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Chat rooms????

Hi
I really love this site. It gives me hope and a lot of information that I need. There are a lot of people on this site that I would love to get to know. I think the more we know each other, the more we may be able to help each other. With all that said, I was wondering how everyone feels about having chat rooms????
Arron, would that be possible? That way, if ...
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20% Smaller Needle

AVONEX(R), The Most Prescribed Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Worldwide, May Now Be Given with Smaller Needle

Tuesday June 20, 9:32 am ET
Additional Supplemental Application for Convenient Needle Locking System and Change In Room Temperature Storage Filed with FDA

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 20, 2006--AVONEX® (Interferon beta 1a), the most prescribed multiple sclerosis (MS) therapy worldwide may now be administered with a needle that is 20 percent shorter and thinner than the currently approved needle. People living ...
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infusion centers?

Has anyone come across where the infusion centers will be located in the US?
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gene-based interferon beta

This would have been far more exciting if they could have made this discovery 10 years ago.



Gene-Based Intramuscular Interferon-beta Therapy for Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis.

Mol Ther. 2006 Jun 15;
Jaini R, Hannaman D, Johnson JM, Bernard RM, Altuntas CZ, Delasalas MM, Kesaraju P, Luxembourg A, Evans CF, Tuohy VK.
Department of Immunology, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.

In contrast to serial injections of recombinant interferon-beta (IFN-beta) for long-term therapy of ...
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Research

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Better than Betaseron and 75% reduction

Teva drug reduces MS relapses by 75 pct in study

By Bill Berkrot Mon Jun 19, 2:11 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's multiple sclerosis (MS) drug Copaxone reduced relapses by 75 percent in both new patients and those who had not done well on the older Schering AG medicine Betaseron, according to a large study.

The open label 805-patient study did not compare the two drugs but tested Copaxone in ...
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depression

can anyone let me know if they take anything that helps there mood. i am going to my neuro this week and need some help. i feel like i am falling into a hole. there does'nt seem to be anything to help the ms so at least i hope there is something to brighten my mood. if there is a drug that you feel really helps i would much appreciate the name of the it ...
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Just diagnosed

Hi,

My name is Nicole. I was just diagnosed with MS a few days ago. I woke up with a numb face 2 weeks ago and called my neurologist (luckily I already had one because of migraines) and had an MRI Wednesday. Friday I was in her office staring at 3 lesions and talking about whether or not I wanted to start medication. She's giving me the option so I guess that's good. She said ...
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when does an attack 'end'?

hey all.

so my attack started on january 23rd/24th, and got worse and worse until january 29th. then the long slow climb back started.

here we are june 19, and although i have seen TONS of progress, the curve has really started to flatten out. so how do you know when the attack "ends"? can attacks be months or even a year long?

if this is me 'between attacks', i think it's starting to make ...
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News: Nutra Pharma to Acquire ReceptoPharm

Nutra Pharma annouced today that ReceptoPharm signed a letter of intent to be fully acquired by Nutra Pharma.

More details at http://www.nutrapharma.com. Thought this board would find this interesting news...
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