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ABX and new MS

I was DX with MS in August 2006 after Optic Neuritis (still not recovered fully) and an MRI that showed lesions. I have no other symptoms and never have had any symptoms. I am 55, had a mild heart attack in 1999 and was DX with diabetes in Mar 2005. And obviously at my age I have had numerous colds, sore throats etc through my life. (although not just before the ON).

Is the ON ...
Read more : ABX and new MS | Views : 2446 | Replies : 10 | Forum : Antibiotics


TOUCH and the required MRI

Gary is in the VERY SLOW process of getting in the TOUCH program to receive Tysabri. He was required to have a MRI of the brain within the past 6 months. The Neuro nurse stated that the DR would look at the MRI and see if he was a canidate for Tysabri. Other than the obvious PML, what are they looking for?
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motley fool's take on Campath

Here's an investor site's take on the Campath results. Less than enthusiastic, due to the high rate of "potentially fatal immune disorders"...

http://news.yahoo.com/s/fool/20060914/b ... 5826588322
Read more : motley fool's take on Campath | Views : 2368 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Campath (Lemtrada, Alemtuzumab)


Definitions

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Read more : Definitions | Views : 9239 | Replies : 86 | Forum : General Discussion






My Introduction...

Hello. I am a thirty-seven-year-old wife and mother of two boys, ages five and ten. I was diagnosed August 8, 2006. MS sucks.
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prescribing statins for MS

Does anyone know of a Neuro (or other Doc) in Colorado who has prescribed, or will prescribe, statins for someone who does NOT have high cholesterol, but who does have MS?
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prescribing statins for MS

Does anyone know of a Neuro (or other Doc) in Colorado who has prescribed, or will prescribe, statins for someone who does NOT have high cholesterol, but who does have MS?
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Campath

I've also posted this under the Campath thread

Genzyme Reports Interim Results From Trial of Campath(R) for Multiple Sclerosis

Genzyme Corporation today announced two-year interim results from a Phase 2 trial comparing Campath(R) (alemtuzumab) with Rebif(R) (interferon beta-1a) for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. The results derive from a pre-specified analysis conducted after two years of treatment for 334 patients in the planned three-year trial. This review was conducted in conjunction with an independent ...
Read more : Campath | Views : 1163 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Drug Pipeline


 

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