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Christmas Dinner

This is making the rounds...

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Gilenya users be on alert for shingles!

The issue of zoster risk has come to the fore with fingolimod because of two fatal cases. One involved a clinical trial participant who died of a disseminated primary VZV infection in 2008 after taking the drug for 10 months. The second was reported in April 2013 and involved a case of reactivated zoster infection in a patient who had taken fingolimod in a postmarketing observational study for 6 months following treatment with natalizumab ...
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MS clusters and rivers?

Hi there,

does anyone know if there is an explanation for possible MS clusters along rivers? They are mentioned for example in this paper:

I also asked around a polish support group and it seems there are indeed people that live very near to rivers (water reservoirs in general). Me being one of them as well - living ca 200 meters to a river. Is there an explanation ...
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Novel brain measurement software used in major MS study

Icometrix, a biotechnology company focused on unique projects for diagnosing and treating multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, has designed new software for the measurement of brain lesions and brain volumes and their changes over time. MS, a chronic and neurological condition that affects about 2.5 million people throughout the world, is often first detected in patients at a young age, and the company expects to improve diagnosis and treatment options with the measurements...... Read More - ...
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Please, help me...

Hello everyone, and Merry Christmas!

My name is Stephanie, and I am desperate. I am tired of feeling like a hypochondriac that can do absolutely nothing but sleep for a few hours at a time. My doctor treats me like I am crazy, and I feel like he is just placating me with various medications to try and find something that works.

But let me start from the beginning...

I am 43 years old, and ...
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Read more : HERBAL MEDICINE TO TREAT ALS, AND MS | Views : 342 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Natural Approach

my life sort of

So when I turned 18 I started getting into the party lifestyle. I enjoyed my first drink. Went on my first dates. Smoked for the first time, ext. Until one day after drinking I woke up and everything looked a little different. When I looked down the street I could see multiples of everything. This gave me great anxiety back then. When I looked at street signs there were doubles, above, below, side to side, ...
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Tingling face-diagnosed with MS 5 days ago-booooooooo

I was diagnosed a few days ago. Boo. I started getting these "hot spots" like burning areas in random places that would come and go a few years ago. This year they were more frequent. They would last anywhere from 5 hours to a couple of days. I also had a little tingling in both hands that would come and go plus arm/leg weak feeling a few times that would be random and last a ...
Read more : Tingling face-diagnosed with MS 5 days ago-booooooooo | Views : 340 | Replies : 7 | Forum : Introductions

NAC in Neuro disorders

N‐acetylcysteine (NAC) in neurological disorders: mechanisms of action and therapeutic opportunities - Bavarsad Shahripour - 2014 - Brain and Behavior - Wiley Online Library ... 2/brb3.208

Someone made reference to NAC Amide NACA. NACA apparently crosses the BBB.
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Seroquel, to remyelinate?

The Drug, Seroquel, is being tested for remyelination, in mice with EAE.
I am taking this drug, and hating it. A web search for Seroquel multiple sclerosis turned this up.
Silver lining, maybe?
Read more : Seroquel, to remyelinate? | Views : 359 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Drug Pipeline


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