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buying from online pharmacy?

well, my wife has been prescribed to avonex due to the ms... I don't want to buy from a local pharmacy where poeple would judge me or my wife and want to buy from an online pharmacy. i've come across a canadian online pharmacy drugdelivery.ca which offer avonex for a reasonable price. anyway, where my wife's health is concerned, i don't care about the price + insurance will cover up most of it. but the ...
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Last (booster) shot today!

Well I got my last injection today. It was uneventful as they all are. My coordinator told me that they had to color the placebo too as people were peeking and they are different colors. Hell for all I know that's just what they told me to make me not turn around. Now comes the six months of waiting to get into the extension. I get an MRI in four weeks and then some more ...
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Healthful Food

http://whfoods.org/foodstoc.php

Since I stopped my CRAB over a year ago, I rely mostly on diet (plus the occasional steriod infusion) to control my MS. This site lists the nutritional content of many healthful foods. I've found it quite useful.
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Antivirals for Tonyjegs

Tonyjegs,

Are there some antivirals that are marketed to combat diseases of the brain?

With more info that MS may be caused by a virus, is it possible to use a "generic" antiviral and see if it helps tame this disease or would it be necessary to have a more "targeted" med?

gwa
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Good day for mice

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Awards Grant to KU Researcher 15 May 2007

Teruna Siahaan, professor of pharmaceutical chemistry at the University of Kansas, has won a research grant from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Siahaan will use the award to investigate experimental treatments for Multiple Sclerosis involving a promising compound of his own discovery.

"We're thrilled that Dr. Siahaan has joined the movement to a world free of MS," said Kay Julian, president of ...
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Donepezil improved memory in multiple sclerosis in a randomi

Its old, but its a slow news day.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=15534239&dopt=Abstract

Donepezil improved memory in multiple sclerosis in a randomized clinical trial.Krupp LB, Christodoulou C, Melville P, Scherl WF, MacAllister WS, Elkins LE.
Department of Neurology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, HSC T12-020, Stony Brook, NY 11794-8121, USA. lauren.krupp@stonybrook.edu

OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of donepezil in treating memory and cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis (MS). METHODS: This single-center ...
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Testosterone May Benefit Men With Multiple Sclerosis

Be careful with testosterone treatments. Read this article...

Testosterone May Benefit Men With Multiple Sclerosis

By Randy Dotinga
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Testosterone gel may slow the progression of multiple sclerosis in men with the disease, a new study suggests.

Only 10 men took part in the research, all had milder forms of MS, and more studies will be needed before doctors determine whether the treatment really works. Still, the researchers ...
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Glucosamine-like supplement looks interesting

I love it when a simple, oral dietary supplement looks like it might be useful in the fight against MS. I found this on 'Eurekalert':


Contact: Tom Vasich
tmvasich@uci.edu <mailto:tmvasich@uci.edu>
949-824-6455
University of California - Irvine <http://www.uci.edu>
Glucosamine-like supplement inhibits multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes
Metabolic therapy shows promise for treating autoimmune diseases, UC Irvine study finds
Irvine, Calif., May 14, 2007 - A glucosamine-like dietary supplement has been found ...
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NMSS summary of the AAN conference

Here is the NMSS' summary of the recent AAN conference.

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Low Estrogen in Men Correlates with Disability

Here’s another abstract from the AAN.

Researchers found estradiol (form of estrogen) tended to be low in men with MS and correlated with disability. The researchers question whether men with MS might have a problem converting testosterone to estradiol.

They also found testosterone levels did not correlate with disability in men or women and that testosterone levels were increased in women (contrary to previous studies).

Serum Levels of Estradiol Correlate with Disability in Men with ...
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