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ED

Has anyone here studied the use of Viagra for ED and it's safety. We were at John's neurologist today and he mentioned he was having trouble in this area. Of course I've noted it but really wasn't going to be the one to mention it. To tell you the truth I vacated the room while they discussed it. The trouble is once we got in the car John says he has a perscription for Viagra ...
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immunosuppressant or immunomodulator?

What is the difference in immunosuppressant and immunomodulator? I hope I am getting the spelling right on those. I did read that immunomodulators included interferon betas ( Avonex, Rebif, etc. and Copaxon) So what falls under immunosupressants? Would that be the chemo type drugs? Does Tysabri fall under this?
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Neurovax

Neurovax almost ready to start its next phase II trial.



The Immune Response Corporation Secures Key Partners for Launch of Phase II Trial of NeuroVax(TM) In Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

October 10, 2006 - PRNewswire-FirstCall - The Immune Response Corporation today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Accelsiors CRO & Consultancy Services, a clinical research organization (CRO) with extensive experience in conducting multiple sclerosis (MS) trials, to oversee the 200-patient Phase II ...
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Quack warning!

I hadnt seen any references to this particular brand of quackery before and since it is potentially so dangerous I thought I'd post it. From Sunday Times 9 Oct 06

Hydrogen peroxide is a wonder drug to some, lethal to others

Katherine Bibeau was willing to try any treatment that would slow her decline from multiple sclerosis (MS) and keep her out of a wheelchair. In March 2004, after hearing about a “longevity physician” ...
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hey LC!

i have only just started having a look at LDN because someone was all stoked with it on an introduction string. what an interesting read. how very interesting that it is an immune system BOOSTER! wow. so anyway, deals with correcting issues with the opioid system (which also happens to be affected in cases of anorexia and bulemia... i'm thinking vegan history could also be implicated???). links to glucose preference and insulin production. this is ...
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MRIs

Shouldn't this have been thought of before?

1: Lancet Neurol. 2006 Oct;5(10):841-52.
MRI and the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: expanding the concept of "no better explanation".Charil A, Yousry TA, Rovaris M, Barkhof F, De Stefano N, Fazekas F, Miller DH, Montalban X, Simon JH, Polman C, Filippi M.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Department of Neurology, Scientific Institute and University Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.

Although the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis relies on the demonstration of disease ...
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MultiCell Technologies

MultiCell Technologies Announces Strategic Initiatives for 2006 and 2007; Company to Focus on Advance of First-in-Class Immune-based Drug Candidates into Advanced Phase Human Clinical Trials


SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 5, 2006 - MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:MCET), developing first-in-class drugs based on advanced immune system modulation and other proprietary technologies, has announced its Strategic Initiatives for the remainder of 2006 and beyond. The announcement was made by Dr. Stephen Chang, President and Chief Executive Officer of MultiCell. ...
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Neuroprotection

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Neurobiology

This is difficult to understand (as a layman). I think they are saying that they are starting to understand more about this complex disease. I also get the impression that they are, at last, recognising that the auto-immune model is not a good one.

http://www.msif.org/en/research/researc ... ology.html
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T Reg cells

I know it's EAE, but I think we'll be hearing a lot more about T Reg cells in the future.

http://www.msif.org/en/research/researc ... expan.html
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