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Tysabri / Campath

Attached is a presentation by Dr Alasdair Coles (the Dr overseeing the Campath trials - of which I am a participant). He discusses both Tysabri and Campath and the risks / potential benefits.

Ian

http://www.mssociety.org.uk/a_chance_to ... mpath.html

Harry Z - best if you avoided this one as it's about monoclonal anti-bodies!
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Immunocal

I have a coworker whos husband has MS. He has never taken any crab meds just Immunocal. His chief complaint was gait and balane issues which caused him to fall often prior to taking Immunocal.

He had marked improvement with Immunocal. To see if it was the Immunocal or something else he stopped taking Immunocal for a few months. His prior issues returned. He went back on Immunocal and they went away. He has been ...
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Estriol gets bigger trial

Public release date: 22-Mar-2007


Contact: Mark Wheeler
mwheeler@mednet.ucla.edu
310-794-2265
University of California - Los Angeles
Could estriol be the elixir for MS?
UCLA researcher's promising pilot study moves to widespread clinical trial to thwart multiple sclerosis

It has long been common knowledge that pregnant women with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience a sharp drop in the ...
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Mormons and MS...

Pretty vague reference to a 'healthy lifestyle'; I wonder where Alan Osmond went wrong?

tinyURL

Dom.
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Childhood sun exposure

I didn't know Norway bucked the trend:

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Dom.
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Several articles

I must be getting lazy in my old age - I can't be bothered to break the following up, so am posting in bulk (five articles). My effort should get me employee of the week.

Should keep you busy over the weekend Lyon!

Ian

Argos Therapeutics Awarded U.S. Patent for CD83 Protein for Use in Immunological Disorders

Argos Therapeutics today announced the issuance of United States Patent 7,169,898, which covers soluble forms of the ...
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l-serine?

I don't know if this is relevant to other people, but I find it interesting:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6469713.stm
I looked to see if you could get this in supplement form, but it only seems to come in an amino-acid mixture...thinking of having my husband's levels checked...
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Can ms run it's course?

Hi Everyone,

The other day i was in a bookshop reading up on ms (unfortunately this is my new hobby :roll: ). There was a book there that was showing different people that have been studied who have ms and how the disease has affected them throughout their lives. The author (DR) went on to say that in some people ms can eventually just run it's ...
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How many?

I noted an interesting point on the now locked SF1019 thread, from Robbie in reponse to what DP had to say about there being an Aimspro support group of 23. Robbie implied that there should be at least 200,000, presumably positively-treated persons, before a treatment could be taken seriously. This got me thinking.

Are there any published figures of the numerical success of the CRAB's? There are many people on the CRAB's although there's often ...
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What would you ask an MS Specialist...

The day is finally approaching when I will have an appointment with an actual MS Specialist. I have my Medical records, my MRI films, my log of symptoms, and meds. I have many questions (most of which you all have answered either to me directly or to others on the forum - thanks...), but what should I be asking her.

This will be the first time someone other than the neurologist who diagnosed me will ...
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