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Using Crowdfunding to Raise Money for MS Clinical Trial

Pledge drive underway on crowdfunding website to raise money for MS clinical trial from Tisch MS Center. Hope more donors sign up. Link below.

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/tisch ... -sclerosis
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Tisch MS Center Raising Money for Stem Cell Trial

link below shows the progress to date on their crowdfunding pledge drive for their upcoming stem cell trial. Hope more people donate to fund their clinical trial.

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/tisch ... -sclerosis
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Intrathecal steroid treatment for progressive MS

Müller et al. Reduction in the free radical status and clinical benefit of repeated intrathecal triamcinolone acetonide application in patients with progressive multiple sclerosis. Clin Neuropharmacol. 2014;37(1):22-5

BACKGROUND: Previous open trials performed repeated intrathecal application of the sustained release steroid triamcinolone acetonide every third day in MSers with progressive multiple sclerosis and described enhanced walking abilities.

OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this study were to demonstrate the efficacy of 5 triamcinolone administrations every other day and ...
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Injection Tracking App for Windows 8 mobile devices

I created this app for myself to plan and track my Copaxone injections. It may help you too. The app is patterned after the shot book from Shared Solutions. I've filled out 5 copies of that but I like using my app better. I find that I'm able to follow the planned shot rotation better and I take much better notes because the app makes it easy.

NOTE: I have updated my app to handle ...
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new research: short bursts of exercise improve MS fatigue

http://msj.sagepub.com/content/early/20 ... 4.abstract
Pragmatic intervention for increasing self-directed exercise behaviour and improving important health outcomes in people with multiple sclerosis: a randomised controlled trial

Abstract


Background: Exercise programmes that can demonstrate evidence of long-lasting clinical effectiveness are needed for people with multiple sclerosis (PwMS).


Objective: The objective of this study was to assess the effects of a practically implemented exercise programme on self-directed exercise behaviour and important health outcomes ...


Exercise

Dr. Mercola tell us the importance of exercise in protecting our health. Yoga, walking, tai chi or anything to keep the blood flowing in the body is a good thing.

http://fitness.mercola.com/sites/fitnes ... =467833898
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MS or Not that is the BIG question.....

Hello everyone, I'm completely new to this site as well as the MS community. I've decided to do my intro here because I've yet to be diagnosed with MS. So here is my story. I'm 33 year old female, mother of 3 wonderful kids, engaged to a wonderful man, who has been my rock through all of this. I have recently experienced my very first MS symptom, which happened back in Feb. of this year. ...
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Hydration - more to it than you may think

Even if you’re not exercising, you lose about 10 cups of water each day, according to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
http://experiencelife.com/article/how-to-hydrate/


I have stopped drinking reverse osmosis filtered water and the positive results on my hydration status and well being have been shocking.

April 11 2014 --- I just ran across this on TiMS http://www.thisisms.com/forum/chronic-cerebrospinal-venous-insufficiency-ccsvi-f40/topic15613.html
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A serious Question

Hello - I am new to this - I would really like some opinions about my circumstance. I was diagonised in 2002 at age 31. I used betaferon for about 5 years with a relapse every 12 months ( summertime in Australia) I switched to tysabri in about 2008 which worked wonders for me. I only had 1 flare up which required steroids, however, I have a weak left leg as the result. After 60 ...
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Any suggestions/opinions?

Hello. I'm going to try and make this as detailed, yet on pointe as I can so I'm not bombarding you with information. I just need to get a few questions answered and I'd also like some suggestions or a list of things that I should tell my doctor about. I'm just starting this journey, so bear with me. I'll ask the questions after I include a brief history and list of symptoms I'm experiencing ...
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