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Fluo something or other

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Avonex v/s Copaxone in SPMS

I've been Googling all day. I'm not finding much. If you can point me in the right direction, I'd love to have some links. Our Neuro is recommending getting off Avonex and onto Copaxone and maybe adding Novantrone. Right now I'm mainly interested in trying to weigh Avonex v/s Copaxone. I'm not interested in side effects, the goal is walking. Problem is Secondary Progressive MS.

Here's what I've found so far:

1) Avonex is generally ...
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12 tesla MRI

I guess this will help with MS research.

OHSU Joins The NIH In Obtaining A "two-of-a-kind" MRI Magnet

27 Apr 2006 - As OHSU's new Advanced Imaging Research Center (AIRC) continues its expansion, the major component of the final, and most unique instrument for the world-class facility has arrived. On Saturday, April 22, the AIRC took delivery of a 12Tesla (T) magnet, the centerpiece of a rare and cutting-edge MRI system.

"This state-of-the-art 12T system ...
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Chiropractic medicine

Not looking for a MS cure...but I have a lot of muscle tension and pain in my back and hips...numbness/tingling in my hands...any experience with chiropractic adjustment?

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Is MRI really effective in diagnosing MS?

Very interesting information. See link. I would consider this to be very important.
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Given that the Swedes gave us MS (according to some researchers who have tracked the spread), it's good to see that they are doing something to rectify the situation:

Neurons In CNS Can Regulate Immune System And Suppress Inflammatory Conditions Of CNS

The neurons in the central nervous system (CNS) are reported to have a previously unknown ability to regulate the immune system and suppress inflammatory conditions of the CNS.

This was published by ...
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History of EBV and MS

The association between Epstein-Barr Virus and MS has been studied for a long time and continues to be a topic of significant interest. I was curious to see just how long this has been going on. References to EBV and MS in Pubmed start in the mid-1970s.

Anyhow, just for fun (ok, maybe not fun...) here are a few examples of Pubmed article abstracts that are all AT LEAST 20 years old:

Arch Neurol. 1980 ...
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More on insulin

I can't remember, is anyone here interested in the possible role of insulin in MS? This is for you lyndacarol...

Insulin resistance, inflammation, and cognition in Alzheimer's Disease: Lessons for multiple sclerosis.

J Neurol Sci. 2006 Apr 20
Watson GS, Craft S.
Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98108, USA.

Insulin resistance (reduced ability ...
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