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From AARDA's Infocus publication, June 2016

From AARDA's (American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association) June 2016 Infocus publication:

Good news from Québec about MS

Researchers at the University of Québec-Laval have found the involvement of a molecule in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that attacks the central nervous system.

In their study, the team, led by Dr. Steve Lacroix, professor of molecular medicine, focused on one of the mechanisms that characterize multiple sclerosis, the massive influx of immune ...
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Cerebral microbleeds in MS patients....

Cerebral microbleeds in MS patients associated with increased risk of disability

Leaky blood vessels in the brain called cerebral microbleeds are associated with increased physical and cognitive disability in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study by researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences...Read more -
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MS Anxiety Ruining my Life

I'm a hypocondriac but more specifically I am terrified of having MS, largely due to some symptoms I have been having.
I do not know where else to turn for advice, my doctors have not been of much help.


It does not run in my family and I am a healthy 24 year old male, I am into bodybuilding and nutrition.
In my country (Australia) approximately 23,000 people are living with MS and if ...
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Gene NR1H3 recently discovered interacts with endothelium

This month was published that a mutation in gene NR1H3 was heavily related to familial PPMS. The big news for CCSVI is that this gene is involved in the production of the protein LXRA, and if we look in wikipedia:

we find that it interacts with EDF1, other protein involved in the endothelium.

Besides, LXRA is also related to the metabolism ...

Making a free injection tracking mobile app - Need feedback!


I’ve been lurking various MS forums since my girlfriend started taking Copaxone for her MS last year, and see a lot of people asking about mobile apps or different methods of tracking their injections. I design mobile apps full time, and I’ve decided to make an app for my girlfriend to track her injections in a simple, modern way after being frustrated with current apps on the market.

Instead of just making it for, ...
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Big Data

Some time ago I discussed problems with Facebook. However, Facebook is just a symptom of a much larger issue.

Here's an interesting documentary that discusses how big data is used and the coming tsunami of the role of big data in our lives, The Human Face of Big Data.

The irony of posting this here is not lost on me...

"Welcome to the machine."
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