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Your views on commencing abc's

Hi Everyone,

Sorry about bombarding you all with questions but you all seem to know what's going on with things.

On Friday i will be seeing the neuro to get my lp results and i'm assuming he will discuss with me my options.

If i have ms (which is the most likely scenario) i would like to consider one of the abc drugs in the hope of slowing down the progression of this nightmare disease. ...
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New Molecular Path To Fight Autoimmune Diseases Discovered By Penn Researchers

Main Category: Multiple Sclerosis News
Article Date: 10 Mar 2007 - 10:00 PST

Multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and arthritis are among a variety of autoimmune diseases that are aggravated when one type of white blood cell, called the immune regulatory cell, malfunctions. In humans, one cause of this malfunction is when a mutation in the FOXP3 gene disables the immune cells' ability to function. In ...
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T1 Black holes more relevant than T2

I think this just confirms current understanding:


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Better knowledge of EAE

EAE might not be the best model of MS, but better understanding of it could be a good thing:


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Things that doctors say to patients

Hi Everyone,

I have just got a few questions on my mind that i would rather ask here and not my neuro.

A week ago when i had to go into hospital for iv steroids, lp and vep i spoke to the head neuro there as he hadn't met me before.
He spoke of ms as a disease that you may or may not go on to develop after a CIS or even if you ...
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Nerves must 'shout louder' as we age

To understand what has gone wrong with our bodies, it's crucial to understand what constitutes 'normal' nerve-muscle communication and what happens during ageing, as this prof is doing...

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Cautious optimism about myelin repair

No full text article, but still quite nice to hear:


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Reminder to neuros

I'm a bit hesitant about posting this because it's about those of us at the extreme end of the MS spectrum. Please remember that it's very, VERY unlikely to be you or to paint a picture of your future, but until we are finally rid of this disease, (which won't be too long, I'm sure), it's just a reminder to neurologists that while we are waiting, we have to live a life, and some of ...
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Unsure of my options in Australia

Hi Everyone,

I'm Elly. I'm 35 and have 2 beautiful little boys.
I have had an Episode of altered sensation that has been investigated with an mri which showed 2 areas of inflammation on the brain and 2 in the spine. I had an lp last week and i will get the results next week. Blood tests have been normal.

I have been told by my neurologist that we just need to wait and see. ...
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Procedure for stiff muscles

Not sure I'd want to go this route but it does make sense

New Way To Fight Stiff Muscles
Pocatello, Idaho
Story Published: Mar 5, 2007 at 5:19 PM MST

By Sarah Schwabe

Portneuf Medical Center is now offering a procedure that promises relief for people with multiple sclerosis or spinal cord injuries. It's a simple surgery where doctors place a medicine pump in the patient's abdomen.

As KIDK Newswatch 3's Sarah Schwabe reports, this ...
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