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MS-UK Job Vacancy

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MS-UK have a job vacancy for a Community and Events Fundraiser.

Full details - http://www.ms-uk.org/vacancies
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Online Dating with MS

Online Dating with MS

New Pathways magazine is planning a feature about dating, particularly internet or online dating if you have MS. The magazine is looking for two or three people with MS who have dated online and their experiences – either good or bad.

There has been a big rise in online dating recently and it has many advantages if you have a mobility problem because you can “date from your desk”. You don’t ...
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my ms story

Since i was 13 I had crazy eye problem.Sometimes they were so painful that I couldn't go to class or move my eye. These eye pains would come out of nowhere and last only for a few days. I just kept living a normal life. I have also been known to fall a lot but never thought anything of it.When I turned 20 the falls came more often. But again I didn't think anything of ...
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Ebola Concerns While on Immunosuppressants?

Is anyone else concerned about Ebola while on immunosuppressant's to treat MS? I was diagnosed with MS about a month ago (although my doc says I have probably had it for about 10 years) and am about to start Tecfidera for treatment. I know the purpose of treatment is to suppress the immune system so it stops attacking the nervous system. Now, with the growing cases of Ebola, and hearing the possibility that it will ...
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Possible new target for Multiple Sclerosis treatment

A study published in the October, 2014 issue of Nature Medicine points to a new target for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (M.S.). Inhibiting this target, in a mouse model of the disease, was shown to inhibit the disease in its most advanced stages.

The landmark paper, “B4GALT6 regulates astrocyte activation during CNS inflammation,” was authored by Lior Mayo, Francisco J. Quinta et al. at Harvard Medical School. Abdolmohamad Rostami, M.D. Ph.D., professor and chair ...
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New MS Research into cytokine regulation, neuroprotection...

New MS Research into cytokine regulation, neuroprotection, tolerance induction

Evotec AG, a German company specializing in the provision of drug discovery resources to biotech companies and learning institutions, announced that is going to begin three new research projects for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), which will be supported by funds from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Working with MS

Hello,

I am brand new to this forum, as I have not yet been formally diagnosed with MS. However, for the past six months I have been having symptoms that include: numbness, pain, excessive sweating and sensitivity to room temperature, fatigue, loss of vision and hearing, twitching, weakness, memory loss, and lack of my ability to focus. This past week, I have had six seizures, and have been in the ER twice. My doctors are ...
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COULD M.S BEGIN IN THE GUT

HI Friends http://www.scientificamerican.com/artic ... n-the-gut/
MS researchers are focusing on the Gut's micro biome as possible contributor to the bodies autoimmune attack on its nervous system Please read more from the attached
regards
seeva
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Could Multiple Sclerosis begin in the gut?

MS researchers are focusing on the content of the gut’s microbiome as a possible contributor to the body’s autoimmune attack on its nervous system.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an electrical disorder, or rather one of impaired myelin, a fatty, insulating substance that better allows electric current to bolt down our neurons and release the neurotransmitters that help run our bodies and brains. Researchers have speculated for some time that the myelin degradation seen in MS ...
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