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Ibudilast treatment for progressive multiple sclerosis......

Ibudilast treatment for progressive multiple sclerosis to be tested in phase II trials

The University of Virginia (UVa) Medical Center has joined 27 other hospitals around the country in conducting a series of neurological clinical trials. Specifically, UVa recently enrolled in NeuroNEXT (Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials), which is sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/MN-166
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Could statins slow progressive multiple sclerosis?

As well as lowering cholesterol and cutting stroke risk, statins may slow the progression of advanced multiple sclerosis.<br><br>

Globally, 2.5 million people have MS. Of these, two-thirds will develop the advanced form of the disease within 15 years of diagnosis. Although several treatments exist for the early phase of the disease – called relapsing-remitting MS – there is no treatment for the more advanced phase, called secondary progressive MS (SPMS)..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/statins
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FDA Approved MS Stem Cell Trial Needs Your Help

The FDA has so far approved only two MS stem cell trials, and one of them is attempting to fund their research via the crowdfunding site Indiegogo. The Tisch MS Research Center of New York is about to start a 20 person trial using nervous system specific stem cells (derived from mesenchymal stem cells extracted from the bone marrow of trial subjects) in an attempt to repair MS damage to the central nervous system. The ...
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SEPSIS

My Cousin is 30 yrs old and was diagnosed with MS 4 yrs ago.
Sunday he had a pain in his abdomen, was delirious and running a fever of 103.9. He was able to walk until the fever hit. His brother carried him to the car and took him to the hospital. It was a UTI and Yesterday when I went to see him ,The doctors said the infection spread to his BLOODSTREAM!!!. His fever ...
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Hidden multiple sclerosis symptoms exposed ....

Hidden multiple sclerosis symptoms exposed in Grey's seeing MS campaign

The hidden symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) have been creatively captured in a collaborative effort from Grey Melbourne, Limehouse creative, Infinity Squared and some talented Australian photographers.

Each photographic representation in the Seeing MS campaign depicts a symptom of MS as experienced by someone living with the condition. The challenge of this task was capturing the arbitrary nature of these invisible symptoms, including blurred vision, ...
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Dysport® study positive in the treatment of NDO

Dysport® study positive in the treatment of patients with neurogenic detrusor overactivity

Ipsen announces positive results from phase IIa clinical study of Dysport® in the treatment of patients with Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity (NDO).

Results show significant decrease in urinary incontinence episodes and improvement in patient quality of life..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/mssymptomsresearch
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New to the board

I have never posted on a message board and live in a small town and feel like I am at a loss to help my mother. She has tried copaxone and other numerous drugs to treat her MS. She either became allergic to them of had terrible reactions. When i took her into the emergency room for the reaction to the Copaxone they treated her like she was there to get free drugs. I am ...
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CBD Marijuana Capsules

Hello,
I wanted to check back and update all of you with my experience using the cannabinoid(marijuana) capsules/tinctures and CBD(cannabidiol) tinctures/capsules. More importantly, the difference between being on and off of the med's.

I went off the med's(it is expensive), and ended up needing to buy a cane, wheelchair & transport chair. I went on vacation the beginning of Feb 2014 & my friend had to push me around & the cane was always with ...
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Hopes for oral pain reliever derived from snail venom

Scientists have reported that they have created at least five new experimental substances - based on a tiny protein found in cone snail venom - that could someday lead to the development of safe and effective oral medications for treatment of chronic nerve pain. They say the substances could potentially be stronger than morphine, with fewer side effects and lower risk of abuse...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/pain
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21 years of MS-UK

21 years of MS-UK - We are celebrating being 21

So all this year we will be celebrating by giving you some stories about 21 years of MS-UK, the history, achievements and milestones reached by the medical fraternity. We have also been hearing from some of you and your MS stories....... http://www.ms-uk.org/21years
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