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Ms incidence in non related partners

Does anyone.know how common.it is for either married or long term living together couples to both be diagnosed with MS? Mypartner and I had been living.together for about 17 years when he was diagnosed aged 42, three years later, I too was diagnosed at the same age. I still havent come to terms with how this can happen and feel that we have either both been exposed to an environmental toxin or both had the ...
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New treament forum - Medical Marijauna

We now have a new forum focusing on discussion of medical marijuana in the treatment of MS.

http://www.thisisms.com/forum/medical-marijuana-f60/
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‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ badge launched across TfL network

A new badge specially designed to make travelling easier for people who find it difficult to stand has been officially launched by Transport for London...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/%E2%80%98please-offer-me-seat%E2%80%99-badge-launched-across-tfl-network-030517
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100 metros

A good movie; with subject MS and the man who did triathlon. Originally in Spanish; if a problem it is available with subtitles in English; and also a dubbed French version.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5089786/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1


Excerpt of the epilogue (sorry the caps but it is written this way):

RAMÓN FINISHED AN IRONMAN,
4 MARATHONS, 8 OLYMPIC TRIATHLONS,
5 HALF IRONMANS, AND 16 HALF MARATHONS.
HE SPENT 3 YEARS WITHOUT RELAPSES.
THEN THEY ...
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Signs of MS can be spotted five years before onset

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) can show signs of something being wrong five years before the onset of disease, much earlier than previously thought, according to a new analysis of health records from people with the condition...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/signs-ms-can-be-spotted-five-years-onset-250417
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MS Nurse quits over caseload four times too big

Lanarkshire’s only specialist MS nurse, Mhairi Coutts, has handed in her notice after working with a caseload of 1,200 patients, which is much larger than the recommended limit...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/ms-nurse-quits-over-caseload-four-times-too-big-250417
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Potential cause found - another RAB32 link

Breakthrough in multiple sclerosis research as scientists discover possible cause of the disease

http://trib.al/NaAauSM

Scientists have long suspected that mitochondria, the energy-creating "powerhouse" of the cell, plays a link in causing multiple sclerosis.

Using human brain tissue samples, researchers at the Universities of Exeter and Alberta found a protein called Rab32 is present in large quantities in the brains of people with MS - but is virtually absent in healthy brain cells.

Where Rab32 is ...
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Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIPD)

Does anyone have any views on the aetiology of Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)? Occurs at about 1/8th the prevalence of MS. Similar symptoms.
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work place accomodation

Hi all, I have been out of the work force for a while. I am giving a shot at trying to get back in and am applying for a position I am doing the dance of trying to down play things, yet having to explain an experience gap. The position is an office job, but the description requires a drivers license. I have spoken with people who have the job, and they say they never ...
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