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reprogramming cells

Wow.


Scientists use RNA to reprogram one cell type into another

April 16th, 2009 -- PhysOrg.com -- For the past decade, researchers have tried to tweak cells at the gene and nucleus level to reprogram their identity. Now, working on the idea that the signature of a cell is defined by molecules called messenger RNAs, which contain the chemical blueprint for how to make a protein, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, ...
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talk about good music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWovzUEe4l8


this has to be the greatest song neil young ever wrote. i wonder what he was thinking about when he wrote this?
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hook worms MS trial

I don´t know if this was posted before:

http://www.mssociety.org.uk/research/cl ... irms1.html

very promising I think..
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nothing major but some more success with mice

It never ceases to amaze me the capabilities scientists have to cure mice. I guess I feel every success is hopefully a step closer to finding a cure!!!



Genetically modified stem cells treat MS like disease in mice


Mice with a human equivalent of multiple sclerosis have been successfully treated using genetically modified stem cells, say a group of Australian researchers.

The work, led by Dr James Chan of Monash University's Centre of Inflammatory Diseases, ...
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I'm back, a year later, still no answers! desperate!

Hi all,

I was on this forum about a year ago, scared to death i had ppms. well, after a clear brain mri last spring, i decided to try and take a breather from all of it. unfortunately, things haven't gotten better. in fact, they're way worse. A good number of you were so incredibly helpful and reassuring (shout outs to eyedoc, jimmylegs, notasperfectasyou, artifishual, g123, gwa, to name a few) i thought i'd come ...
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ASCT halts / reverses diabetes typ-1

Its the same protocol, that was used in the recently published trial where 21 RRMS patients were successfully (halt, some remission) treated:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn1 ... tment.html

--Frank
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Lhermittes sign?

What is this a why does it happen,is this only because you may get MS or can it be related to some thing else.Ive exprienced this but ignored it,now that im having other problems my head quickily flipped to that day and i was like oh no.

So if i had a nerve conduction study done today,should i tell them i exprienced Lhermittes sign,or would that of done damage already!
can some body tell me ...
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Help us design a better injection device

Dear all
We are two engineering students from the Technical University of Denmark and are writing our masters thesis. We both have great experience and interest in product development of medical equipment. In corporation with the Danish company Bang & Olufsen Medicom an exciting objective was formed. The object is to develop a new and better injection device, that meets the requirements of the end users in regard to features, number of user steps, intuitiveness, ...
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NERVE CONDUCTION STUDY?

WOULD THIS BE A GOOD FIRST MOVE TO MAKE TO SEE IF YOU HAVE MS OR ANOTHER UNDERLYING CONDITION!OR IS THIS A WASTE OF TIME!HAS ANYBODY HAD THIS DONE BEFORE?
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HI IM NEW AND NEED SOME ANSWERS

Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:05 am Post subject: hi im new and need some answers

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HI IM 29,im trying to figure out if i have MS.Ive recently,been having my right side fall asleep or have the tingling numbness in my foot really bad!!Ive also exprienced Lhermittes sign in nov.2007and after that i had acute hyperthyrodism,in 2008 after april alot of the symptoms went away but i was left with anxiety disorder now.Ive been ...
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