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Dumb Blonde Joke

A redhead tells her blonde sister she slept with a brazillian man.
The blonde says: OMG! You S**T! How many is a brazillian?
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Being with a loved one at Stanford

From Loobie's Mom...

Wow, what an amazing, heart-rending, hopeful, informative, exhausting week. I don't even know where to begin! I'll start with how to be of help. Once we got to Lew's first appt. (we were so lucky to have a friend who knew where our destination was!)' I had some time while he was going through his initial tests. I remember someone saying how many long halls there were to navigate. So I took ...

Advice on Getting GP Support?

Hi All,

I've been reading here for a while, downloading the articles, reading my old MRV/MRI reports, dusting off the anatomy books, and having lots of ah-ha moments.

I have been phone tagging with Dr. Dake for a while. Saw my Neuro last week -- she supports this for me as I have atypical MS and known cerebral venous issues from brain surgery last fall. My N wasn't familiar with CCSVI but took the main ...
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Beta-Interferon and wanted posters

There is always a lot of ho-hum research about beta interferon, but this I find interesting:

The right messenger for a healthy immune response

July 20, 2009 - Researchers from the Molecular Immunology group at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) in Braunschweig, Germany have now shown that Beta-Interferon also plays a crucial role during an immune response: without Beta-Interferon immune cells are unable to show "wanted posters" of pathogens to other cells. As ...
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Pic of me and the team

I did this once before, so I know I can do it again. If not, please forgive all the editing as I try to bring this image from Photobucket! Anyway, here is Alex, me, Dr. Dake, and Angela.


Ok Shannon, the blond had on heels, so no short jokes :lol:
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GP on board...

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Dear Dr. Dake...please can you take Melissa's stents out?

She's got far too much energy and I haven't got it in me to keep up with her.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday I went to bed first and was up second!

It's amazing how much you get used to the other person (the MS'er) becoming almost like a ghost in the house.

Mel was usually either at work or asleep with a few hour bursts of life every now and then, that pretty much left me ...

pluripotent stem cells from hair follicles

apologies if it's been posted before, the article's a month old, but it makes good reading I think. It's difficult being vegan and reading about a mouse's sciatic nerve being effectively repaired. Axons encouraged to regrow, myelin formed. But there it is.
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I was just sent this too, although it has nothing to do with illness: ... 0#t4888660
отличная идея!
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