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Japanese researchers make brain tissues from stem cells!!!!

TOKYO (AFP) – Japanese researchers said Thursday they had created functioning human brain tissues from stem cells, a world first that has raised new hopes for the treatment of disease.

Stem cells taken from human embryos have been used to form tissues of the cerebral cortex, the supreme control tower of the brain, according to researchers at the government-backed research institute Riken.

The tissues self-organised into four distinct zones very similar to the structure seen ...
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cost of Rebif

Is anyone having difficulty affording your rebif right now?
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Clonazepam

Clonazepam ( Klonopin ) is an anticonvulsant primarily used in the treatment of seizure disorders. Clonazepam ( Klonopin ) is a member of a class of drug known as benzodiazepines. This drug may also be used as an antianxiety, for the short-term relief of mild to moderate anxiety. Clonazepam ( Klonopin ) may also be used to treat movement disorders ( e.g., Touette's Syndrome), panic disorder, drug-induced mania, to help resistant depression, nocturnal myoclonus, relieve ...
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Opexa Presentation Nov 11

Opexa to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw 10th Annual Healthcare Conference

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPXA), a company dedicated to the development of patient-specific cellular therapies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and diabetes, today announced that Neil K. Warma, Opexa’s president and chief executive officer, will deliver a corporate presentation at Rodman & Renshaw’s 10th Annual Healthcare Conference. The conference will be held November 10-12, 2008, ...
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Ello!

Hello all I guess this is my intro. My friends have suggested I "team" up with some others like me. So here I am. I have not been offically diagnosed with MS but we all know I have it. I think even the doctors know but arn't diagnosing it just yet. Well there you have it :D

JM
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Grossology by Sylvia Branzei

This proves that I will read anything...because I believe that we might learn an important fact anywhere.

Our local museum had an exhibit, "Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body," this summer. It was designed for kids aged 6 to 14 and based on Sylvia Branzei's books.

Having read Twisted Helix's first post and thread which mentioned snot, I decided to post this because I think mucus (chronic sinusitis) plays a role in my ...
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tysabri and trying to conceive

Hello everyone I am new to the site although i have been lingering for the past few months reading the forums.

I have a question maybe you could shed some light. My husband has MS and started taking tysabri he had his 4th infusion this month. He had a reaction to the infusion..chills.....and then they gave him bendryl after they called his neurologist...which made the chills go away. The doc said he was having an ...
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epstein barr and the vasculature

1: Clin Exp Immunol. 2008 Mar;151(3):519-27. Epub 2008 Jan 8. Links
Adhesion of Epstein-Barr virus-positive natural killer cell lines to cultured endothelial cells stimulated with inflammatory cytokines.Kanno H, Watabe D, Shimizu N, Sawai T.
Department of Pathology, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, Morioka, Japan. hirokan@iwate-med.ac.jp

Chronic active Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection (CAEBV) is characterized by chronic recurrent infectious mononucleosis-like symptoms. Approximately one-fourth of CAEBV patients develop vascular lesions with ...
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"Disabled or not disabled."

Yes! Regardless of this, I am elated. This can only be good for us, and all Americans, and the planet.
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