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Any second timers?

I posted elsewhere that my neuro wants to re-titrate me on Rebif after my liver enzymes come back down. Is there anyone else that has done this? How is it going if so? How long did it take for them to come back to normal? Any info is appreciated!!!
Thanks a bunch,
Kelli
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ACP

Good to see the Accelerated Cure Project repository is being used to good effect.

Gene Logic Identifies Gene Expression Patterns Associated with Multiple Sclerosis in Blood Cells 26 October 2007

Company Is Collaborating with Accelerated Cure Project for Follow-On Studies Using Blood Samples.

Gene Logic Inc.announced today that it has identified gene expression patterns in white blood cells (WBC) that are statistically associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), a disease of the central nervous system ...
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Another New Topic? Arron?

You kicked but on the Revimmune one, so I got another question for you. I use a device called the Walkaide. If you want to look into it please check out my site at www.chrishasms.com or www.walkaide.com I use this device and it's for folks with foot drop. It's given me back a huge portion of my life, and I would love for ...
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Interleukin-1

Whenever injury occurs to brain tissue inflammation occurs in response, (and "injury" can include neurodegeneration – neurons dying due to some other cause), IL – 1 is activated and appears to prolong and enhance the inflammation to the point where it becomes damaging. Inhibiting it using IL – 1 RA might be a way to minimize the damage:

Biochem Soc Trans. 2007 Oct;35(Pt 5):1122-6
Authors: Simi A, Tsakiri N, Wang P, Rothwell NJ
Inflammation occurs ...
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Spironolactone - any affect on MS

I used to take spironolactone for my skin but quit back in August of 2006 when I was diagnosed. I have done a google search but haven't found any info about it's possible affects on MS. Does anyone have any comments on it's use and if it affected their condition in any way? I would like to go back on it since it really works to keep my skin clear.

Any opinions would be helpful. ...
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physio

the therapist said i should be standing at Christmas
the muscles are all there and they move when i tell them too
i'm sooo excited but still feel like crap
oh well
good with the bad
shell
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Minocycline

Bit more info on the upcoming trial

http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j11 ... 8&w=464753
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Hello from PA!

Hello, everyone! My name is Brandy, I'm 29 years old and I have been living with MS for about 7 years. I'm an avid World of Warcraft player, I love gardening, cooking and nature. I don't have nor want children; I have a kitty named Bud who lives with my boyfriend and I and I work as a pharmacy help desk rep for a major pharmacy chain and I have a PT job.

My first ...
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Systems biology

An interesting article in The Economist discusses the rise of systems biology and makes some points that I think a lot of people here might agree with:


The Human Genome Project, for example, was a triumph of reductionism. But merely listing genes does not explain how they collaborate to build and run an organism. Nor do isolated cells or biological molecules give full insight into the causes and development of diseases that ravage whole organs ...
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Looking for a Doctor in Virginia

Hello,

Thank you for allowing on the bulletin board.

I am 51 years old, diagnosed with RRMS in 2001. In the last year it appears more like PPMS.

I went to a MS Clinic in California but cannot find anything in Northern Virginia. Does anyone have a referral?

Many thanks!
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