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Check your mate on this one.

On Tues. my wife and I took our daughter to see a specialist in Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. She has been experiencing some joint pain and her AnA test came back elevated. On top of this she also has shingles. All this and she is only 9 years old. Lupus was also a possibility. After checking her out physically, he said she didn't seem to have enough symptoms to diagnose either RA of Lupus. She did ...
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I eliminated my post

I eliminated my post
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Tovaxin update

Opexa Therapeutics Reports Positive Top-line Data in Phase I/II Dose Escalation Trial with Tovaxin(TM) for Multiple Sclerosis
03 April 2007

Opexa Therapeutics, Inc, a company involved in the development and commercialisation of cell therapies, today announced positive top-line data in an open-label Phase I/II dose escalation clinical trial of the investigational T-cell vaccine, Tovaxin(TM), for multiple sclerosis. In this one-year, 10-subject dose escalation clinical trial, Tovaxin therapy was shown to be safe and effective. ...
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Article

This article is about Tysabri but covers other issues - like debunking the idea that there is no damage during remissions and some stuff on imaging.

Ian

http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j872355537&w=464753
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Considering Tysabri

Hi Everybody,

I'm thinking about Tysabri, see my doctor on 04/18. I'm eligible for it, checked yesterday with my insurance company. According to them, they could have it set up and sent out to my doctor in 3 business days!

I know the history of T, and my drug history... my tentative plan is, if it works, then take it for 1-2 years until we have the next super-duper drug available with less known bad ...
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dose escalation results

April 03, 2007 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
Opexa Therapeutics Reports Positive Top-line Data in Phase I/II Dose Escalation Trial with TovaxinTM for Multiple Sclerosis
THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPXA), a company involved in the development and commercialization of cell therapies, today announced positive top-line data in an open-label Phase I/II dose escalation clinical trial of the investigational T-cell vaccine, Tovaxin™, for multiple sclerosis. In this one-year, 10-subject dose escalation clinical trial, ...
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Varicella-Zoster Strikes Again

This study seems to confirm the work of Italian researchers posted a couple of months ago. Beware varicella-zoster.



Varicella-zoster virus at relapses of multiple sclerosis.

J Neurol. 2007 Mar 31;
Sotelo J, Ordonez G, Pineda B.
Neuroimmunology Unit, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery of Mexico, Insurgentes Sur 3877, 14269, Mexico City, Mexico, jsotelo@servidor.unam.mx.

The possible participation of different herpes viruses was studied during exacerbations of multiple sclerosis (MS). We ...
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Cannaboids

Cannabis could hold the key to ending multiple sclerosis misery 03 April 2007

Researchers investigating the role of cannabinoids - chemical substances contained within cannabis – in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), have found they could significantly enhance therapy, not only by reducing nerve damage and erratic nerve impulses, but perhaps even by hindering development of the condition.

The findings, published online in Nature Medicine demonstrates for the first time how cannabis might ...
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help for very advanced MS patient

My wife had her first attack 30 years ago
She is now 63 years old in a reclining wheel chair because she has zero trunk strength and can not sit up
hel legs are totally racked by spasums and has not had any use of them for a decade
she has little use of her arms
her neurologist says she has zero meilin left.

no one seems to talk about the patient
are there any ...
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NAbs

Large Study Shows That Presence of Neutralizing Antibodies Did Not Predict Clinical Response to Betaseron Treatment
02 April 2007

Berlex, Inc., a U.S. affiliate of Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Germany, announced today the results of a retrospective study demonstrating that the presence of neutralizing antibodies (NAbs) that can develop in response to Betaseron(R) (interferon beta-1b) therapy did not predict clinical response in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). (1) The study looked at data from ...
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