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Okay it's with the mouse model, but it's Mayo Clinic which is highly respected. And we need cheering up. Lots more articles due end of this week with the ECTRIMS conference.


Antibody leads to repair of myelin sheath in lab study of multiple sclerosis and related disorders 09 October 2007

Mayo Clinic researchers have found that a human antibody administered in a single low dose in laboratory mouse models can repair myelin, the ...
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DNA Plasmid Vaccination for Multiple Sclerosis

not really sure where to put this article...unfortunately, i am only able to get part of the article...tried to google the title, but had little is the link and what i was able to find: ... 64/10/1385

In this issue of the Archives, Bar-Or and coworkers1 report on a successful attempt to induce antigen-specific tolerance with a DNA encoding myelin basic protein (MBP) vaccine in patients with ...
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new campaign in the UK

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Out of Africa

AllyB wrote: and certainly did not want to be seen as some shyster trying to extort money from sick people... Shocked
Hi Ally,
Well, that does go on here from time to time and people do get rightly upset about it, but in those cases it's obvious that there is no underlying humor involved.

Besides, this exact subject has come up before (chocolate vs MS) and I think it was agreed that in regards to chocolate, ...
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NK cells

UC researchers land grant to study 'natural killer cells' in Multiple Sclerosis 05 October 2007

University of Cincinnati researchers will use a $1.7 million grant to see if natural killer cells, a first line of defense against infection, also provide protection against multiple sclerosis and related chronic inflammation.
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke awarded the five-year grant to Dr. Bibiana Bielekova, a UC associate professor of neurology and director of the ...
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Spinal Tap Next Week - A few questions!

Hi! I have been undergoing testing for MS due to left sided numbness and pins/needles and left sided weekness. My first brain MRI showed lesions consistant with demylinating disease. I have been checked for ON, which was negative. I am waiting on 2 MRI's for my C Spine and T Spine.

I have a spinal tap scheduled for 10/11 at my neurologist's office. He is going to do the tap in the office and I ...
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What is this? I have seen it in a couple posts. Is it a supplement? How does it help?

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minocycline (for stroke)

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SF1019 and Alan Osmand's date has passed...

Another post reminded me of the statement on Alan Osmand's web site of up and coming info on sf1019, so I went back to check it out, only to be disappointed.
alanosmand wrote:Hello! It's August 16th,
Within the next 2-3 weeks, I'll have information on this website, that will be directing you to the appropriate website by Argyll BioTechnologies that contains information about the scientific breakthrough drug that I have been working with the last ...
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Antibody Promotes Remyelination

Preclinical Study Published in Nature Medicine Shows Anti-LINGO-1 Antibody Promotes Remyelination
Suggests Potential Role in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis and Other
Demyelinating Diseases

CAMBRIDGE, MASS., September 30 /CNW/ - Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) announced today the publication of findings from a preclinical study reporting that the anti-LINGO-1 antibody can promote spinal cord remyelination and axonal integrity, suggesting a potential role as a treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) and other demyelinating diseases of the central ...
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