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HHV6

A bit of an update of progress in HHV6 research.



Highlights from 5th International Conference on HHV-6 and -7.

Herpes. 2006 Nov;13(3):81-2.
Komaroff A, Jacobson S, Ablashi V, Yamanishi K.
Harvard MEdical School, Boston, MA, USA.

This article reports on key presentations at the 5th International Conference on Human Herpesvirus (HHV)-6 and -7, organized by the HHV-6 Foundation. New assays for HHV-6 and -7 promise to be more accurate and better able to distinguish between ...
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MS Society Research Summary 2006

A little PR summary of MS research from the NMSS.



2006 - A Very Good Year in MS Research

Dec. 7 -- PRNewswire -- During 2006, rapid research progress was made in the fields of science and medicine that impact understanding and treatment of multiple sclerosis, an unpredictable neurological disease. The National MS Society invested over $42 million this year to support more than 350 new and ongoing MS research projects as part of its ...
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Molecule Linked To Autoimmune Disease Relapses Identified...

Molecule Linked To Autoimmune Disease Relapses Identified At Stanford

The ebb and flow of such autoimmune diseases as multiple sclerosis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis has long been a perplexing mystery. But new findings from the Stanford University School of Medicine bring scientists closer to solving the puzzle, identifying a molecule that appears to play a central role in relapses.

The study, to be published in the Dec. 3 advance online edition of Nature Immunology, lays ...
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Bromley is back

Ian

I see that you are online. Tell us everything about your experience in the trial.

gwa :D
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diet for robbie

robbie,

Here are a couple of articles I am posting in response to your question about diet and MS. I have known for years that John Hopkins uses a high fat diet to stop seizures in children. Something is going on in the brains to rewire these kids so that the seizures stop.

It has been awhile since I read about this treatment, but I do remember that after a year or so of the ...
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Interesting MH treatment

I work for the SC Dept. of Mental Health. Found this article regarding the "brain" very interesting. I do recall--years ago--a woman MS was struck by lightening. She never had any MS problems again. What they DON'T know about the brain......
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Newsweek, 12/11/06 Edition
Magnets: A New Depression Treatment?
An experimental treatment offers promise for some patients whose depression resists standard medications and shock therapy.
By Michael Craig Miller, M.D., Newsweek

Dec. 11, 2006 ...
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Connectivity Map

This looks like an interesting effort to measure the effect of drugs on genes and tie the results to what is known about the genetics of diseases.



The Connectivity Map: using gene-expression signatures to connect small molecules, genes, and disease.

Science. 2006 Sep 29;313(5795):1929-35.
Lamb J, Crawford ED, Peck D, Modell JW, Blat IC, Wrobel MJ, Lerner J, Brunet JP, Subramanian A, Ross KN, Reich M, Hieronymus H, Wei G, Armstrong SA, Haggarty SJ, Clemons ...
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New discovery about autoimmune relapses

Interesting discovery about the role of osteopontin in relapses.



Molecule linked to autoimmune disease relapses identified at Stanford

Dec 3/06 -- STANFORD, Calif. -- The ebb and flow of such autoimmune diseases as multiple sclerosis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis has long been a perplexing mystery. But new findings from the Stanford University School of Medicine bring scientists closer to solving the puzzle, identifying a molecule that appears to play a central role in relapses.

The ...
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