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Hormones, HPG axis- For Sharon

Hi Sharon,

Wanted your wisdom and input....

We had my husband do a saliva hormone test, recommended by a holistic doc who is a good friend. Jeff has been taking DHEA supplements (50mg) daily, so his DHEA was slightly elevated, but what really surprised my friend were his levels of lutenizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone...off the charts. His levels were 10x normal. Usually these high numbers signal infertility and testicular failure.

But Jeff's testosterone ...
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Interesting drug in Alzheimer's trials

I think this drug is interesting because it is an anti-allergy pill that's been approved in Russia for around 20 years, it is neuroprotective and entering phase 3 trials in alzheimer's.


From Medivation's (the sponsor company) website:

Dimebon is an orally-available, small molecule that has been shown to inhibit brain cell death in preclinical models relevant to Alzheimer’s disease and Huntington’s disease, making it a potential treatment for these and other neurodegenerative diseases. Based on ...
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RRMS dx received

I finally (after more messing around than I can be bothered to type) got an MS dx today. Am feeling remarkably cheerful despite this because I finally have some answers.

Because the doctor I was supposed to see was out I need to back another time to discuss any meds so at today I just got the dx and had a few q's answered.
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Pork Plant update

Call me crazy...but I'm hoping that this situation will lead to further understanding of MS. Still more pork plant workers are contracting this brand new type of inflammatory neuropathy. A unique pattern of antibodies has been found in all the workers.
http://minnesota.publicradio.org/displa ... essupdate/

New details on the neurological illness that has affected workers at several pork processing plants will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 60th ...
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CRABS- the drugs not the bugs

What do you think is the rough number of the people using any of the CRAB drugs world wide for their MS?
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pressure sores, WC bound

Well, what can be done to reduce the pressure from sitting on your bum all day... when "moving around" is not an option?? :roll:
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"60 Minutes" article on potential cancer cure

As a fan of the CBS program, "60 Minutes," I was watching Sunday evening and caught this item:

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/04/ ... tpop_story

It offers hope for a cancer cure. Perhaps this will be our year for one in MS?
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Rituxan Fails PPMS Trial

Terrible news for those of us suffering from primary progressive. I'm beyond words...

http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/080414/20080414006526.html?.v=1
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pinworm

can anyone help me get pinworm eggs :arrow:
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MS and Insurance issues

Hello Everyone,

I have been a silent follower of MS News for about 2 years now. However this is my first time reaching the community.

My fiance was diagnosed with MS 2 years ago. I am not exactly clear which type her MS is (neither her or her doctors know for sure). She lives in Germany and as you may know, German government covers her medical expenses. She is taking shots (I believe every other ...
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