recovery From Acute Optic Neuritis in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

Malik MT, Healy BC, Benson LA, et al

Study Summary

Using their multiple sclerosis (MS) database, the investigators aimed to identify clinical and demographic factors linked to severity and to prediction of recovery from acute optic neuritis (AON). Malik and colleagues enrolled 253 adults and 38 children whose first symptom of MS was AON. The investigators defined a mild AON attack as ...
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Book - Overcoming MS

Have any of you read the book Overcoming MS by Prof. George Jelinek? Any opinions? I would like to try to fight this with more natural means. Or by ANY means that I can. But I don't really like the med.
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8 compounds potentially useful for treating ms

8 Compounds Potentially Useful For Treating MS Discovered Using Innovative Research Tool

Jul 18, 2014 04:31 am | Leonor Mateus Ferreira



new possible MS drugsEight new drugs that are able to stimulate the nervous system were discovered by a research team at UC San Francisco recently. The team utilized a novel screening platform and examined the cellular effects of 1,000 chemical compounds. The scientists believe the discovery may impact the treatment of the tissue lesions ...
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Neonatal vitamin D status and risk of multiple sclerosis

Neonatal vitamin D status and risk of multiple sclerosis

Ueda P, Rafatnia F, Bäärnhielm M, Fröbom R, Korzunowicz G, Lönnerbro R, Hedström AK, Eyles D, Olsson T, Alfredsson L.

Abstact

Objective: Low vitamin D status at birth may be associated with risk of adult onset multiple sclerosis, but this link has not been studied directly. We assessed the relation between neonatal vitamin D concentrations, measured in stored blood samples, and risk of multiple sclerosis...... Read ...
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"in our sameness we are all so different" LIKE A FINGERPRINT

I've always said we are individuals and dr.'s needed to listen to us as such, check us out every way possible etc. NOT give us a diag. that is still to this day based on an "auto immune "theory" only"! that we carry from that day forth like a monkey on your back- just so they can justify almost everything going on is because ya got these symptoms somebody decided to name ms. "forget that ...
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MS B12 Pacemaker

My docs tell me they are convinced that I have ms. I've had the symptoms for years but wrote them off to side effects from meds. When I went over the list of symptoms with my doctors--finally--saying "I am spiraling downward," and they observed my spasms, trembling, and then the double vision...well, you all know the story. I can't play my piano anymore.

But I'm not convinced entirely. I can't do an MRI because of ...
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