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Snail venom and nerve pain

Venom in Snail May Cut Severe Nerve Pain
The RgIA and Vc1.1 venom toxins block a certain molecule in the cells which causes severe neuropathic pain
By: Alexandra Lupu, Health News Editor

A recent study carried out by a team of researchers at the University of Utah found that severe pain caused by injury to the nervous system may be considerably curbed by a toxin in the venom of a sea dwelling cone snail. The ...
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Stem cells help dogs with dystrophy

This article should interest us all even if it isn't about MS. The potential for adult stem cells to treat all sorts of neurological diseases might be a lot more significant than we first thought.

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Stem cells help dogs with dystrophy By MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science


In promising new research, stem cells worked remarkably well at easing symptoms of muscular dystrophy in dogs, an experiment that experts call a significant step toward treating ...
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Is it really MS?

I am so confused, I don't know if I have MS or not. It seems like every docotor I see tells me something different. Help! :x
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Electric Leg Lady Here

8O Hello New Friends.... Just happened to mention to my primary care doctor in July that I was having tingling in my foot & calf everyday for atleast two months. I had recently lost 20 lbs on a diet under the care of a nutritionist...This was specifically to lower my cholesterol (and I did)~Well I was examined & sent to a neurologist who after his evil exam ...
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Hoping to try aimspro

Im just wondering how many people out there (well on this board at least lol) have tried aimspro and what their experiences were.

Im trying not to get caught up with the miracle stories floating about but Ive come to a point where I feel that I have little choice other than to at least try aimspro.

Ive been on avonex (that was when my condition deteriorated substantially), Ive tried diet (didnt do a lot), ...
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Scary experience with Tysabri

Dear folks:
I disappeared for a while, I know. The classes at San Antonio College started up, and I was waiting on my HMO to approve me, so I decided I needed to chill for a while.

Then, TA DA! I was approved, enrolled, and scheduled! Had my first infusion October 16th, and my second infusion November 13th. I thought that sounded ominous, but what the hey...

Last month, no dramatic change, but I seemed ...
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T Reg cells

Mulltiple Regulatory Cell Types Can't Keep Self-destructive Immune Cells Under Control 15 November 2006

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that occurs when cells of the immune system attack nerves in the brain. Although it is not clear exactly why this self destruction is able to occur, it has been shown that other immune cells that normally keep the destructive ones in check (known as regulatory T cells) are impaired in individuals with ...
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Brain cells

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MS rates

Study confirms increased MS rates 15 November 2006

The recently released findings of a new study appear to confirm long-held suspicions that local communities Morrison and Paw Paw have higher-than-average rates of multiple sclerosis - particularly among women.
The study found Morrison in particular had 21 confirmed cases of MS - all of them women - which represents about 218 cases for every 100,000 people. That's about 2 1/2 times the average diagnosis rate, ...
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More questions for ye the experts: need specialist/MS clinic

:?: I have not found anyone or any center here in VA that has will take the holistic approach to working with a person who lives with MS. Suggestions would be very much appreciated... since we have been waiting for two months for an answer from a clinic in NC and one in SC. The MS Center in Virginia (Tidewater) will not see me until they ...
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