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Stem Cell Breakthrough May Lead to MS Treatment

Stem Cell Breakthrough May Lead to MS Treatments
04.08.09, 08:00 PM EDT
Efforts produce human cells that might someday help repair damaged nerves

THURSDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. scientists say they've coaxed human embryonic stem cells into generating cells that might someday be used to repair nerves damaged by multiple sclerosis.

The researchers pushed the stem cells to grow into critical nervous system support cells called oligodendrocytes, according to a report released Thursday. ...
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Dance moves that ROCK !!

someone posted this on FB.

looks like me 30 years ago, lol 8O

http://www.facebook.com/ext/share.php?s ... HJl&ref=nf
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LDN study and fibromyalgia

A research doctor at Stanford University has ran a small trial of LDN and fibromyalgia. The video is about 50 minutes long- I found it to be informative. The content on LDN is about 45 minutes into the video - you can fast forward to that point. It is great to know that another University is studying LDN - too bad it was not with MS but great for the "fibro" patients

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MRI Results - opinions

I've only been at this about a year, so I'm a rookie compared to most here. I just got my latest MRI results, so I thought I would ask opinions. This MRI showed a new small spot (don't know exactly the size) in the frontal lobe of the brain, as compared to the MRI 6 months ago. My MRIs up til now have shown no changes (3 in the past 12 months). No lesions, including ...
Read more : MRI Results - opinions | Views : 3340 | Replies : 24 | Forum : General Discussion


How do you feel Tovaxin users???

It's been over a year since I was droped from the Tovaxin study due to safety concerns. So I went to Johns Hopkins to do HiCy and I am 9 months post treatment.

I am hear to ask everybody who is still in the Tovaxin study how are you feeling? Does Tovaxin seem to work? Anybody get any better? How do the MRIs look now?

Basically does it WORK??

Chris..
Read more : How do you feel Tovaxin users??? | Views : 3784 | Replies : 10 | Forum : Tcelna (Tovaxin)


need to moan

Daily life- I had a bad relapse a fortnight ago and the MS now is a real struggle. Before this I had a pronounced limp but in the scheme of things, it could have been a lot worse.

If only I could believe there will be a cure. I am a single parent, two fab kids and numerous pets. Everything I lived and breathed, how my previous life was ,has gone. On the drop of ...
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Heart Palpatations?

This is my sixth week on Rebif and second week on the 44mcg. I took my shot last night at 8pm, along with an Advilpm, went to bed at 11 and woke up at 1am. I had the usual chills, burning eyes and achy shoulders but as I lay there, I felt my heart beat normally for a few ticks then give a giant thump, this continued for several more hours. I woke my husband ...
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Good news????

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site ... ewsLang=en

Opexa Therapeutics to Present at the Cambria Capital Investor Meeting

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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 and diabetes, is scheduled to present at the Cambria Capital Investor Meeting in Salt Lake City on Thursday, April 9, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. MST.

Neil K. Warma, ...
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Ignore Button

OK, some message boards have this little thing called a "Ignore Button" where if you really get fed up with someone like "Peta Kitty", you simply go to your control panel and add the user name that you no longer wish to read their message, simple as that. What up on the Vbulletin thing? :D
Read more : Ignore Button | Views : 3126 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Suggestions


when the mds and rns just don't like you

This is related to the topic about people not getting it. W hat happens when you can't find the "health team" that the ms society likes to talk about? What do you do when they tell you they "can't understand you" on the phone and insist that you drive 400 miles to see them even though you just saw them the day before? What happens when 99 percent of your questions are answered with a ...
Read more : when the mds and rns just don't like you | Views : 1310 | Replies : 4 | Forum : General Discussion


 

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