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Another EBV MS link

Epstein-Barr Virus Could Boost Multiple Sclerosis Risk
04.10.06, 12:00 AM ET

MONDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to the Epstein-Barr virus, which often causes mononucleosis in young adults, may double the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) 15 to 20 years later, researchers report.

In the United States, as many as 96 percent of adults between 35 and 40 years of age have been infected with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Many children become infected with ...
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new Ask the Expert tool

Thought some of you might be interested if this has not already been posted.This link works the one further down the page does not

http://www.msanswers.ca/?L=2

Dear JOHN,

Learning for Life is a new, client-focused educational series, developed to find new ways to reach the MS community – especially those living with MS in remote areas of Canada.

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is thrilled to announce the launch ...
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ABX data

See this link... May be relevant to those who are looking in to CPn and ABX..



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FREE Multiple Sclerosis Polls Yahoo group!

There is a great group of people with over 400 members, all with MS.

Great polls, the best links, symptoms database which lists member symptoms.

For people with MS only. If you have not joined already here is the link:

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/mu ... osispolls/
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Interesting use of technology from the AAN Meeting

This abstract talks about using chip arrays to look at CSF. It seems that technology like this should enable a more thorough analysis of what's really going on at a protein-level...I think...



Identification of CSF Proteome Modifications in Multiple Sclerosis Using a Protein Chip Array Technology

Arnaud Lacour, Lille, Nord, France, Didier Lefranc, Jerome De Seze, Brigitte Onraed, Sylvain Dubucquoi, Gilbert Briand, Lionel Prin, Patrick Vermersch, Lille, France

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study ...
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Testosterone

Dear all,

I am off to Mauritius on Wednesday so will not be logging on again until after Easter (admit it you're all jealous).

The research is coming in thick and fast so I'll be interested to see what else has arrived when I return.

But here's one for my best friend Sharon - she's big on hormones and it looks like she's be barking up the right tree. As usual a small trial, but ...
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EBV

I was in contact today with one of my neuros who is holding an EBV / MS think-tank in May. He said that a lot of research in this area had been undertaken by a Dr Sven haahr (Danish). I did a search on Dr haahr and the first article on the list was:

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I think the phrase is what goes around comes around!

Ian
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MRI Accuracy

This is a very interesting study that questions the accuracy of MRIs in diagnosing MS. Isn't one of the measures in the clinical trials of all these MS drugs the number of lesions that appear on an MRI??!! Hmmm...

Harry

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Study Questions The Accuracy Of MRI In Diagnosis Of MS After First Neurologic Event

The accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging might not be great enough to confirm a diagnosis of MS, based ...
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