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to watergypsy

Hey, I sent you a messege
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EBV

Everyone loves EBV...



Selective association of multiple sclerosis withinfectious mononucleosis.

Mult Scler. 2008 Jan 21
Zaadstra BM, Chorus AM, Van Buuren S, Kalsbeek H, van Noort JM.
Department of Prevention and Care, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands and Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands.

Previous studies have suggested an association between multiple sclerosis (MS) and infectious mononucleosis (IM) but data on the exact strength of this association ...
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New therapeutic target

Went to Cambridge today for a check-up. As I came out of the lift I bumped into Raven (Robin) - what a small world.

I have now met four posters on this site - Raven, Muu, Loriyas and Jaded. Can anyone beat that?

I never want to meet Lyon (because of the shiny shirts mainly) or Chris55 (who is a sandwich short of a picnic) - just thinking out loud.

I'd like to meet Jimmylegs ...
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More Worms for Bob

I thought you might find this interesting Bob: an antigen from the eggs of parasitic worms seems to restrict the development of EAE in mice, though not if given after the onset of the disease:
J Neuroimmunol. 2008 Jan 18
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Soluble egg antigen from Schistosoma japonicum modulates the progression of chronic progressive experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis via Th2-shift response.

Zheng X, Hu X, Zhou G, Lu Z, Qiu W, Bao ...
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Does anyone experience dizziness?

I was diagnosed with MS about 5 years ago. I am currently on Avonex and take Low Dose Naltrexone. My biggest sympton of my MS is a feeling of dizziness. Does anyone else experience dizziness and what treatments do you use to help combat that?
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research on genetic differences

I wonder if this will one day be relevant to the study of MS...



Tiny genetic differences have huge consequences

January 21, 2008 - PhysOrg - A study led by McGill University researchers has demonstrated that small differences between individuals at the DNA level can lead to dramatic differences in the way genes produce proteins. These, in turn, are responsible for the vast array of differences in physical characteristics between individuals.

The study, part of ...
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John Hopkins Treatment

Hey folks for those of your with Active MRI's and EDSS's of 4-7 you may want to look at the Revimmune posts if you haven't.

I've been told by John Hopkins to spread the word.
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Differential Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

In looking through one of the other MS sites I noticed the link that I've included below which goes into some valuable MS diagnosing information intended for the neurologist but is interesting to us laypeople.

In the past I've noticed people asking what other diseases can be mistaken with MS and how can they be differentiated? This paper does a good job of answering that question.

What I also find interesting is that one of ...
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Cause of my MS?

I was talking to my brother and he reminded me of something I hadn't thought about for a while. In 2004 I got very sick. I could barely eat, swallow, or drink. I would break into a very cold sweat and sometimes collapse and almost pass out. I went to see a doctor who immediately sent me to the emergency room. They ran a gamut of blood tests and found nothing and thought perhaps it ...
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Exercise and MS

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