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MS healing dream

After the Neurologist gave me the MS verdict in December 1981 I had the following dream. I had been running down a track when I was forced off to the side, I couldn’t keep up. After watching the roaring crowd race by, my body sank deep into the warm moist earth, curling up into a hard round tulip bulb. I would wait hidden until spring.

And spring did come. After a year of detoxification and ...
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MS drug MIS416 benefits from compassionate use...

Multiple sclerosis drug MIS416 benefits from compassionate use in progressive MS

Innate Immunotherapeutics drug candidate for secondary progressive multiple sclerosis continues to benefit patients being treated on compassionate grounds in New Zealand.

It is also providing the company with strong data and results from use of MIS416 which show the majority of patients in the program are benefitting from its use.

Of the 24 patients using drug candidate MIS416, 15 were previously subjects in the ...
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Myelin repair in mice enhanced .....

Myelin repair in mice enhanced using stem cells and other novel approaches

Two teams of researchers report success in stimulating the repair of nerve-insulating myelin in mouse models of MS. Myelin is a major target of immune attacks in MS, and although these are early results and further work is needed, these findings show some promise for strategies to repair damage and restore function for people with multiple sclerosis......... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/myelin
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iPad performance testing in MS

In the not-too-distant future, patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) may simply strap on an iPad to complete their balance and walking tests, without the need for a technician.

The test results would be automatically uploaded to a clinical or research database, eliminating the chance of human error.

And patients may be doing the tests in the comfort of their own home, eliminating the need to visit a clinic, a boon to those living in rural ...
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Could brain imaging help treat MS-related depression?

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can predict responses to depression treatment in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to Anthony Feinstein, Professor at the Department of Psychiatry of the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre & the University of Toronto. In the presentation “Depression in MS: Is brain imaging helpful?” at this year’s 2014 CMSC ACTRIMS Annual Meeting in Dallas, the researcher argued that continuing to image and document brain function will help in the diagnosis and treatment ...
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Oceans of Hope sets sail on circumnavigation for MS

The Danish yacht, Oceans of Hope, has set sail from Copenhagen on a historic global voyage. It is the first ever circumnavigation of the world by a yacht crewed by people with multiple sclerosis (MS)..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Positive top-line results in phase III Daclizumab high-Yield

Positive top-line results in phase III Daclizumab high-Yield process study in MS

Biogen Idec and AbbVie ABBV announced positive top-line results from the Phase 3 DECIDE clinical trial, designed to evaluate the superiority of once-monthly, subcutaneous daclizumab high-yield process (DAC HYP) when compared to intramuscular interferon beta-1a (IFN β-1a), as a potential treatment for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), the most common form of multiple sclerosis (MS). Results showed that DAC HYP was superior on the ...
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Is it time to rethink the MS immune cell theory?

Rituximab Efficiently Depletes Increased CD20-Expressing T Cells in Multiple Sclerosis Patients.

Palanichamy A, Jahn S, Nickles D, Derstine M, Abounasr A, Hauser SL, Baranzini SE, Leppert D, von Büdingen HC.

Abstract

In multiple sclerosis (MS), B cell-depleting therapy using monoclonal anti-CD20 Abs, including rituximab (RTX) and ocrelizumab, effectively reduces disease activity.

Based on indirect evidence, it is generally believed that elimination of the Ag-presenting capabilities and Ag nonspecific immune functions of B cells underlie the ...
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Parasitic worm in pigs could help relieve symptoms of MS

The pig whipworm could help treat people suffering from arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and autism.<br><br>

Medical experts are excited at the unlikely new hope a parasitic worm found in pigs could offer across a suite of illnesses and ailments.<br><br>

University of Melbourne has for the first time mapped the genes of the pig whipworm, which could lead to new drugs and treatments for auto-immune disorders...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/endoparasites
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Proving you have MS over and over...

I was Dx with MS on July 2001, It took 10 yrs to figure it out ..... I had alot a doctors tell me that they believe that the pain and problems were all in my head... I was vry discouraged cuz I knew that something was wrong with me but I just didnt know what it was.... One day my husband suggested that it was MS and I was in denial cuz MS scared ...
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