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Varicella Zoster Often in CSF of MS patients

I found it specially interesting, that among people without any neurological diseases none had viral DNA in CSF...

--Frank


Varicella Zoster Often Found in Cerebrospinal Fluid of MS Patients

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Feb 08 - Cerebrospinal fluid from multiple sclerosis patients commonly contains varicella zoster virus DNA, Italian researchers report in the February issue of the Journal of Medical Virology.
"Our data on varicella zoster virus and multiple sclerosis suggest that the interaction between ...
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Free website for families

I set-up a free site on The Family Post and it's so
easy to use even my son is uploading his own photos.
Check this out:

http://www.thefamilypost.com/basic/

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Enkorten

hi all,

i came across this article today...most of the information listed online was in a foreign language...anyone, know anything about it?...here is the link..

ThinkingOutLoud

http://www.javno.com/en/world/clanak.php?id=24732

Bosnia Patents First Drug For Multiple Sclerosis
This is the first original and patented drug from Bosnia and Herzegovina that has proved to be very effective and safe.

Enkorten, a drug for Multiple Sclerosis and Asthma, which is produced by Farmacija from ...
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Changing Social Security to Fit the needs of MS Patients

Here is some background on why this effort is so important to MS patients and others who suffer from chronic illness.

This past year, I helped spearhead a movement to secure flood insurance for coastal homeowners who are ineligible to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program and who can no longer purchase private insurance in the wake of two consecutive years of unusually active hurricane seasons. As a direct result of this effort, the ...
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Understanding FoxP3

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Relapses DO add up to progression

An abstract which seems to confirm the 'standard model' of RRMS; that relapses do have a cumulative effect on disability:

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Yoga

Hi all,

I thought I would share with the group a yoga site I was made aware of. It is called yogatoday.com. It is free, and it presents a new yoga practice every day. I have it set so that the new practice is downloaded on my computer daily. Every week you receive the program description with the levels of difficulty. There is also a large archive of previous practices that allows you to download ...
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the liver gets involved

There's plenty of healthy disagreement about the cause(s), trigger(s) and disease process, but I think we can agree that it is incredibly complex.



Immunomodulatory properties of increased levels of liver X receptor beta in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from multiple sclerosis patients.

Exp Neurol. 2007 Jan 24;
Giorelli M, Livrea P, Minervini MG, Trojano M.
Department of Neurologic and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Bari, Italy; U.O. of Neurology, "Casa della ...
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MBP-8298 update

BioMS Medical: potential to broaden MS treatment options
2nd March 2007
By Charlotte Mackey

BioMS commences phase II/III extension trial for MBP-8298 in the treatment of multiple sclerosis

BioMS has initiated an open-label extension of its MAESTRO-01 pivotal phase II/III trial of MBP-8298 in patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. MBP-8298 has the potential to broaden the currently narrow treatment options for this form of MS as well as offering an improved dosing regimen.

'Content ...
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