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ECTRIMS 2006

The ECTRIMS conference starts today. I attach the link to the scientific programme for each day. You can click on individual presentations / posters and see the abstracts (some are not available yet).

Art from the Boston Cure Programme is attending (I think) and usually produces an excellent summary. This will probably be available next week. I must admit, some of the abstracts are pretty dull. There's quite a bit on FTY 720 and Tysabri. ...
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Scotland

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/5383464.stm

Hopefully, as Scotland has the highest rate of MS in the world, the research will cover MS.

Ian
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taurine

Hmm, I just happen to have a bottle sitting about, I used to feed it to the fennec fox because they need high taurine. I shall try it
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Hello, 3 mo from diagnoses in Seattle

Hello.

I am 44, widowed, and a college student. I got the 21 gun salute for my final acknowledgement of MS. I had been denying it for some time. My sister has it. So it took a 2x4 to get my attention. Carted out of work. In the hosp for 22 days. Now I am on welfare waiting on disability.

It could be worse. I found out how very many real friends I have. People ...
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MS News Channel

Here is a link for those of you who are not familiar with the http://www.msnewschannel.com

This is the newsletter from Barrows Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. They do a lot of research and clinical trials while attempting to cure MS.

This weeks issue is full of information about new drugs and I thought some people here would find it informative.

gwa
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Teva

Article contains dates for double strength copaxone and laquinimod.

http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j652823019&w=464753
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Sony Playstation

I've always thought that technology will help solve the mysteries of diseases like MS - now Sony is involved.

http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j652756027&w=464753
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Started Wheldon CAP

Hello everyone, I've been a user on thisisms.com for several months but not an active blogger. Now I have something to blog about. After months of trying to find a doctor to effectively treat my husband's SPMS, he is finally receiving the right kind of medical care. The treatment is a comprehensive protocol that addresses bacterial, viral, and fungal infections as well as elevated toxic heavy metals, gut dysbiosis/food allergies, and poor sleep/depleted growth hormone ...
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A Vitamin Could Alleviate Chronic, Progressive MS

A Vitamin Could Alleviate Chronic, Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
Article Date: 22 Sep 2006 - 13:00pm (PDT)
Article Also Appears In Neurology / Neuroscience



Researchers have found a possible way to protect people with multiple sclerosis (MS) from severe long-term disability: increase nervous-system levels of a vital compound, called nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD), by giving its chemical precursor - nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3.

Current therapies for MS mainly address the relapsing-remitting phase of the ...
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Brain atlas

This sounds like a significant new tool for researchers.



Paul Allen's "brain atlas" unlocking mysteries of the ultimate computer

September 26, 2006 -- Seattle Times -- The type of brain map that used to grace high-school biology texts looked like a quilt: A pink chunk labeled "vision" bumped up against a blue blob that was the seat of language and a yellow swath representing motor perception.

Those crude representations were the result of centuries' worth ...
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