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with no drugs at all can a person with ms have an mri look calm and show no enhancing lesions?
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my follow-up appt...

Hi everyone,

Well, on Tuesday night I took the red-eye out to Baltimore from Los Angeles. I arrived in Balti at 9am...headed to JH. My appointment wasn't until 1pm. Had three hours to kill and they let me rest in the "stretcher room" - where there are two stretchers, no door, just a curtain. People came in and out, but I just rested.

At 1pm, Dr. Hammond came to find me. We talked and he ...
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how did you get diagnosed?

:? Hi there, I am wondering anyone that is diagnosed with MS which I know is the majority of you, when you had your first visit with the Neuro and he perfomed balance tests, pricking tests, eye following test were you told it was all normal?

I was surprised how when the Neuro I had did those basic tests when I was there bright and early for ...
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My (unsettling) experience with Rituxan

I hope this can help others decide whether or not to try Rituxan. Perhaps I did not make the right choice.

Three weeks ago, I had my first infusion of Rituxan; I decided to discontinue the treatment. This is what happened:

I had no reaction for the first 72 hours or so (I had the drug on a Thurs.). I awakened Sunday morning with nausea, and severe dizziness (worse than my usual vertigo). My right ...
Read more : My (unsettling) experience with Rituxan | Views : 5140 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Rituxan (Rituximab)

happy v-day

well, not as good as the humour section links but all the same:

Nation's Couples Descend On Nation's Rotating Restaurants ... _rss_daily

okay this one is actually awesome therefore repeated in addition to humour section:
I Wish I'd Spent Valentine's Day Eating A Prix Fixe Dinner, But I Was Too Busy Getting Beheaded ... ntines_day
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health news from the onion

We Have All The Time In The World To Find A Cure For Diabetes

The Stem-Cell Bill

6,000 Runners Fail To Discover Cure For Breast Cancer

...feeling numb?
New Pain-Inducing Advil Created For People Who Just Want To Feel Something, Anything ... il_created

...and for when you're ...
Read more : health news from the onion | Views : 1410 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Humor


Here's a recent article on LDN from the NMSS' Momentum magazine written by Dr. Allen Bowling...

CAM: Low-dose altrexone (LDN) The “411” on LDN
Low-dose naltrexone, also known as LDN, is an unconventional treatment that is claimed to be effective for treating a number of medical conditions. It has attracted a good deal of attention on the internet, including Web sites run by low-dose naltrexone organizations. Over the last several years, there have been personal ...
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Partnering with MRF

This report is dated last September; should we start pestering MRF for some attention and seeing what they're up to?

Opexa Therapeutics And Myelin Repair Foundation Partner On Novel Multiple Sclerosis Research Program

Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPXA), a company dedicated to the development of patient-specific cellular therapies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and diabetes, announced the establishment of a novel MS research partnership with the Myelin Repair Foundation, ...
Read more : Partnering with MRF | Views : 1750 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Tcelna (Tovaxin)

Hepatitis Immunization


I was wondering if anyone knew if getting a Hepatitis shot will aggrevate MS. I have a job that might include an extra duty helping someone use bathroom facilities. If I end up with this extra duty they want me to get a hepatitis shot. If this will aggrevate my MS I will politely decline this extra duty. I have not been put in a situation like this since I have been dx. I ...
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Laquinimod Granted FDA Fast Track Status

According to the press release, it could be available in late 2011. ... 39129.html

Does anyone know if Fingolimod has applied for Fast Track Status?
Read more : Laquinimod Granted FDA Fast Track Status | Views : 1616 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Drug Pipeline


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