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Liver

Some day some bastard researcher is going to publish some positive news on MS. We seem to be constantly drip fed ever worsening news e.g. MS rates going through the roof for Canadian women, deaths on trials etc etc


Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Abnormal Liver Test Results 01 November 2006

Multiple sclerosis has been linked to abnormal liver test results according to research findings announced by the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. The study ...
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Hi guys! Update from flora68 after 20 months on LDN

I just wanted to pop in and let you guys know how I'm doing and what's been added to my anti-MS regimen, FYI.

Basically I'm doing great! I really don't feel the MS at all. I still can't take excess heat and I doubt that that'll change, so hiding from the Texas heat all summer is tedious and sometimes isolating, but totally do-able. (Today in Austin it really feels like autumn, and I'm pumped!)

I ...
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HIV/AIDS relationship or non-relationship with MS

Both are immune system issues. In HIV the immune system is getting wiped out and in MS it's functioning in strongly misdirected ways. When Googling around for info about white blood cells, you can't help but get a lot of links that are about AIDS/HIV.

I know these are different illnesses. But, has anyone one read any articles that discuss both in a compare contrast sort of way? And has anyone ever read of a ...
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when MS is NOT MS

For those of you that have been keeping up with Gary and his "not MS' dx, it is official. He has NMO or Devic's Disease. After 10 yrs of dx of RRMS and then going into progressive stage, a brain and spine MRI of NO scars, along transverse myelitis, and ON, we walk into the DRs office to hear for the umpteenth time, I don't think you have MS. Since Gary has not had update ...
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about diabetes, but I think you can insert MS...

Here's an article I read yesterday and I thought you could say the same for MS...at least for my husband's. http://www.boston.com/news/globe/health ... betes_why/
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Methylthioadenosine

It's EAE / animal model so don't get excited.


Methylthioadenosine Effective in Animal Models of Multiple Sclerosis 01 November 2006

Methylthioadenosine (MTA), an adenine nucleoside produced from S-adenosylmethionine, is effective in animal models of acute and chronic multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a report in the September issue of the Annals of Neurology.

"A cell compound such as methylthioadenosine is able to modulate the immune response, and it might become a useful therapy for ...
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Adjustable stool

This gadget is not cheap but its on my Xmas list even so.

I like spending time cooking but a big meal makes me really quite tired so I'm hoping this will allow me to get to the worktop and rest at the same time :)

Might be useful for others who need to stand a lot at work.

http://www.backinaction.co.uk/move

Guess they must be available in US ...
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Opexa CEO presentation

Opexa Therapeutics to Present at C.E. Unterberg, Towbin Life Sciences Investor Conference

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPXA), a company involved in the development and commercialization of cell therapies, today announced that David McWilliams, Opexa’s chief executive officer, will present at the C.E. Unterberg, Towbin Life Sciences Conference on Tuesday, October 31, 2006, at 2:00 PM Eastern Time. The conference will be held at the Palace Hotel in New York City from October 30 ...
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This just in, neuroprotection is hard

Here's a posting about the difficulty of developing neuroprotective drugs from an interesting blog called "In the Pipeline"...



October 26, 2006
It Should Work. It Just Doesn't.

Posted by Derek

The late-stage clinical failure of a small company/big company drug partnership story gets told over and over, and today it was the turn of Renovis and AstraZeneca. Renovis had come up with a candidate (NXY-059) for post-stroke therapy that targeted free-radical oxidative damage. Initial clinical ...
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Metabolon

Sounds good

Metabolon Expands Service Offerings with Launch Of mProveClinical™ For First-in-Human Studies

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metabolon, Inc., the leader in metabolomics-driven biomarker discovery, today introduced mProveClinical™, a service offering that provides insight into a drug’s biochemical and physiological effects in first-in-human clinical trials. Combined with clinical observations and measurements, mProveClinical provides drug development organizations with key information on a subject’s response to a drug. This data enables more informed decisions to be made ...
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