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CONGRATULATIONS ART!

By the way, congratulations Art!

This from the Sept. 2007 "Health Informatics Journal" article "Assessing the quality of websites providing information on multiple sclerosis: evaluating tools and comparing sites"
IQ Tool
One quarter of the websites scored zero according to the IQ Tool because they either did
not disclose authorship or did not provide contact details for the author. No website scored
perfect marks of 100, but two websites, Boston Cure and All About Multiple ...
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TRIMESTA

does anyone take this
my girlfriend asked me and i've never heard of it
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To Brock...

Brock--a few months back, you and I had a conversation about my daughter's EDSS score. I thought it was like .06. Just learned my daughter has never been told any of her EDSS scores.

She just ordered copies of all of her medical records from her MS specialist. They only recorded two EDSS scores ?????? The first one was 3.0 not a .06. (This in 2005).

What is also interesting to me is on her ...
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Human-animal embryo research approved

The UK has approved the use of human-animal embryo research. The hybrid will be 99.9% human and 0.1% animal (unlike Lyon (Bob) who is 99.9% animal and 0.1% human).


Human-animal embryo research approved 05 September 2007

Regulators decided on Wednesday to permit in principle the creation of hybrid human-animal embryos for research into illnesses such as Parkinson's, Motor Neurone Disease and Alzheimer's.

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) agreed to allow a specific ...
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Good Article on Emotional Responses to MS

The Rocky Mountain MS Center's Summer 2007 InforMS newsletter (PDF here) has an article in it that I think would be of value to many of the ThisIsMS readers.

I frequently see postings from people who are very distraught by their diagnosis and the uncertainty of the future. They often seem to be chronically distraught. This article has some good tips like this one:

Q: To spend some time mired in anxiety and concern ...
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Brain & Spine MRI Reports

Hello everyone,

I have recently fired my Neurologist and I am now waiting to see another. I recieved my MRI reports and I was wondering if anyone could help interpret or describe them in layman's terms. For that matter any input would be helpful. Thanks!


DATE: 06/06/2007

EXAMINATION - MRI of the whole brain performed without and with intravenous gadolinium protocol.

FINDINGS -

1. There are numerous large round and ovoid areas of abnormal signal ...
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EAE

Now even some of the scientists are realising that the EAE model is pretty much useless.

Targeting Multiple Sclerosis 04 September 2007

A Dr Hadwen Trust-funded pilot study at Imperial College, London, is investigating whether the application of a new molecular technique could replace animal experiments in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) research. MS is a debilitating disease of the nervous system, affecting around 2.5 million people worldwide and with currently no cure. Animal experiments on ...
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Please can you help me with neuro appointment.

Hi there - I am fairly new to this board but would really like some advice on dealing with my neuro appointment next week. I apologise in advance for how long this is but if anyone could give me a bit of guidance I would be very grateful.

I am in the UK and will only have about 15 mins in my first consultation back in the NHS next week... so I am desperately keen ...
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Stem Cell Pharma Inc.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, PARKINSON’S DISEASE AND ALS AMONG DISEASES ADDRESSED IN STEM CELL PHARMA INC.’S NEW EXECUTIVE SUMMARY


Las Vegas, Nv. 8/29/2007 5:34 PM GMT (FINDITT)
The following is the new Executive Summary posted on the Stem Cell Pharma, Inc. (SCPI) website.



STEM CELL PHARMA INC. (SCPI)

Stem Cell Pharma Inc. (SCPI) is a privately held bio-pharmaceutical company founded in May of 2005, with a capitalization of 10 mm shares, out of which 3.3mm are issued ...
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