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Emerging Therapies..will not unseat current drugs

A report from a market research organisation based on surveys of neurologists on what will be most successful MS drugs through to 2017

http://www.decisionresources.com/press_ ... _04_09.htm

"Although Tysabri is disadvantaged by its rare incidence of life-threatening side effects, we do not expect any therapy in development for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis to displace it as the clinical gold standard," said Decision Resources Analyst Bethany Kiernan, Ph.D. "While some therapies in ...
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it's official...

Jeff's having an exacerbation. Off to the neuro tomorrow to hopefully start a course of steroids. He's been hobbling around on a numb left foot this week...hoping it would go away on it's own. It hasn't.

Two years with no flare was a good run...so yeah, I'm back :oops:

The two similarities from his first flare are February and too much work stress and sleep disturbance. Anyone ...
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JH's Clinical trial

Does anyone know the status of Hopkins' clinical trial for HiCy? It was my understanding that they were going to start a phase III trial of it some time early this year (as opposed to doing it off-label, as they did before). Are they currently recruiting, or do they have enough volunteers who tried to get it off-label? I haven't seen or read anything about it lately.
Read more : JH's Clinical trial | Views : 1794 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Revimmune (cyclophosphamide or cytoxan)


video blog

love to put a face with the members. talk about anything other than worms .
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Promise 2010 progress

Progress report of the Promise 2010 initiative.

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/news/n ... px?nid=758
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World Heath Ranking

I thought this was interesting, even being outdated.



The World Health Organization's ranking of the world's health systems was last produced in 2000, and the WHO no longer produces such a ranking table, because of the complexity of the task.


http://www.photius.com/rankings/healthranks.html
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Disability Insurance?

Just curious....was anyone lucky enough to purchase disabiltiy insurance before you were diagnosed with MS?

Has anyone claimed their disability insurance policy?
Read more : Disability Insurance? | Views : 2150 | Replies : 11 | Forum : General Discussion


Musician with MS

Has anybody heard of a famous musician with MS?
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Myelin Repair Foundation

A summary report from the Myelin Repair Foundation

http://www.myelinrepair.org/myelin_repa ... ml#2009-01

January 2008
Cutting Edge: MRF Scientists find that a specialized subset of dendritic cells could play a regulatory role in suppressing CNS inflammation and perhaps limit damage to myelin
Journal of Immunology (2008): 180:6457-6461.

Cutting Edge: CNS plasmacytoid dendritic cells regulate the severity of relapsing experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.

Authors: Bailey-Bucktrout, S. L., S. Caulkins, G. Goings, J. A. ...
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More EBV research

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