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Axonal regeneration

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Finding the right connection after spinal cord injury

August 2, 2009 -- In a major step in spinal cord injury research, scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have demonstrated that regenerating axons can be guided to their correct targets and re-form connections after spinal cord injury. Their findings will be published in the advance online edition of the journal Nature Neuroscience on August 2.

In the last few ...
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Hi, new attack only 4 months after first attack

Isn't this too soon for another attack? Is something else wrong? My first attack was this past March, 2009. I was on solumedrol infusions for 5 days, got "better", started Rebif. Stopped Rebif within 2 weeks due to massive suicidal thoughts. Didn't want to go back on a medication, but ended up going on Copaxone last month. I realize that Copaxone has not been in my system long enough to be effective yet.

But the ...
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Hi all

The ECTRIMS 2009 conference is coming up in early September. You can see the titles of the abstracts but not the abstracts themselves by following the "Scientific Program" link.

The Charcot Award Lecture--The pathogenesis of relapsing and remitting multiple sclerosis – versions one to five and counting by J. Prineas (Sydney, AU) should be interesting.

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The old cowboy

Old Cowboy

Ya think you have lived to be 70 and know who you are, then along comes someone and blows it all to the dickens...

An old cowboy sat down at the Starbucks and ordered a cup of coffee.
As he sat sipping his coffee, a young woman sat down next to him.

She turned to the cowboy and asked, 'Are you a real cowboy?'

He replied, 'Well, I've spent my whole life breaking ...
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Pain killers, long term opiod use

I know i've taken you guys down this road before, but I have a very specific question.
A doc friend of mine prescribed me some Norco..actually alot of norco, i guess it's also the same as vicodin.
Well, I like it. Alot, it makes me smile.

However, surely 90 tablets is enough to develop an addiction yes? or no.

I do know that it was a very short period of time before I needed to ...
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I just want to remind all that according to Zamboni's preliminary findings that having the CCSVI intervention improvement varies in time.

Go to page 75 stating recovery can take 4days to 4 months and further down the page was a Z test stating lower limb recovery as much as 6 months. and also mostly RRMS

We are not a patient society. We take pills for instant headache relief...microwave a potato so it will cook in ...
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GP or Neuro?

I'm wondering who would be the likely choice to help me with symptom management. My GP is WAY more accessible and nearby but would he know enough about MS to help me? I'm not on any medication besides Rebif and ibuprofen but if there's something out there that could help with nerve pain, I'd like to try it, I'm just not sure which doc to talk to. My neuro would definitely understand the pain but ...
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