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World MS Day 2016‬

World MS Day 2016‬ is less than a week away, find out how you can get involved http://www.ms-uk.org/Myles ‪#‎strongerthanMS‬ #WMSD2016

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vedolizumab (alternative to natalizumab)

Vedolizumab (Entyvio) is an anti-integrin α4β7 approved for inflammatory bowel disease. Could this be used in someone with a natalizumab allergy or in a resource-poor area? Perhaps this could be a reasonable treatment for someone with both multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel disease?

Just curious about anyone's thoughts.

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Horrible Spasticity

I've been dealing with horrible spasticity since April and has gotten worse. I don't sleep much anymore at night and I work full time. My MRI shows no changes (minimal) and thoracic spine has no lesions. I've tried so many medications including sativex. I'm so tired and done with it all. I've also tried amitripyline, carbonmezipine, sinemet, quinine, nabilone and nothing. Please help....
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Free Webinar - Parenting with MS

Free Webinar June 15th 3PM EST (US) - MS parenting secrets!

Hi Everyone, I wanted to let you know about an upcoming webinar on thriving as a parent with MS. The session will be hosted by Michelle Walsh - blogger at “Moms with MS” and board member of the Canadian Neurovascular Health Society. During this insightful talk Michelle will discuss:

To join the live event or to be emailed the video recording, register for free ...
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Natalizumab as a first line of treatment any advice?

Hi All,

I had been recently diagnosed as a case of Multiple sclerosis with active inflammation and had my first attack a month ago. Intravenous steroids were given and am currently on Oral steroids for tapering dosage. I had paraesthesias and visual symptoms in right eye, but after steroid therapy, currently i dont have any symptoms except for Urgency and frequency of urination, no incontinence though. My Neurologist after reviewing my clinical profile and MRI ...


Newly diagnosed and highly confused about treatment choice

Hi All,

I had been recently diagnosed as a case of Multiple sclerosis with active inflammation and had my first attack a month ago. Intravenous steroids were given and am currently on Oral steroids for tapering dosage. I had paraesthesias and visual symptoms in right eye, but after steroid therapy, currently i dont have any symptoms except for Urgency and frequency of micturition. My Neurologist after reviewing my clinical profile and MRI progression of lesions ...
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Starting Natalizumab as a first line treatment ?

Hi All,

I had been recently diagnosed as a case of Multiple sclerosis with active inflammation and had my first attack a month ago. Intravenous steroids were given and am currently on Oral steroids for tapering dosage. I had paraesthesias and visual symptoms in right eye, but after steroid therapy, currently i dont have any symptoms except for Urgency and frequency of micturition. My Neurologist after reviewing my clinical profile and MRI progression of lesions ...
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Orkney has 'higher vitamin D levels than mainland' - study

Orkney has 'higher vitamin D levels than mainland' says study

People in Orkney have higher levels of vitamin D than people on mainland Scotland, a study has suggested...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Differences in gut bacteria linked to MS in children

In a recent study, children with multiple sclerosis had differences in the abundance of specific gut bacteria than children without the disease. Certain types of bacteria were either more or less abundant in children with multiple sclerosis. In particular, there was an association between multiple sclerosis and an increase in gut bacteria that have been linked to inflammation and a decrease in gut bacteria that are considered anti-inflammatory...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/may8 ...
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Study - possibility of link between MS and viruses

Study of immune system revives possibility of link between MS and viruses

Researchers investigating immune B-cell response to the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and cytomegalovirus (CMV) say they have found that it may correlate with the amount of brain-specific B-cells in the blood — a marker of multiple sclerosis (MS) — and with higher disease activity. The findings were published in the journal Viruses, in a study titled “The Correlation between the Virus- And Brain Antigen-Specific ...
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