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2017 study:whole vs refined grain->microbiota,immune markers

Substituting whole grains for refined grains in a 6-wk randomized trial has a modest effect on gut microbiota and immune and inflammatory markers of healthy adults (2017)
fft: https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/105/3/635/4637852

ABSTRACT
Background: Observational studies suggest an inverse association between whole-grain (WG) consumption and inflammation. However, evidence from interventional studies is limited, and few studies have included measurements of cell-mediated immunity.

Objective: We assessed the effects of diets rich in WGs ...
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2017 review: The Role of Plant-Based Foods & Animal Products

yup. i remember when my academic advisor tried to get me to consider balance vs extremism. took me quite a few years and this dx to get over my ideological bs.

Healthy Dietary Patterns for Preventing Cardiometabolic Disease: The Role of Plant-Based Foods and Animal Products
https://academic.oup.com/cdn/article/1/ ... 89/4772172

Abstract
"Diets rich in plant foods are increasingly recommended to lower the risk of cardiometabolic diseases because of strong evidence ...
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Vitamin K

2018 Aug 27
Department of Biological Sciences, Geauga campus, Kent State University, Burton, Ohio
Vitamin K enhances the production of brain sulfatides during remyelination
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30148869

Abstract
The most abundant myelin lipids are galactosylceramides and their sulfated form, sulfatides, which together account for about 27% of the total dry weight of myelin. In this study we investigated the role of vitamin K in remyelination, by using an animal model for ...
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2007 review: Nutritional optic neuropathies

i noticed this in passing early last year - posting again, with more detail:

Nutritional optic neuropathies (2007)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a ... 0X07004595

Nutritional deficiency may be the cause of a genuine optic neuropathy, sometimes associated with involvement of the peripheral nervous system. Nutritional optic neuropathies are usually bilateral, painless, chronic, insidious and slowly progressive. Most often, they present as a non-specific retrobulbar optic neuropathy. The differential diagnosis with other causes ...
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U.S. appeals court invalidates Acorda patents

September 10, 2018
https://www.reuters.com
U.S. appeals court invalidates Acorda patents on MS drug
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-acor ... SKCN1LQ240

A U.S. appeals court on Monday invalidated Acorda Therapeutics Inc patents covering its multiple sclerosis drug Ampyra, opening the door to generic competition for the company’s flagship product.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a lower court ruling that four Acorda patents on ...
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First Injection

Aloha Folks,

I'm new to this. Diagnosed with MS in March, and injected with Avonex for the first time yesterday.
I read that injecting during the day could be preferred, as to allow the body to better thermoregulate and not develop a fever.
The pen is fairly simple to do on your own. Just read the instructions very well, and watch a video if you can. You could also have your doctor help you.
I ...
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After first infusion no change in progression

Hello all after my first infusion five months ago I feel no different at all. I am coming up on my second infusion and was wondering should I even bother?
I feel as if everything is progressing at the same alarming rate. I have been told after the first infusion I should feel better but I am not.
I am PRMS.
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Progressive MS symptoms leading up to not being able to walk

Progressive MS symptoms leading up to not being able to walk.

Hello I was wondering if for those who don’t walk anymore. Anything you can remember leading up to no longer walking? Extreme pain, tightness in the legs/calf? Extreme fatigue beyond MS tired?
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2016 UC Davis: Busting the (Whole) Grain Myth

a very interesting read:

Busting the (Whole) Grain Myth
https://ucdintegrativemedicine.com/2016 ... gs.tE_sDjo
This is the first article in our new Controversies series where we plan to tackle some of the biggest nutritional myths swirling around the three macronutrients—carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.

Today’s topic?

Whole grains.
The subject of a lot of negative press, whole grains have been a staple of the human diet for centuries.
From the Aztecs and ...
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