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imaging for neuroprotection and repair

I think this is significant progress in standardizing the measurement of neuroprotection and repair.

Imaging outcomes for neuroprotection and repair in multiple sclerosis trials

Frederik Barkhof, Peter A. Calabresi, David H. Miller & Stephen C. Reingold

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is commonly regarded as an inflammatory disease, but it also has a neurodegenerative component, which represents an additional target for treatment. The use of MRI to evaluate the inflammatory disease component in 'proof-of concept' clinical trials ...
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May 27th World MS Day

NMSS is asking us to write our congress persons regarding the healthcare system from the MS view.

Dear Holly,

World MS Day GOAL:
50,000 letters to Congress
by midnight on
Wednesday, May 27th!

Demand quality, affordable health care for Americans living with MS.

May 27 marks the first-ever World MS Day and over 100 nations around the globe are joining together to build awareness for multiple sclerosis. One of the greatest overarching needs around the ...
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Throw a few good days in the mix and I think it results in a net negative. No I wouldn't trade the good days for the world, but a few days without ON and dizziness just make it worse when they come roaring back. It just lets you down. OK, I'm done. I freakin' hate this shitty ass disease. I go almost two weeks where I really (except for bladder and bowels) did well. ...
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false negatives?

hi I have not been diagnosed I had an mri 6 years ago at the age of 29 and there were multiple lesions but when they used the contrast ( gadolidian) it did not look like MS nor did the lumbarpunctur or the vep. my symptoms during that bout were; weakness, numbness, pain and cramps behind the eyes, burning cramping pain in the muscles and a horrible pain in the neck and back all these ...
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vitamin D?

Does anyone know how much vitamin D (and what kind? d2 or d3??) the people who did hicy @ Rush are currently taking?


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mass pm a few tims folks a joke

is it possible to pm a few people at the same time same subject?
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Attitude of Gratitude - Memorial Day edition

To all Veterans and active service members:


To all the men and women who put their lives on the line so we can be insulated from it all and live our lives:


To the family members who are our neighbors and have to leave their families and lives behind to keep us safe:


We should all think of this as more than a three day weekend and try to ...
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CCVI - what is the test for this?

I bet this is already in this subforum but couldn't find it. Am a little woozy & confused this morning so forgive me if I'm being repetative. Also, do neuros test for this or vascular specialists?

Newbie from Memphis area - "maybe" MS accd. to 2

Hi from the Memphis area!

I've been having weird "episodes" since last fall (Sept 2008) detailed below that I've been told are possibly MS by two doctors (see below) and am looking for a good MS specialist in the Southeast as close to Memphis as possible, but am certainly willing to travel.

Look forward to support and friendship here. I'm not sure if this is the place to list symptoms and will move the info ...
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Catholic Humor


The value of a Catholic education and a #2 pencil.
Little Susie was not the best student in Catholic School . Usually she slept through the class. One day her teacher, a Nun, called on her while she was sleeping.
'Tell me Susie, who created the universe?'

When Susie didn't stir, little Johnny who was ...
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