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Beta-interferons ‘not associated with delayed onset of SPMS’

A Canadian study has found no link between the delayed onset of secondary progressive multiple sclerosis and treatment with beta-interferons..... Read More -


HI friends anyone used this drug for m.s please reply
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inside-out and outside-in models

I reproduce here below an article that I have found with a comparison about the main two families of theoretical models for MS. I suppose that CCSVI would be in the outside-in family, together with the classic models, but also there are some interesting merits in the other explanation. Something inside the CNS (behind the BBB) destroys the BBB. Later the demyelination process happens as the normal theory explains.

I would like to hear your ...

Avonex and Weight Gain

I have been on Avonex for a little over 2 years now.

Over the last two years I have gained close to 18 pounds. My doctor says it is not from the drugs but I am not sure.

I am fairly active (4-5 times a week)

Anyone else have weight gain? I am tempted to switch medicines because the weight gain is really starting to get me.

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Any one have neck pain?

I have severe neck pain to the point I have to lay down to take the pressure off of my neck. I know that I have to to lesions on my cervical. I was just wondering if anyone else has this issue and if so what they do to relieve there pain.
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The Craniocervical Syndrome and MRI ... 2427429118

Just released - authored by Dr Francis Smith, renown MRI specialist, a new textbook titled "The Craniocervical Syndrome and MRI". Dr Scott Rosa's chapter details his observations at the craniocervical junction. Important new information for those with neurodegenerative disease.


abstract accepted!

headed to an international conference to present later this year :)
Read more : abstract accepted! | Views : 262 | Replies : 7 | Forum : Daily Life

Faulty supplement testing may lead to stricter regulation

A storm based on faulty "science" is brewing in the supplement world. In February, the New York Attorney General published the results of DNA tests on various herbal supplements that showed that the DNA of the plants listed on the ingredient labels were not detectable in the supplements. The conclusion taken by the New York Attorney General was that these supplements contained no material from the plants listed on the ingredient labels.

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Seizure of epilepsy

Have any of you had a single seizure of epilepsy? I have been on Gilenya for one year and just came back home from hospital emergency department (with a broken head and five stitchese...) :( I had Tysabri before G (for one and half year) but left it since my JCV antibody index have reached 3,8 and the risk of PML became too high... :
Any advice?
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MS model in mice -- is it real "MS"?

OK I'll stop being facetious. This seems to be a very significant discovery indeed. It should make the use of EAE (the MS mouse model) unnecessary, for the most part, and cause drug research to stop using it. Do spinal taps of MS patients to have great value after all?

The cause of MS should be within our grasp. Once the cause is known, a cure (if it exists) can be found.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) ...
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