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DIRECT-MS Presentation

DIRECT-MS would like to offer their latest presentation, Potential Therapeutic Characteristics of Pre-agricultural Diets in the Prevention and Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. The format is a Voiced PowerPoint presentation (‘Webcast’) and the webcast is narrated by Dr Loren Cordain of the Colorado State University. Dr Cordain is a world renowned expert on health and the original human diet and is the author of the “Paleo Diet” and “The Paleo Diet for Athletes”.

Dr Cordain explains ...
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Money for brain repair

Good to see valuable research getting some money. Dr. V. Wee Yong in Calgary is one of the minocycline researchers and has done a lot on MMP-9, among other things.



NeuroScience Canada Awards $3 million to Two Brain Repair Program Research Teams

Marketwire - Oct. 30, 2007 - The Hon. Michael J. L. Kirby, Chair of the Board of Directors of NeuroScience Canada, is pleased to announce the recipients of two grants of $1.5 million ...
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Does anyone read these?!?!?

I posted on the REBIF specific message board literally 100 years ago and no one posted back. I feel kind of like if a tree falls down in the forest and no one is there to hear it does it make a sound when it falls?!?! Yes, that's right I'm philosophical too!!
Kelli
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An LDN question, that's been bugging me for a while..

Hi there,
I'm not particularly an LDN sceptic (I'd take it if I had PPMS,after all there's nothing else right now), but there is a point that's been bugging me for quite some time.

Is there any clinical proof that LDN can't be taken with interferons?

Now, I'm asking this because in the UK, the main LDN prescribing doctors hold this view. The CRAB drugs have only been widely available in the UK since 2002, ...
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Any thoughts on diets and MS?

Hi gang,

I'm wondering what the take on affecting MS by modifying your diet is?

My sister, who is big on natural cures and such, gave me a copy of a book (Healing Multiple Sclerosis) by Ann Boroch that claims MS is caused by overgrowth of Candida albicans in the gut. She also claims that by modifing your diet to reduce its presence, you can actually "cure" your MS.

I'm skeptical at best. Anyone seen ...
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New method for gene therapy

A large number of genes has been implicated in the pathology of MS, and it might not be too long before we're ready to start trying to repair some of them. However, delivering them and maintaining their function has been a major hurdle, but now headway is being made in solving that particular problem:
Public release date: 25-Oct-2007


Contact: Simi Singer
simi.singer@cshs.org
310-423-4768
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
New study shows that ...
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worried about work :( ...brain fog

Hi everyone,

I'm getting a bit worried about my job. I really really love it, its just I'm starting to make some mistakes which I know is cos this MS gives me what I call brain fog...I just can't work things out logically and I'm so worried I'll do something seriously wrong and get fired.

I can't talk to my manager or anything, what can they do? And also Id worry that they would make ...
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ACP

Good to see the Accelerated Cure Project repository is being used to good effect.

Gene Logic Identifies Gene Expression Patterns Associated with Multiple Sclerosis in Blood Cells 26 October 2007

Company Is Collaborating with Accelerated Cure Project for Follow-On Studies Using Blood Samples.

Gene Logic Inc.announced today that it has identified gene expression patterns in white blood cells (WBC) that are statistically associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), a disease of the central nervous system ...
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Interleukin-1

Whenever injury occurs to brain tissue inflammation occurs in response, (and "injury" can include neurodegeneration – neurons dying due to some other cause), IL – 1 is activated and appears to prolong and enhance the inflammation to the point where it becomes damaging. Inhibiting it using IL – 1 RA might be a way to minimize the damage:

Biochem Soc Trans. 2007 Oct;35(Pt 5):1122-6
Authors: Simi A, Tsakiri N, Wang P, Rothwell NJ
Inflammation occurs ...
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