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Multiple Sclerosis Volunteers NEEDED for online study

Hello all. An important study is posted below.



Researchers from Palo Alto University are conducting a study to learn about how the impact of having Multiple Sclerosis (MS) influences experiences of psychological growth. The research team consists of Leonard Beckum, Ph.D., Matt Cordova, Ph.D., Wendy Packman, J.D., Ph.D., and myself, Jason Zeltser, M.S. I became interested in the experience of those with MS ...
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Scientists identify cause of MS balance problems

New research into the causes of the excessive inflammation that drives multiple sclerosis has identified a faulty "brake" within immune cells, a brake that should be controlling the inflammation. This points to a potential target for developing new therapies to treat MS and could have important implications for other autoimmune diseases, such as the colon disease colitis and the chronic skin condition atopic dermatitis, say researchers..... Read more -
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Discovery of a treatment to block MS progression

A drug that could halt the progression of MS may soon be developed thanks to a discovery by a team at the CHUM Research Centre and the University of Montreal........... Read more -
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Bioness H300 pair size small for sale


My mother in law who was a paraplegic recently passed away. She was using a pair of wired Bioness H300 small. Since we have no use for the pair we are willing to sell. The items are in mint condition, come with their original casing, one charger and some spare pads. If you are interested please contact me at and I will share some pictures with you.

Thank ...
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Hi, I'm new to this! discovered this site by accident.
What is the longest anyone has been on Tysabri?
I have been getting it for 7-8 years.
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Out of control drug costs

MS drugs are expensive and getting more so every year. However, the problem of out of control drug costs is not limited to just MS drugs. It's a problem that's systemic in US health care. For example, Vertex Pharmaceuticals has developed a new drug for cystic fibrosis which has completed successful clinical trials and is pending FDA approval. Once approved, they expect to sell it for $250,000 to $300,000 / year. Note that this doesn't ...
Read more : Out of control drug costs | Views : 126 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Daily Life

Tecfidera and vitiligo

Hello. I am new to this website. Thank you for all the valuable information. I was diagnosed with RRMS 10/13. My neurologist immediately put me on Tecfidera. I was so lucky with the start up of Tecfidera. I had very few side effect and thought I can handle all this. I have been on Tecfidera now 18 months and recently my vitiligo which has been stable over 10 years has exploded all over my body. ...
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Benefits of diagnosis?

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Genzyme and Ablynx form MS pact

Sanofi group Genzyme and Belgian biotech Ablynx have formed a pact to investigate the latter’s nanobodies against a target that plays an important role in MS, in the hope of targeting the neurodegeneration linked with the condition.... Read More -
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New insights into MS treatment

Data from two Novartis phase III clinical trials show that adding brain shrinkage (brain volume loss) to an existing tool to assess multiple sclerosis activity (m-Rio) will give a more precise prediction of the likelihood of future disability progression.... Read More -
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