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Studies provide positive results for new MS drug

Genentech has announced positive results from two studies evaluating ocrelizumab for people with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS).

The studies (called OPERA I and OPERA II) met their primary and major secondary endpoints..... Read More -
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High levels of WBC and Protein in CSF??

Hello all,

I recently received a detailed look into my CSF analysis from December and there are two things that I am questioning.

I am going to post up my whole report but what caught my eye were my levels of WBC and protein.

I must note at the time of my LP i was having speech problems followed by bowel dysfunction which my now neurologist has said was a relapse.

Lets hope right into ...
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Modafinil, 4-aminopyridine


Has anybody ordered any Modafinil or 4-aminopyridine from

I'm at my wits' end here with spasticity and fatigue. I need help, and cheaply.

I'd value anybodies input.
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Funding for trials of non patent-able substances

Over the years, I have seen many many natural or other substances claimed to help or cure or reverse MS. A lot of these use the fact that formal studies have not been performed or published because of lack of funding as Pharma or such would not be able to make any money. For example, its not a substance a company could patent, and therefore hold/own the market on.

In my view, this situation has ...
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Medicare and MS

Will soon (and too soon!) be 65. What coverage does Medicare give to people with MS? What happens to coverage for all those expensive drugs we use?
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my sister

in the name of Allah the Most Merciful.first of all thank god for all the blessings and graces. hello everybody, im 28years old man . my 32years old sister had a ms. she is married with two kids . its been around 6 years now since we discovered that she has the ms .she is on medication now . long story short ive been reading about the marijuana as a medicine for the ms . ...
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Link with antibodies offers new insight into MS diagnosis

Researchers at Immco Diagnostics and the State University of New York have reported in the journal PLoS One that the frequency of specific auto reactive antibodies does not differ between patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and people without the condition — a finding that could lead to improvements in diagnosis. The study is entitled “Humoral Responses to Diverse Autoimmune Disease-Associated Antigens in Multiple Sclerosis...... Read More -
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New MS guidelines released

The Association of British Neurologists (ABN) has published new guidelines for how Disease Modifying Therapies (DMTs) for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis should be monitored and prescribed in the UK, emphasising the “right treatment at the right time............... Read More -
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Any information on this drug? Is it available in the US?
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Medical marijuana evidence is ‘moderate quality’

Medical marijuana may be useful in treating chronic pain and spasticity but less effective for other conditions, according to the results of a review published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.... Read More -
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