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Two years of Tysabri

Sorry, should have posted this here rather than under drugs pipeline.
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Books that you re-read over and over

Does anyone have books that you re-read over and over again? I do - I love new books but I have a few that I will re-visit at least once a year usually. Some of them are kids books some not but they just do something for me!

I have just picked up 'Goodnight Mr Tom' My Michelle Magorian. It is a kids book set during the evacuations of WWII but I would thorough;y recommend ...
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Two years of Tysabri

Second anniversary of TYSABRI(R) for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis 22 July 2008

Biogen Idec and Elan Corporation announced the two-year anniversary of TYSABRI(R) (natalizumab) as a treatment for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), marking the reintroduction of the product in the United States (US) and the first international approval. The companies estimate that as of the end of June 2008, more than 31,800 patients worldwide are receiving TYSABRI treatment.

Specifically, as of ...
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MIT identifies cells for spinal-cord repair

MIT identifies cells for spinal-cord repair
Could lead to nonsurgical treatment for injuries

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A researcher at MIT's Picower Institute for Learning and Memory has pinpointed stem cells within the spinal cord that, if persuaded to differentiate into more healing cells and fewer scarring cells following an injury, may lead to a new, non-surgical treatment for debilitating spinal-cord injuries.

The work, reported in the July issue of the journal PLoS (Public Library of ...
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Neil Cavuto

Any guess what sort of surgery Fox News Channel's Neil Cavuto is getting for his MS? Wouldn't be surprised if the news outlet got it wrong by saying surgery, and wondering if he's in fact getting something like HiCY...
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MBP8298 vs Copaxone

I was just reading about MBP8298. It is intended to teach the immune system to tolerate myelin rather than attack it. As I understand it, this is the intention behind giving Copaxone after Revimmune. Maybe MBP8298 could be even better?

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Update on CUPID trial

Milestone for cannabinoid Multiple Sclerosis study 21 July 2008

The CUPID (Cannabinoid Use in Progressive Inflammatory brain Disease) study at the Peninsula Medical School has reached an important milestone with the news that the full cohort of 493 patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) has been recruited to the programme.

CUPID is a clinical trial part-funded by the MS Society, which will evaluate whether tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - the main active ingredient in the cannabis plant ...
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Search by Date

Is there any way to search across ALL forums for ALL post since a certain date/time?

Every now and then, I loose my "Cookie" and the "View posts since last visit" fails.
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Numbness after Avonex

Hi there. I am new here and new to Avonex...I had my first shot 1.5 weeks ago and afterwards, the numbness in my leg started becoming worse and spread more every day. My Doc said it's natural and it wil be like this for the first few times. He said it will last for a few days only, after each shot. Now...after my second still hasn't gone, I feel my whole body numb apart ...
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