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Here is a story relayed to me from someone I know who works in retirement facility. I am sharing because we have gotten so many laughs from the story I share it at every opportunity!

(names changed)

"Help! Help!, said 90 year old Mary Sue.
"what's wrong Mary Sue?, said the health aide.
"What's this?" said Mary Sue as she pointed to her lower leg at the same time she is lifting it up into ...
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Hello there!

Hi there from PA!
"Oh, But you you look so good!"
I was Dx in 2001 with RRMS after being paralyzed from the neck down. I regain feeling and then use of my arms within a few weeks. It took me though a few years to get back up on my feet and walking again. To look at me now, you would never know what my body had been though!
I am a support group ...
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You Gotta Keep on Dancing, Choosing Joy by Tim Hansel

This is a down to earth, heartfelt, easy to read journal style journey. I must warn readers that your journey will be a Spiritual one, as Tim Hansel shares the questions of his heart. Why me?? Not again! God are you sure you know what you are doing? And through the calling of his heart, he finds answers that are surprising! It has become my favorite of which I have read over and over again, ...
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Some liver problems reported with Tysabri

FDA warns of Tysabri liver risks
Stephen McGuire
February 27 2008

Biogen Idec and Elan's multiple sclerosis treatment Tysabri may cause significant liver injury within six days of the first dose, the FDA warned healthcare professionals in a letter posted today on its website.

Doctors should warn their patients about the drug's liver risk and patients should stop taking Tysabri if they develop jaundice or other symptoms of liver injury, the letter said.

In January, ...
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What no one wants to talk about

....including me. I'm having issues with bowel incontinence. Pretty embarrasing as you can imagine. Has anyone else ever experienced this and found a way to control it? Do I need to go see a specialist? Thanks. :oops:
Read more : What no one wants to talk about | Views : 2854 | Replies : 13 | Forum : General Discussion

Multiple sclerosis drug linked to liver injury

I know this is not great news for some but thought you would want to know.
Read more : Multiple sclerosis drug linked to liver injury | Views : 2153 | Replies : 8 | Forum : General Discussion

kept it to myself

i was dxd in 2001, since 2005 my life became agonizing painful ms
i've tried it all abc drugs,ldn, abx and a few other things. some minor improvements over the last couple years but pain is still aweful.
i have no use of my legs, my left arm and hand and since dec my right arm and hand are slowly losing their strength and pain is starting to settle there as well as the rest ...
Read more : kept it to myself | Views : 2969 | Replies : 14 | Forum : Revimmune (cyclophosphamide or cytoxan)

Leeches not worms


I've always regarded you as a parasite - sucking the life out of a once great MS website. Even Arron has thrown himself off the Golden Gate Bridge out of desperation. NHE has upped his dose of anti-depressants as his attempts to rein in your posts have failed. But you and your like may be of some use after all. Leeches may be a future weapon against MS. ... ...
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Artificial cells

Maybe the answer won't be a drug, but an artificial cell of some kind...

Yale scientists create artificial 'cells' that boost the immune response to cancer

Eurekalert - Using artificial cell-like particles, Yale biomedical engineers have devised a rapid and efficient way to produce a 45-fold enhancement of T cell activation and expansion, an immune response important for a patient’s ability to fight cancer and infectious diseases, according to an advance on line report in ...
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MS-associated Retrovirus

More interesting research on MS-associated Retrovirus (MSRV).

Inhibition of multiple sclerosis-associated retrovirus as biomarker of interferon therapy.

J Neurovirol. 2008 Jan;14(1):73-7.
Mameli G, Serra C, Astone V, Castellazzi M, Poddighe L, Fainardi E, Neri W, Granieri E, Dolei A.
Section of Microbiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Center of Excellence for Biotechnology Development and Biodiversity Research, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy.

The authors performed a longitudinal evaluation of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, during 1 year ...
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