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Pregnancy hormones

Research is coming through thick and fast at the moment.

Ian


Pregnancy hormone key to repairing nerve cell damage 19 February 2007

New research offers hope for treatment for multiple sclerosis and other neurological disorders.

The mystery of why multiple sclerosis (MS) tends to go into remission while women are pregnant may be the secret to overcoming the devastating neurodegenerative disease, according to University of Calgary researchers who have shown that a pregnancy-related hormone ...
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Promoting myelin repair

This sounds interesting, mind you, it would be much more interesting if I was a mouse...



A recombinant human IgM promotes myelin repair after a single, very low dose.

J Neurosci Res. 2007 Feb 15;
Warrington AE, Bieber AJ, Ciric B, Pease LR, Van Keulen V, Rodriguez M.
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

A recombinant human monoclonal IgM, rHIgM22, promotes the synthesis of new ...
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IGF-1R in Graves Disease

Possible links with MS?

Researchers Identify Factor In Pathogenesis Of Graves' Disease

Science Daily — Investigators at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed) have found evidence that continues to implicate insulin-like growth factor receptor (IGF-1R) in the development of Graves' disease.

In previous research published in the Journal of Immunology, Terry J. Smith, M.D. and Raymond Douglas, M.D., Ph.D. have identified the interaction between immunoglobulins and IGF-1R as a ...
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Nerve stuff

Getting On Your Nerves ... And Repairing Them 16 February 2007

In a study to be published in the March 2007 issue of The FASEB Journal, scientists from East Carolina University report that a key molecular mechanism, RNA interference (RNAi), plays a role in the regeneration and repair of periphery nerves, which are the nerves located outside of the brain and spinal column. This research may lead to new therapies that manipulate RNAi to ...
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my girlfriend

My girlfriend just broke up with me after 3 years.I have spms and i was diagnosed in 2005 and it has gotten real bad. Today was the worst day ever. Today I hate my life. :( :( :(
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Stem Cell Advances in Treating Alzheimer's and Multiple Scle

I add this link with great skepticism and I suggest that it be read in the same light. http://www.emediawire.com/releases/2007/2/emw505510.htm

Bob
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Luck ran out

So I almost made it two years since my CIS. For about a week now I've had a mild burning sensation on my skin from the top of my right foot up to about my knee, but it is only on the right side of my right leg. It then also affects my right cheek on my buttocks, and that is it. It is not numb to the touch, I can pinch or scratch and ...
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'Permanent Arrest' May be Temporary

I didn't know there was such a thing as "Permenant Arrest" but this seems to shoot that theory.
Bob

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Neurology/M ... is/tb/5076
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Predicting atrophy

Hi all,

I keep hearing about 'underlying' or 'insidious' disease activity, which occurs continuously, (even in RRMS). In this editorial, they almost admit to being distracted by T1 and T2 lesions at the expense of awareness of total brain atrophy, but it seems that measuring volume and T2 load at diagnosis can predict later volume loss,



http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=62916

Dom.
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