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Are you taking Provigil?

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Premature immunosenescence in rheumatoid arthritis and multi

I picked this up on Brenda's LDN site

Patients with MS & RA have Weak Immune Systems. Research reported in the Annals of the N.Y. Academy of Sciences ("Premature Immunosene­scence in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis Patients," June 2005) studied immune system elements in over 130 people—60 patients with rheumatoid arthritis, 32 with multiple sclerosis, and 40 healthy controls. The patients showed evidence of premature aging of the ...
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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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