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A late Christmas present for Harry Z and Lyon. Unlike the other videos you watch, the people in this one keep their clothes on. I can see the two of you now holding hands and drinking beer while playing these clips again and again. At least it will keep the two of you off this site for a few hours. I have received a number of complaints from users with MS asking why some sad ...
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Kids with MS

Two articles about kids with MS. As grim as this is, the positive is that it might be easier to identify triggers for the disease in children. The programme for the UK MS Society's research conference in June 2007 is attached and includes a presentation by Associate Professor Brenda Banwell from Toronto on "Environmental and Immunological aspects of paediatric MS - a window into the earliest events in MS pathogenesis". ...
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Another drug

Wake up Dignan, Christmas is over!
Another drug in early stages - sounds a bit like Tovaxin.

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MedImmune In-Licenses Novel Inflammatory Disease Target
Dec 28 2006, 12:54 PM EST
GEN News Highlights

MedImmune obtained the rights to develop and commercialize Japan Tobacco’s (JT) preclinical antibody drug candidate for the treatment of certain inflammatory diseases. Under the license agreement, MedImmune will develop JT’s Mab targeting pathways within the CD28 receptor family.

JT’s Mab aims to inhibit a receptor believed to play a key role in controlling adaptive immune responses, called inducible-costimulator (ICOS). Through ...
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ABC Primetime-Medical Mysteries show

ABC Primetime-Medical Mysteries will air an episode about the possible MS/Lyme connection on Jan 10th at 10p.m. EST.

This was posted on CPn Help by a man who has been treated for his MS very successfully with antibiotics and who happens to share doctors with my husband.

Could be interesting viewing.
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hey someone is cleaning up after me on wikipedia. and by cleaning up i mean completely deleting. particularly where i point out things like: that such and such company's trial pharmaceutical product is actually just something that raises serum uric acid which you can do by eating certain foods. howdya like them apples.
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T cell research

T For Two: Scientists Show How Immune System Chooses Best Way To Fight Infection 27 December 2006

A new study has suggested a novel way of combating diseases related to the immune system, including cancer and autoimmune diseases such as type I diabetes and arthritis. The study, funded by the Wellcome Trust, appears online in the journal Nature.

T cells are produced by the body to fight infection. Scientists previously identified two types of ...
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i am in a wheelchair, not many drugs help me now but i enjoy reading how they help others, the worst part about this is the progression, seems like its every day, you just deal with one problem and another is just around the corner, anyway hope you don't mind me just looking. :wink:
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Yearly follow-up exam


I have a question that has probably already been answered somewhere on this website. I recently went to the doctor for a yearly follow-up exam and MRI that did not turn out as well as I would have hoped. I can't stop thinking about it. I am currently taking one of the approved crab drugs. My question is how can a study be done stating that any drug can delay progression of RRMS when ...
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LDN Danger? anybody had muscle damage and raised ck levels?

Urgent Question: Has anyone had any experience of low dose naltrexone raising their ck (creatine kinase) levels? I've finally persuaded my doctor to let me try LDN, and 10 days after starting I had a regular 3-monthly blood test that I have for other medical screening purposes, and it showed elevated ck levels, suggesting muscle damage is happening. I'm having a re-test next week, but before then I'm trying to find out if this is ...
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