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Gene linked to interferon-beta treatment

A new study led by investigators at Brigham and Womens Hospital (BWH) reports the discovery of a genetic variant associated with a patients likelihood of responding to interferon-beta, one of the medications used in treating multiple sclerosis...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/genetics
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3 new MS drug trials-all address blood flow

Three new MS drug trials in the press this month.

If you ever wondered whether blood flow was important to brain health, all you would have to do is read about three new MS drug trials announced in the past month.

All three of these compounds have been shown in stage I and II clinical trials to help people with MS, to reduce symptoms, reduce relapses and slow progression. All three have been touted as ...


Possible MS Symptoms?

Hi everyone. I am posting on the site in hopes that someone can assist me with a possible diagnosis. Beginning in May 2013 I started to feel pressure in my right groin area. I thought maybe it was an ovarian cyst so I went to the doctor and had an ultrasound and nothing was found. This pain gradually subsided after a couple months. Then beginning in October 2013 I started to experience a fullness under ...
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The thrill is gone

Chairman of the board B.B. King has died at the age of 89.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/15/entertain ... king-dead/
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Treatment at the first sign of illness improves MS: Study

A long-term study following multiple sclerosis (MS) patients taking interferon beta-1b, suggests the earlier therapy is started, the greater the benefit..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/betaferon
Read more : Treatment at the first sign of illness improves MS: Study | Views : 188 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Betaseron


Is PYCNOGENOL a good treatment for Multiple Sclerosis?

Someone please help… Is PYCNOGENOL a good treatment for Multiple Sclerosis? If so, how many milligrams? I was diagnosed with MS over 2 years ago (probably had the condition for 6 years now and didn't know it). I was prescribed Tecfidera (been taking it for almost a 1 year now) due to doctors’ advice saying there is no cure and the longer I put off treatment the worst the disease could progress. I am ALL ...
Read more : Is PYCNOGENOL a good treatment for Multiple Sclerosis? | Views : 293 | Replies : 3 | Forum : General Discussion


British expertise leads the way at international MS Conf.

British expertise leads the way at international MS Conference

British expertise will be leading the way at the International MS Patient Summit to be held in Rome on 22 May. And patients’ own expertise will be top of the conference agenda........... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Scientists find way to deliver drugs straight to brains...

Scientists find way to deliver drugs straight into people’s brains

A team of Canadian scientists has found a way to break the barrier of the human body that keeps the nervous and circulatory systems apart, and inject the drugs directly into the brain using “carrier” antibodies..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/nervecells
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Recieved my MRI imaging back..your thoughts?

So i went for a baseline MRI on April 22 before i started my treatment of Copaxone. This would be the first MRI since October
and only the 3rd since the onset of symptoms in Aug 2014. I have another appointment to see my neurologist on May 25 to
review the images. The one lesions measuring 25.2mmx27mm has me rather worried. Your thoughts?

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"Cold burn" sensation lower back? Headaches base of skull?

Hi there,

Over the past year and half - 2 years my body has just been... dumb :? And insanely frustrating. I'm 43 years old and went from being in the best shape of my life to not being able to do anything. I've had lots of random things that, at this point, I've lost track of... my top two complaints would be my right shoulder area. ...
Read more : "Cold burn" sensation lower back? Headaches base of skull? | Views : 191 | Replies : 6 | Forum : Undiagnosed


 

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