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ANA: Impaired Gene Cluster Singled Out in Multiple Sclerosis

Someone may have posted this already but I missed it:

ANA: Impaired Gene Cluster Singled Out in Multiple Sclerosis

By Paula Moyer, MedPage Today Staff Writer
Reviewed by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
September 27, 2005

MedPage Today Action Points (this is aimed at doctors):

Explain to patients who ask that the genes of interest are the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) genes, which normally help discern ...
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Tysabri Recommended for Reapproval

This is big enough news to post in General Discussion. The advisory committee panel has voted unanimously in favor of re-approving Tysabri.

http://www.thisisms.com/modules.php?nam ... le&sid=259
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Mediterranean diet has anti-inflammatory effects

Although this article was not related to MS and the study done was with the elderly, it could have implications for us MSers as we are all aware that inflammation can be a bad thing. In a nut shell, this study proves a Mediterranean diet (consisting of fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds and grains, meat and meat products, dairy products, fish, alcohol and the mono-unsaturated-to-saturated fat ratio) can influence inflammation.

Original link: ...
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MS drug Tysabri should return to market: Panel Decision

Results from the panel meeting yesterday.


Original link: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060308/hl_nm/tysabri_dc


Dunmann.


GAITHERSBURG, Maryland (Reuters) - Biogen Idec's (Nasdaq:BIIB - news) multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri should return to the market with safeguards to closely monitor patients for a potentially fatal complication, a U.S. advisory panel unanimously ruled on Wednesday.


Biogen and marketing partner Elan Corp. (NYSE:ELN - news) (ELN.I) voluntarily suspended sales in February 2005 after three patients developed a brain ...


BioMS SPMS drug

The following is an update from BioMS on their SPMS drug that they have been working on for over 5 years now. It's one of the few drugs for SPMS that anyone has spent much time on.

Harry

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BioMS Medical's MBP8298 shows five-year delay of disease progression in patients with multiple sclerosis

-Results to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology April 4,
2006-

Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: MS

EDMONTON, March 7 - ...
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Axonal degeneration

A techy article but it mentions neuro-protection.

http://www.msif.org/go.rm?id=13581

Dignan, with his Chemistry PhD, has kindly offered to translate the article into layman's terms.

Ian
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The plaque and its pathogenesis

This looked a good read but you have to purchase the full article.

Given that most Americans are millionaires it would be a nice gesture to your British cousins (given all we do for you) to purchase the article and tell us what's in it.

Ian


http://www.msif.org/go.rm?id=13580
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Prognosis

I'm sure someone had asked about prognosis before. This piece of research looks at the prognosis for those with early on-set MS.

http://www.msif.org/go.rm?id=13579

Ian
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Neurocrine APL

Dignan,

If this was on the list you need to erase it.

Ian

http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j482124809&w=464753
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Question about interactions with Rebif

I planned to ask my neuro today if any of the supplements I'm taking might interact with Rebif since I am going to be starting it soon. Unfortunately I only got the nurse and she couldn't get me off the phone quick enough. Right now I am taking Omega 3, Lecithin and a multivitamin plus Allegra for my sinus and allergy problems. Were you told of any supplements or other medications to avoid when taking ...
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