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Insulin--Could This Be the Key?

Without a background in science, nevertheless, I try to read material in this area:

One source is InFocus, the quarterly publication of the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (website:; another is the Multiple Sclerosis Quarterly Report (or MSQR) available free to participants in the registry of the North American Research Committee On Multiple Sclerosis (website:, where I first read of the ...
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Nice story

2005 wasn't (in my view) 'momentous' as described by the NMSS. But the following story sort of rounds off the year in a positive(ish) way.
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Multiplesclerosispolls FREE Yahoo Group

Check out the polls at the Multiple sclerosis polls link. Lot of great links as well. :D

Here is the link: ... osispolls/
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Another drug that might help MS and with neuro-protective benefits. It's EPO - the drug used by athletes to improve performance - All you Canadians should give Ben Johnson a call (he may have soem left)

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MS and the pill

It must be a slow news day as the BBC is running a story which I'm sure came out a few months ago. I'm sure my wife has some old contracetive pills in the bathroom cabinet - can't see much harm in adding them to the curcumim (other men should check with their doctors - this is not medical advice).
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drug references in NYT article

The New York Times has another installation today of its series on being a patient. It's about hope, and in my opinion, they do a good job of it. They use an example of a woman with SPMS and it turns out to be quite a hopeful story as she regains much movement. They refer to the drug she is on as a pill taken once a day, in clincial trials in the U.S., and ...
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The MSRC 24 hour Telephone Counselling Service

The MSRC 24 Hour Telephone Counselling Service

Please note that the Multiple Sclerosis Resource Centre MS Telephone Counselling Service is available 24 hours a day for 365 days of the year
- so that includes Christmas - 0800 783 0518 and press 1.
If you need to talk the counselling service is always there.

If you don't need a Counsellor but want us to ring you back we will do that over the Christmas and ...
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Meery Xmas and Happy New Year

This is probably my last chance to login before the break so here's wishing a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year to all. Thanks for the interesting, itelligent and thought-provoking reading you've all given me this year - look forward to more in '06.
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Categorizing pain?

From reading this forum, I understand that nobody's MS is the same and perhaps I am still in partial denial of my DX. I believe that the numbness and tingling I have in my hands and arms are attributed to MS. Sometimes they will ache also. I have tingling and numbness in my feet. I have had deep aching in my lower legs, occasional cramping in my feet. I attribute this to MS. I cannot ...
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Unraveling how brain insulation is damaged

Here's an interesting article I just ran across. ... 51221.html

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