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Opexa 2006 Year End Financial Report

Here's a link to Opexa's 2006 Financial Report which may be of interest to folks here at ThisIsMS. Note that it was released on March 19, 2007.

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Scots new MRI

Scots' MRI scanning breakthrough 'has potential to save thousands' 23 March 2007

A major breakthrough in scanning technology, which could save thousands of lives by allowing doctors to spot developing diseases such as cancer and multiple sclerosis at a much earlier stage, was announced by Scottish researchers yesterday (22/03/07).

The new scanning device can provide up to 100 different images from inside the body - compared to one from a conventional scanner - and reveal ...
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Use of Minocyclin with the Wheldon regime


I wanted to ask whether it might be a good idea to use Minocyclin instead of Doxycyclin.

There are some MS studies that show good results using Minocylin maybe due to the fact that Minocyclin has some neuroprotective potential.

Read more : Use of Minocyclin with the Wheldon regime | Views : 2301 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Antibiotics


Hi Everyone!!

My doctor just recommended I try Effexor for my MS pain and migraines. I need some feedback from anyone else that might be using this anti-depressant as a treatment for their MS...symptoms it helps, side effects, etc.

Read more : Effexor | Views : 2554 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Regimens

Frank ABX diary

Hello everyone,

I'm planing to stop my Tysabri treatment and instead I want to use ABX.

I have been to my pharmacy today and asked about the availability and pricing of the ABX drugs on the protocol.

I was told NAC is the same as AAC which is used to treat bronchitis, is that the right drug ?
I'm afraid I can only get it as a fizzy tablet ( I dont like their taste ...
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New Rules from FDA

This could certainly have an effect on how big pharma conducts its business in the future. ... 0&emc=eta1

Read more : New Rules from FDA | Views : 1571 | Replies : 6 | Forum : General Discussion

Social Security Disability

I filed for Social Security Disability this morning. I will not hear a decision (yea/nay) for several months.

I haven't worked in seven years and as my MS is progressing (very slowly) it is still progressing.

My husband is wonderfully supportive and has helped me tremendously with all the paperwork.

Niko 8)
Read more : Social Security Disability | Views : 1368 | Replies : 2 | Forum : General Discussion

Tysabri / Campath

Attached is a presentation by Dr Alasdair Coles (the Dr overseeing the Campath trials - of which I am a participant). He discusses both Tysabri and Campath and the risks / potential benefits.

Ian ... mpath.html

Harry Z - best if you avoided this one as it's about monoclonal anti-bodies!
Read more : Tysabri / Campath | Views : 2011 | Replies : 11 | Forum : General Discussion


I have a coworker whos husband has MS. He has never taken any crab meds just Immunocal. His chief complaint was gait and balane issues which caused him to fall often prior to taking Immunocal.

He had marked improvement with Immunocal. To see if it was the Immunocal or something else he stopped taking Immunocal for a few months. His prior issues returned. He went back on Immunocal and they went away. He has been ...
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Estriol gets bigger trial

Public release date: 22-Mar-2007

Contact: Mark Wheeler
University of California - Los Angeles
Could estriol be the elixir for MS?
UCLA researcher's promising pilot study moves to widespread clinical trial to thwart multiple sclerosis

It has long been common knowledge that pregnant women with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience a sharp drop in the ...
Read more : Estriol gets bigger trial | Views : 1473 | Replies : 5 | Forum : General Discussion


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