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Ho hum, another study involving vitamin D


Another study that promotes the virtues of vitamin D. I believe these results to be consistent with studies involving MS prevention and vitamin D. (ie. Harvard's Ascherio and the nurses)

Vitamin D Backed For Cancer Prevention In Two New Studies

Science Daily — Two new vitamin D studies using a sophisticated form of analysis called meta-analysis, in which data from multiple reports is combined, have revealed new prescriptions for possibly preventing up to half ...
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Minocycline - Dignan


I recently posted a presentation given at the end of November 2006 by Professor Thompson of the UK. The presentation covered neuro-protective agents and the following comment was made about minocycline:

Minocycline is very interesting. This is an antibiotic which inhibits nitrous oxide synthetase and there's been a small pilot study done of that in MS which has been very interesting and there's a very large study planned in Canada which is just going ...
Read more : Minocycline - Dignan | Views : 1885 | Replies : 7 | Forum : Drug Pipeline

AnA Test

I don't mean to complain but my family could use a break. I'm a 44 year old male and I've been diagnosed with MS since '04. My twin brother has yet to be officiallly diagnosed but appears have MS too. I've an older brother, now deceased from lung cancer, who had MS too. My 44 year old wife has had severe RA since she was 26. My son who is 14 has Psoriasis, as I ...
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Something for Lyon


You have an insatiable demand for MS knowledge. Attached is a video of a lecture from the end of last year from Professor Thompson of the UK which runs through current knowledge / current therapies / future therapies. This should keep you happy and give us all a break from you for a day or so. Enjoy.

Read more : Something for Lyon | Views : 937 | Replies : 1 | Forum : General Discussion

From the Wash Post

I like this its understandable

Because parasites often cause long-lasting infections, the researchers hypothesized that such infections could make persistent demands on the body and thereby reduce the likelihood that the immune system will attack healthy tissue.
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Must be my lucky week,

At the end of last week a question I posted to the expert on the UK MS Society website was answered, on Monday I had a £1,000 win on the Premium Bonds, and today I see that my question has been answered on the Canadian MS Society website. And I work full-time!

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Read more : Questions | Views : 1172 | Replies : 7 | Forum : General Discussion


Your doc just gives u a number and what do they really mean..
Read more : EDSS | Views : 2392 | Replies : 10 | Forum : General Discussion

Wheelchair in New York?

Hi, I am 46-year old man with MS from Helsinki (Finland, Scandinavia) and I am planning to make trip with my wife (not MS) to New York City next may.
I can still walk about 1-300 meters, but I prefer wheelchair on a longer distances.
We could rent an appartment which is located in Harlem 125. street Manhattan.
I'd appreciate any information, hints or links somebody could give me about using subway or buses etc.? ...
Read more : Wheelchair in New York? | Views : 2207 | Replies : 6 | Forum : Daily Life

LDN trial to start

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