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Novantrone questions

If anyone still gets on here
My Dr's want to start me on Novantrone due to my MS worstening over the last year.
Thoughts good or bad would be greatly appreciated
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oral treatment podcast

This podcast covers the five oral therapies farthest along the clinical trial process (cladribine, fingolimod, teriflunomide, BG0012, laquinimod). There is some interesting information. I think it was just recorded in the last couple of weeks.

Keep in mind that neura.net is sponsored by Teva, so there are a few gratuitous references to copaxone.

http://www.neura.net/channels/66.asp?id=531
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Teva to produce biogenerics

Generic-drug maker Teva Pharmaceuticals and contract drug manufacturer Lonza Group have formed a joint venture to make and market copies of biotech drugs, the companies announced Tuesday.

Teva and Lonza provided no financial details of their new arrangement, but the companies said the joint venture will seek to develop so-called biosimilars, also known as bio-generics, which are copies of drugs made from genetically engineered living cells. By comparison, most drugs sold by large drug companies ...
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Study of reflexology and progressive muscle relaxation

Looks like we should all be doing reflexology and/or progressive muscle relaxation training.


Reflexology and progressive muscle relaxation training for people with multiple sclerosis: A crossover trial.

Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2009 Feb;15(1):14-21. Epub 2008 Oct 1.
Mackereth PA, Booth K, Hillier VF, Caress AL.
Christie Hospital NHS Trust, University of Derby (Buxton campus), Rehabilitation Unit, Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BX, UK.

PURPOSE: To compare the effects of reflexology and progressive muscle relaxation training for ...
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MS and fever (personal experience)

Hi
As you may have read I have been on Tysa for 20 months and so far so good...
Until this week when I have had some fever. This has reactivated my ms symptoms(right leg hobbling) and made me wonder whether i was having a relapse or not.
But since this fever has gone i'm feeling better, the symptoms have gone.
From my internet research this happen quite often when MS people experience fever. It ...
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Insurance Problems

My husband was recently diagnosed with MS and his doctor prescribed Avonex for him. I received a phone call yesterday stating that our copay is $750. OMG, there's no way in hell we can pay that. That's injections for only one month. How do they expect people to be able to do that? They told me that there are companies that assist with the copay's but it's based on income. Believe it or not they ...
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Insurance Problems

My husband was recently diagnosed with MS and his doctor prescribed Avonex for him. I received a phone call yesterday stating that our copay is $750. OMG, there's no way in hell we can pay that. That's injections for only one month. How do they expect people to be able to do that? They told me that there are companies that assist with the copay's but it's based on income. Believe it or not they ...
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Clinical Trial of Embryonic Neural Stem Cells ....

...to regenerate myelin!


The first clinical trial of a therapy based on human embryonic stem cells has received the green light from the FDA, marking a scientific and political milestone for embryonic stem (ES) cell research. The biotech company, Geron Corporation, received approval today for a study that would inject neural stem cells into patients suffering from spinal cord injuries. The study will be mainly a test for safety, but functional improvements, which have been ...
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Everyone's got it

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Wicab Brain Port devise

Is there anyone that has been in the balance trials for the Brain Port?
If there is, please let us know about your experience with this devise.
www.wicab.combrain port balance technology
Thanks
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