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well folks, i have been in australia since the beginning of july. my bf doesn't make any effort to communicate with me, he is not interested. it is very one-sided and hurts. he is mad at me leaving my job and returning to school in 2004, and i think he was relieved when i had my ms attack because i couldn't come on the australia exchange. he was actually quite supportive and kind when i ...
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Advantages of PPMS and SPMS over RRMS

No, I haven't lost my mind. Having observed the herxheimer reactions of my husband who is on the Wheldon protocol, the thought came to me of a certain advantage he and others with progressive forms of MS "enjoy" as compared to protocolers with RRMS. Since, for progressive MSers, life is one long exacerbation with the intensity of symptoms varying from one day to the next, the temporary worsening of symptoms due to herxing is not ...
Read more : Advantages of PPMS and SPMS over RRMS | Views : 1794 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Antibiotics


I think this is sounds very promising

October 13, 2006
Neurotechnology Industry Organization Launched to Advance Treatments for Brain and Nervous System Illnesses
Posted by Zack Lynch

Neurotechnology Industry Organization Launched to Advance Treatments for Brain and Nervous System Illnesses

New Global Trade Association to Advocate for the Brain Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – (BUSINESS WIRE)– More than 20 leading pharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostic companies, along with major academic brain research centers and patient ...
Read more : NIO | Views : 731 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion

Everyone should read this link...

In case you haven't seen this link that Robbie posted. Everyone should. Its a great read, and very important for people to read. Spread it around.
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Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

Everyone breathing in the UK in last 20 years is aware of Douglas Adams's work most notably of course The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy - and most of us just love it! So I just cant quite understand why I never read this book before? Anyway that means I came to this novel with high expectations. It was to be witty, funny and intelligent and have a geat use of English. The characters were ...
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THREE New Data Releases Re: Tysabri...Stunning! :)

1) TYSABRI® Demonstrates Improvement in Cognitive Function :D
2) TYSABRI® Demonstrate Significant Reduction in Steroid Use and Hospitalizations :D
3) TYSABRI® Has Sustained Effect on Relapse Rate for up to Three Years :D

And an "older" data release re: TYSABRI® Demonstrate Significant Effects on Health-Related Quality of Life ...

How deep for autoject?

been on Copaxone 2.5 years, but still bruising a lot and now have extensive lipoatrophy. Not a pretty sight 8O
Copaxone nurse visited recently and was shocked at my legs.
She said I needed to increase needle depth.
I put it up to 7 for my leg, but I hit muscle, got a severe cramp that lasted half an hour, hopping around groaning.
6 seems to ...
Read more : How deep for autoject? | Views : 3675 | Replies : 9 | Forum : Copaxone

Hi * !

After browsing for almost a year now, I thought it was time to join.

I'm a male 36 from The Netherlands...

First I want to thank all involved in ThisIsMS. This site stands out with head and shoulders above the rest. It's really informative and a decent MS-library.

I've been diagnosed with RRMS after a Nuritis Optica. That's now 4 years ago. I had some symptoms before but never realized it was MS. I'm pretty ...
Read more : Hi * ! | Views : 1845 | Replies : 9 | Forum : Introductions


Two articles on FTY720.

Novartis Pharmaceuticals initiates new world-wide Phase III study for Fingolimod (FTY720)

Following a two-year phase II clinical study, in which Novartis Pharmaceuticals reported a relapse rate reduction of more then 50%, compared to placebo, with 77% of people taking Fingolimod (FTY720) remaining relapse-free over two years. Novartis has announced the initiation of a world-wide Phase III study in more than 3000 people with MS.
The FREEDOMS multi-centre study, is to ...
Read more : FTY720 | Views : 1786 | Replies : 4 | Forum : Drug Pipeline

Tysabri: Then and Now

It is amazing the changes in the way you go to your DR and asked to be put on Tysabri; Then and Now.
Then: Gary was an immediate canidate, perfect canidate for Tysabri. "As soon as it comes out, I'll put you on it"
Now: It won't do Gary any good. It doesn't do good for Progressive MS. You know you could die on it. It don't make you better. You know you could die ...
Read more : Tysabri: Then and Now | Views : 1591 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Tysabri (Antegren or Natalizumab)


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