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Resveratrol in the news

From the NY Times...

Sirtris, a start up biochemical co. trying to patent drugs based on red wines' resveratrol, was purchased by GlaxoSmithKline for 720 million. You know when drug companies are trying to patent and replicate natural substances, that there's something there that works.


"Serious scientists have long derided the idea of life-extending elixirs, but the door has now been opened to drugs that exploit an ancient biological survival mechanism, that of switching the ...
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FDA has changed its tune on amalgam fillings

Mercury fillings may harm some- like immunocompromised individuals...

"We do believe that the agency will ask for the label to indicate that mercury is an ingredient in the filling, and that special populations should be exempt from such fillings, such as: nursing women, pregnant women, young children, and immunocompromised individuals,"

http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/ ... dChannel=0

very interesting change of policy. Still haven't had Jeff's 13 amalgam fillings removed..looking for a local ...
Read more : FDA has changed its tune on amalgam fillings | Views : 2371 | Replies : 11 | Forum : General Discussion


random news

so i go back to the genius pharmacist who fixed my lungs/throat so significantly by recommending magnesium. i went in and told him he was a genius and that it worked really well for me. i also told him that it didn't really stay with me and i had to keep taking mg or my throat would go downhill again and my breathing would get shallow. so he says match your mg of magnesium with ...
Read more : random news | Views : 1740 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Daily Life


Bit miffed today??

Bit miffed today i had a letter off urology with a date for Urodynamics testing.. but i was told by my nurse and Neuro that it would be pointless due to having no urine output at all.... how would they measure my flow? Also a chart came with it asking me to write down how much i void at how many times a day for a week???? i do not void at all??? :dunno: :wtf: ...
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Another myelin disease

Not MS but disease involving myelin, involves mice, but shows some promise.


http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j14 ... 3&w=464753
Read more : Another myelin disease | Views : 1777 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Stem Cells


Accupuncture?

Has anyone tried accupuncture for symptom relief?, like leg pain, spasticity etc.?
Did it work for ya?
Do you have links to documentaion either way?

There's such a wealth of experience on this site..Thanks in advance.
Colleen
Read more : Accupuncture? | Views : 7169 | Replies : 44 | Forum : General Discussion


Well, they all rock!

Not that this is news for any of you who have been out to Hopkins.....but man, they all rock here!

It's been a long day. Everyone was absolutely wonderful....and I'm all ready to go forward. I probably make no sense at the moment - between crying and just being absolutely exhausted all day. LOL

I will be following in the footsteps of several of you here....and I'd like to again thank those of you who ...
Read more : Well, they all rock! | Views : 1929 | Replies : 4 | Forum : Revimmune (cyclophosphamide or cytoxan)


New to Rebif

I just started my Rebif last week. I had shot #3 today. No side effect to speak of except for fatigue.

I was wondering if the side effects get worse when the dose goes up to 22 and 44? I hate that this makes me sit and wait for something to make me sick.

Does anyone take medication for the fatigue and does it help?

I wonder sometimes how I will keep working when this ...
Read more : New to Rebif | Views : 4568 | Replies : 12 | Forum : Rebif


I am new here

Hi all, I am new to this site. I was probable MS for 5 years was DX the end of April after the last 2 MRI's has new lesions. I started Rebif last week and had shot #3 this afternoon. So far no adverse reaction except fatigue that is worse than normal. I look forward to the support this site will give and hope I can be of support to others.
Read more : I am new here | Views : 1452 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Introductions


Statins

ok just got my result from the dr : cholest=237, tri=546,and hdl=33
Now what? Guess this means another freaking Dr. appointment. Great
Can someone tell me just how bad my levels are. Please
So sick of going to the Dr.
Read more : Statins | Views : 5519 | Replies : 10 | Forum : Statins


 

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