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Japanese Scientists Create Brain Cells from Stem Cells

Japanese Scientists Create Brain Cells from Stem Cells


Japanese scientists create brain cells from stem cells
Posted February 11, 2005 in ALS Research
Copyright 2005 Jiji Press Ltd.
Jiji Press Ticker Service
February 10, 2005, Thursday
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DATELINE: Tokyo, Feb. 10

Using a newly developed cell culture method, mouse ES cells, pluripotent cells that can develop into various tissues and organs, were differentiated into nerve cells at a success rate of 90 ...
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You read this sort of research and you have to conclude that the MS researchers have got years of well-paid work ahead of them.
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Tysabri's BACK!!!!

US OKs resumed sales of Biogen and Elan's Tysabri

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Biogen Idec Inc. and Elan Corp. won permission on Monday to resume sales of their multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri, which was withdrawn last year after it was linked to a rare but potentially fatal brain disease, U.S. regulators said.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tysabri must be sold under a restricted distribution plan to minimize chances of harm. Tysabri should be ...
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What's normal???

John had one bout in 1998 of optic neuritis and then up to 2004 he had mini symptoms that no one ever connected to MS. His last main bout was Aug 2004 when he went lame and had pins and needles. That corrected in June of 2005. I'm knocking on wood as I write this :D but since 2004 we have really had nothing other than ...
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Psychiatric Conditions Other Than

Psychiatric Conditions Other Than Depression Common in Multiple Sclerosis Patients: Presented at ENS
Sleep disorders occurred in 82% of the patients. Significant obsessive-compulsive symptoms were seen in 75%, and 67% had some form of eating disorder.

Depression was present in 61%, so it exceeded many experts' estimates even if it was not the most common single condition in this study, Dr. Pires-Baranta said. Anxiety occurred in 43% and 57% of patients had somatization symptoms. ...
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Article from Psychology/Psychiatry News

An article on the need for new treatments for cognitive disorders in MS and other neurological disorders .

Drug Therapies For Cognitive Disorders - Rehabilitating The Brain
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Main Category: Psychology / Psychiatry News
Article Date: 02 Jun 2006 - 22:00pm (PDT)

Cognitive disorders, such as Parkinson's disease (PD), multiple sclerosis (MS), various dementias, epilepsy, vascular disorders and traumatic brain injuries (TBI), exert a heavy burden ...
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Attn: Females, please give advise on Amenorrhea & MS


I have been experiencing Amenorrhea (no menstrual period) for a few months and I am very curious to know if MS has anything to fo with it. I know Im not preganant, but dont know what to think, any advise would be greatly appreciated... :(
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Temporary Demyelinating Diseases?

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Could this cause MS?

Could the us of EPehdra, Red Bull, or any of those stimulants/supplements, used over a long period of time, cause MS?
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