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Amiloride

I like to cheer everbody up on a Monday morning. This does look interesting and human trials are in the offing.

Ian

Blood pressure drug hope for Multiple Sclerosis 12 November 2007
A drug which has been used for decades to treat high blood pressure may turn out to be a key treatment for multiple sclerosis, say British researchers.


Amiloride was found to reduce degeneration of nerve tissue in mice and the team at Oxford ...
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IL 27

IL-27 Anti-Inflammation Molecule Helps Fight MS-Like Disease 12 November 2007

An immune system messenger molecule that normally helps quiet inflammation could be an effective tool against multiple sclerosis (MS). Neurology researchers led by Abdolmohamad Rostami, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Neurology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience in Philadelphia, have found that the protein interkeukin-27 (IL-27) helped block the onset or reverse ...
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newbie...

Hi there. I am new and not even sure if I have ms... lots of changes in the past couple of years. I had a strange episode this past summer with numbness and tingling and pins and needles in my back, arms and fingers ( two episodes since). I saw the doctor and she sent me in for a mri and scan on my head and neck. The results were one lesion found on my ...
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Hi Jake

Your news is good but doesn't surprise me. I've been on LDN for the last 5 years. What does worry me is that you mentioned that you are using a local compounder. Is he familiar with LDN or did you have to basically tell him what to do? I started out with a local compounder and I had to explain to them what I needed them to do with the fast release filler. After 6 ...
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Help

Hello,

I am 25, white female and I suspect that I may have MS. I had gone to see a doctor about 2 years ago when I experienced my first episode of non-severe, but hardly dismissable neurological symptoms. He ran some tests and then told me nothing is wrong and not to worry about it.
I forgot about it all until a few weeks ago when the same type of symptoms re-appeared.
At this point, ...
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Placenta / parasite

That old parasite Lyon has managed to drive everyone from this site.

This story should keep him happy for a bit.


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7081298.stm
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For anyone flying

This is from another post I had setup. I hope this may be helpful for someone...

I just ordered from insulincase.com the "Small Medication Cooler kit good for Avonex Byetta Copaxone Embrel Forteo Humulin Xolair", costs about 45$ US. I found it through amazon.com. There was a slightly larger one for 55$. Im not gonna take a chance with anything else. The description is as follows from http://www.insulincase.com/detail.aspx?ID=328

Description: ...
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exercise machines

Hello everyone, I have not posted in quite a while but I need your input.
I am going to purchase a passive exercise machine which I hope will help with spasticity, edema in lower legs, etc. Has anyone ever used a Thera-cycle or do you have other equipment you can recommend..Thanks for any information.
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One for Wesley

Hey Wesley,
I saw this today and thought of you – I seem to recall a little while ago you were going to attend a conference where the subject of the Rho family of proteins was going to be discussed, obviously in relation to cancer. Did anything relevant to MS come up, or did I just miss it? Anyway, here's the abstract:

Zhang Z, Schittenhelm J, Meyermann R, Schluesener HJ.

Institute of Brain Research, University ...
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