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tongue device for balance

The company that inherited the idea for using a tongue output device from Paul Bach-y-Rita now has permission from the FDA to sell a similar device so that blind people can see using their tongues. But they did not prove their balance device works to the satisfaction of the FDA. Some nay-sayers posted on facebook about it and that was probably enough to kill the deal. The irony is that it was the balance device ...
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Question about MS Symptoms: Specifically Numbness

Now i've had MRI's in the long past, but I seem to get numbness in my limbs especially when sitting or compression: Noones suspected MS, but this is more of a question of symptoms.

Specifically with any type of neurpathy (Such as numbness).

With MS: Would the numbness be constant? I mean it's from a lesion, so wouldn't you have it ALL the time rather than just specific times during the day (For me it's ...
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Helminths (parasites) article again

"The Parasite Underground" The New York Times Magazine, June 16, 2016 (has mention of MS toward the middle): ... hone-share

"… her family-practice doctor corroborated her account, adding, 'As long as the patient is making an informed decision, and understands the risks, then something is worth doing if they decide it's worth doing.'"

Dating back to January, 2007, helminths (parasites) has been a topic here (especially for Lyon). ...
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Have you been abused?

Taking a break from talk of a cure may be just what the doctor ordered.

My topic is sensitive. I mean no harm.

Are there people out there with disabilities who feel they are verbally abused? Or worse? Are the abusers caregivers? Family members? Does anyone else witness the abuse without trying to stop it?

Do caregivers break off caring to avoid having to help or confront abusers?

Do people who think they are being ...
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From AARDA's Infocus publication, June 2016

From AARDA's (American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association) June 2016 Infocus publication:

Good news from Québec about MS

Researchers at the University of Québec-Laval have found the involvement of a molecule in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that attacks the central nervous system.

In their study, the team, led by Dr. Steve Lacroix, professor of molecular medicine, focused on one of the mechanisms that characterize multiple sclerosis, the massive influx of immune ...
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Cerebral microbleeds in MS patients....

Cerebral microbleeds in MS patients associated with increased risk of disability

Leaky blood vessels in the brain called cerebral microbleeds are associated with increased physical and cognitive disability in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study by researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences...Read more -
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