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Early treatment with Copaxone ‘benefits patients’

Teva has announced new data on the safety and efficacy of Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection) 40mg/mL in patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS)..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/copaxone
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Cooling device ‘not associated with changes in performance’

Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) often have sensitivity to heat that worsens their symptoms.

In earlier studies with MS patients a device system that cools body temperature by chilling one palm proved useful in helping them walk faster and longer...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/mssymptomsresearch


may have to start Gilenya

I registered on this forum largely to find people taking Gilenya and ask about how likely side effects to it are. And WHAT they are most likely to be.
personally I am the side effects queen - to almost all pharmaceuticals. my entire ms history is one with a wide trail of discarded meds I could not tolerate. when I can finally manage to find one that I can tolerate and it works too, I ...
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Fatigue

Hey, guys. One of the symptoms that I find most irritating - the constant fatigue - has been a bit overbearing lately. I was on Amantadine for a time, and it seemed to help, but it lost its effectiveness after a while. I take several supplements, including B12, and was wondering if any of you had positive experience with other vitamins or medications that assisted with fatigue.


Thanks,

Caleb
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Independent review of new MS drugs

Prescrire ("to prescribe" in French) is an international medical journal, which uses evidence based science to make recommendations on drugs. It is written by health care professionals for health care professionals, but it is unique in that it does not accept any pharmaceutical monies for advertising or for payment to reviewers. This journal makes money by having 33,500 subscribers---medical professionals who turn to this journal for unbiased information. This is a completely independent journal---they ...
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Increasing Tysabri dosing interval may cut PML risk

Freedom from relapse was maintained in multiple sclerosis patients on Tysabri who received the infusion drug less frequently than the recommended 4-week interval, with lower risk of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), preliminary results from an ongoing analysis have indicated...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/tysabri


Hospital visits for paediatric MS Patients continue to climb

Although the number of paediatric patients with multiple sclerosis has increased over the years, researchers recently revealed one of the first studies to offer population-based information....... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/paediatric
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HELP with posting + what is subscribing?

when I look at my posts, there are 3. one I initiated in introductions.
but when I look at the thread I posted on, pktpkt it isn't there. i see "subscription", but have no clue what that is. (I have not been on a forum in quite a few years.)
I posted on another thread, and that post IS THERE.

utterly flummoxed
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MRI patterns decipher between MS and VWM

Researchers say they have found evidence that makes it easier to differentiate between multiple sclerosis (MS) and vanishing white matter disease (VWM) – conditions that can show considerable similarities....... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/technology
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