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New Girl Kamy!

Hi everyone. My name is Kamy (real name is Ellie). I'm from North Carolina and I just came across this site. I've been diagnosed for just over 2 years now. I just turned 26 too. Living with MS can be really easy for me at times yet very complicated at others. I think this looks like a great place to meet people and find out all kinds of info! I look foward to visiting this ...
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Natural, Soy-based Substance Might Help Fight MS

A natural substance made from soy appears to have amazing restorative powers when given to animals with a multiple sclerosis (MS)-like disease.

Using an animal model of MS, neurologists at Jefferson Medical College found that giving doses of a substance called Bowmann-Birk Inhibitor Concentrate (BBIC) dramatically improved the animals' ability to move and walk. The scientists, led by A. M. Rostami, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Neurology at Jefferson Medical College ...
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Cyclosporin neuroprotection drugs

It doesn't specifically mention MS but it does mention neurodegenerative diseases once you get past the chemical warfare stuff.

December 14, 2006 12:58 PM Eastern Time

WRAIR and Maas BiolAB Manufacture Neuroprotective Cyclosporin Formula Mitogard®

SILVER SPRING, Md. & ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Maas BiolAB and the Pilot Bioproduction Facility (PBF) of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) manufactured Mitogard®, a proprietary cyclosporin formulation. Mitogard® was shown by WRAIR researchers to be neuroprotective in models ...
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Gratitude

Hello all,

I wanted to start a thread that talked about gratitude. We all come on here with research information and help on dealing with MS. This is so invaluable we can't quantify it. However, I would like to know how the hell everyone is doing ASIDE from the MS. One of our biggest challenges is to not get consumed and totally preoccupied and basically defined by this crap to the point where we aren't ...
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Gratitude

Hello all,

I wanted to start a thread that talked about gratitude. We all come on here with research information and help on dealing with MS. This is so invaluable we can't quantify it. However, I would like to know how the hell everyone is doing ASIDE from the MS. One of our biggest challenges is to not get consumed and totally preoccupied and basically defined by this crap to the point where we aren't ...
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Tysabri Copay

I'm curious to know how much of a copay people are being charged for Tysabri. I remember when it originally came out people were being charged anywhere from $0 to $90 per infusion.

Thanks!
Katie
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Food allergies and the immune system

Here's an interesting article on food allergies and the immune system from American Scientist.

Why We Develop Food Allergies
Coached by breast milk and good bacteria, the immune system strives to learn the difference between food and pathogens before the first morsel crosses our lips

NHE
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Research

As usual the researchers come up with a half-baked conclusion.

http://www.msif.org/en/research/researc ... ligod.html
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Response from MRF regarding Remyelination

Hi,

Thought i would share this info to other. I had mailed my question to MRF & got the response back from them. Please find below my question & the response from MRF

My Question:

As per my understanding, in people's with demyelinated CNS after a period of time scarring occurs on top of the demyelinated areas, Which I belive is called as "plauges".

During the remyelinating process developed by MRF, will this "scarred or ...
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