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HST success in diabetes type 1

This brasilian study shows 14 out of 15 diabetes type 1 patients do no more need insulin shots after HST. The average follow-up was 18 month.


link to the study at
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Jellyfish to the rescue

Interesting early stage compound.

Venomous jellyfish to the rescue

4/10/2007 -- -- In collaboration with a UW-Milwaukee lab, a Wisconsin biotech company is developing a compound from a protein found in jellyfish to act as a neuro-protective agent which may be effective in treating neurodegenerative diseases.

The neuro-protectant called aequorin could fight a whole series of degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other rare neuro-degenerative ...
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Modified bone marrow cells

Hi everyone,

We know that inflammation is a key part of the recovery and repair strategy of the CNS, now we have a protein, (TREM-2), which appears to play a vital role in this. Not only does it trigger macrophages, (white blood cells), to engulf and destroy all the dead bits of myelin which are hanging around after damage has occurred, but it then calms down the inflammation which, if it lasts too long, can ...
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Is it time to call it quits with fulltime work?

I can't rem if I posted about this before, may have! - sorry, memory is sometimes a bit ropey. Periodically gets to me....and this is NOT a pity-party-post - I have a very good life - just could do with some constructive advice about this situation.

I have just had 2 weeks off work as hols and have hardly thought about MS at all, felt so good. Even got the gym, did garden, went ...
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Update on Colby

I am so sorry that I haven't been around to fill you in on Colby's progress on LDN. I think of you often, and I guess in this case, no news really IS good news!

For those who don't know me, I am the mother of a 19 year old who was diagnosed with a very progressive form of MS at age 13. After 2 years of Avonex and Rebif, we finally got my son ...
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Read the last line

"Dancing With the Stars" fights MS
By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith
Article Launched: 04/09/2007 03:53:42 PM PDT

"Dancing With the Stars" is the inspiration for this year's Race to Erase MS gala being held Friday the 13th at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. The lineup of performers and celebrity fashion showmodels includes brothers Drew and brother Nick Lachey, Mario Lopez, Tia Carrere, Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin, Cheryl Burke, ...
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MCT-125 for fatigue

Interesting for preliminary trial results

MultiCell Signs Supply Agreement with Lundbeck for MS Candidate

Apr 9 2007, 11:43 AM EST
GEN News Highlights

MultiCell Technologies entered into a long-term agreement with Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals Italy related to its multiple sclerosis (MS) drug. Lundbeck will supply one of the active components of MCT-125, which is in a Phase IIb study for the treatment of chronic fatigue in patients with MS.

In a 138-patient, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase ...
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oven mits

It's like having oven mits when i try doing stuff with my hands, i read this comparison some where and thought this is a good way to describe it. I feel like most of u are fighting not to get like i am and i am fighting not to get like Twisted, Hope something comes soon!
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Coenzyme Q10


What are your thoughts on Coenzyme Q10?

From what I've read I would like to take about 200 - 400mg for it's neuroprotective effects however I'm concerned about it stimulating the immune system?

Please let me know what you think.

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Difference between white and grey matter lesions

This abstract appears to show that there was no evidence of BBB leakage at the site of grey matter lesions, which might suggest that grey and white matter lesions are formed by two distinct processes:


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