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A team of OTTAWA doctors is preparing to publish a full report on breakthrough M.S treatment study that has so far eliminated in this disease in those treated.
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Read more : OTTAWA DOCTORS BEHIND BREAKTHROUGH M.S STUDY | Views : 141 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Stem Cells

A new mouse model for Multiple Sclerosis fatigue?

Researchers presented a new mouse model for fatigue at the 2014 Society for Neuroscience meeting. The model is the first of its kind and works by manipulating the pro-inflammatory cytokine interleukin-1β.

There’s a new animal model coming down the pike that may be of use to multiple sclerosis researchers. At the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) annual meeting in Washington, D.C., researchers announced that they have developed a new mouse model for fatigue. This is the ...
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Could alcohol reduce the risk of getting MS?

A study by Dr. Anna Karin Hedström and a team of researchers from Sweden's Karolinska Intstitute have discovered a possible link between alcohol consumption and a reduction in the risk of having multiple sclerosis, the degenerative disease of the central nervous system.

According to the abstract of the study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the researchers' goal was to “investigate the possible association of alcohol consumption with the risk of developing ...
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Remyelination: new research from Karolinska Institute

New research from the Karolinska Institute shows us, once again, that human and mouse brains are not the same. Past assumptions about remyelination have been incorrect. Attempting to understand remyelination in the human brain using a mouse model simply does not work.

But there are things humans can do to remyelinate their own brains---and it's all about using the brain, and plasticity.

Here's the new research, which is calling into question all MS specialists thought ...
Read more : Remyelination: new research from Karolinska Institute | Views : 315 | Replies : 7 | Forum : General Discussion

Diagnosed a week ago

Hello there! This is all extremely new to me...I'm 32, and just left Arizona at the end of October to move in with my boyfriend in Iowa City, IA. A few days before our departure in AZ, I felt a tingle in the bottom of my feet that, within a matter of days, prevented me from walking correctly with horrible numbness. I was told it was sciatic pain in the ER (the MRI they did ...
Read more : Diagnosed a week ago | Views : 103 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Introductions

Surprised by diagnosis, no symptoms, is Tysabri right for me

Hi friends, over the past 3 weeks, after an unexpected MRI result for a different issue showed lesions on C4 and my brain and my spinal fluid was positive, I was diagnosed with MS. I have no symptoms other than GI issues a year ago that were fairly serious and led to a temporary colostomy. But I am not aware of neurological symptoms. I am 48, active, my kids are ages 9-15. My doctor is ...

Tongue shocks hasten healing

A little-known fact: the tongue is directly connected to the brain stem. This anatomical feature is now being harnessed by scientists to improve rehabilitation.

A team at the University of Wisconsin–Madison recently found that electrically stimulating the tongue can help patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) improve their gait. MS is an incurable disease in which the insulation around the nerves becomes damaged, disrupting the communication between body and brain. One symptom is loss of muscle ...
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Clinical focus in MS: Novel approaches to progressive MS

Clinical focus in MS: Novel approaches to progressive disease

Although the drug development pipeline still contains numerous products intended for patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), the consensus among clinicians is that relapses can be effectively squelched in nearly all RRMS patients with the dozen or so currently approved therapies.

Patients now have a choice between injectables and oral drugs, and within the injectable class there is a range of dosing intervals and delivery types ...
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Comparative absorption of curcumin formulations

Using absorption enhanced forms of curcumin makes a difference. ... -13-11.pdf

Background: The potential health benefits of curcumin are limited by its poor solubility, low absorption from the gut, rapid metabolism and rapid systemic elimination. The purpose of this study was the comparative measurement of the increases in levels of curcuminoids (curcumin, demethoxycurcumin, bisdemethoxycurcumin) and the metabolite tetrahydrocurcumin after oral administration of three different curcumin formulations in comparison ...
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