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Varicella Zoster Often in CSF of MS patients

I found it specially interesting, that among people without any neurological diseases none had viral DNA in CSF...

--Frank


Varicella Zoster Often Found in Cerebrospinal Fluid of MS Patients

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Feb 08 - Cerebrospinal fluid from multiple sclerosis patients commonly contains varicella zoster virus DNA, Italian researchers report in the February issue of the Journal of Medical Virology.
"Our data on varicella zoster virus and multiple sclerosis suggest that the interaction between ...
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Changing Social Security to Fit the needs of MS Patients

Here is some background on why this effort is so important to MS patients and others who suffer from chronic illness.

This past year, I helped spearhead a movement to secure flood insurance for coastal homeowners who are ineligible to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program and who can no longer purchase private insurance in the wake of two consecutive years of unusually active hurricane seasons. As a direct result of this effort, the ...
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Understanding FoxP3

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Relapses DO add up to progression

An abstract which seems to confirm the 'standard model' of RRMS; that relapses do have a cumulative effect on disability:

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Yoga

Hi all,

I thought I would share with the group a yoga site I was made aware of. It is called yogatoday.com. It is free, and it presents a new yoga practice every day. I have it set so that the new practice is downloaded on my computer daily. Every week you receive the program description with the levels of difficulty. There is also a large archive of previous practices that allows you to download ...
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the liver gets involved

There's plenty of healthy disagreement about the cause(s), trigger(s) and disease process, but I think we can agree that it is incredibly complex.



Immunomodulatory properties of increased levels of liver X receptor beta in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from multiple sclerosis patients.

Exp Neurol. 2007 Jan 24;
Giorelli M, Livrea P, Minervini MG, Trojano M.
Department of Neurologic and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Bari, Italy; U.O. of Neurology, "Casa della ...
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I am cold

Quick question :?: :?: :?: Is being cold all the time part of MS??? Since the start of this winter, and it's been VERY VERY cold, I swear to you I have not been warm since November. Everybody (and a lot of what I have read) says hot temps are bad ...
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dysphagia

what do you guys think? over the last few months i started noticing that things would tend to go down the wrong way. it was ticking me off. i hadn't been supplementing. had largely cut out bread to try to help deal with suspected candida issues, and also was off grains and some legumes as a low carb idea. my throat kept getting worse. last week it got so bad i was coughing every 5 ...
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Macrophages

Enabling Nerve Regeneration Means Evicting The Cleanup Crew
Main Category: Immune System / Vaccines News
Article Date: 04 Mar 2007 - 10:00 PST


Macrophages are the immune cells that engulf and destroy the debris of damaged tissue to enable the healing process to begin. Their presence at the scene of damage is critical, but once their task is complete, it is just as critical that macrophages exit rapidly, ending the inflammatory process and making way ...
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