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Update-Netherlands Daughter

My daughter continues to improve dramatically on her treatment. For those of you who have MS, you can understand better than I the fatigue. For 3 years, it has taken every ounce of my daughter's energy to just get up out of the bed in the morning. Last week, she water-skied for ages! She was so EXCITED!!! She is still on her Avonex and Lexapro and down from 600 to 300 m. of Tegretol. Has ...
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Online collaboration

Aaron, I thought that on a few issues it might be useful if we could have reference pages which people work collaboratively to annotate/update (wikipedia model). There have, for example, been lots different threads with info on blood tests that would be useful in identifying potential contributing factors (B12, Uric Acid, VitD). If we could collaborate on a list of essential and optional blood tests I think that would be huge help for people to ...
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New Autoinjection Device, Betaject(R) 3

New Autoinjection Device Designed to Work With Betaseron(R) Now Available For Patients With Multiple Sclerosis
Betaject(R)3 Offers Convenient Delivery Option


WAYNE, N.J., July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Berlex, Inc. today announced the availability of Betaject(R) 3, a new autoinjection device specifically designed to work with Betaseron(R) (interferon beta-1b) as an optional injection method for patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). The Betaject 3 autoinjection device is an easy-to-use, mechanical device that automatically delivers subcutaneous ...
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MS and cancer

I was wondering if anyone has come across any research linking MS and cancer or perhaps any of the MS drugs and cancer, (even more specifically breast cancer)? I have been hesitant to post this but need to research this now as I was very recently dx'd with breast cancer. Fortunately it was caught very, very early. I just want to see if there is any possible link or if it is just very bad ...
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Environmental factors, Australia Research

There is convincing evidence that environmental factors are contributing to the rise in autoimmune diseases like Multiple Sclerosis, Crohn’s disease and Type 1 diabetes around the world. A study coordinated at ANU is set to discover what some of these factors might be.

Teams of medical scientists worldwide are searching for cures for autoimmune diseases like Type 1 diabetes, Multiple Sclerosis and Crohn’s disease. While this worthy activity progresses, there is a quiet anticipation elsewhere ...
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IL23

Archemix Announces Strategic Alliance With Elan to Discover and Develop Aptamer Therapeutics

Archemix Corp. announced today a multi-year, multi-product alliance with Elan Corporation plc focused on the discovery, development, and commercialisation of first-in-class aptamer therapeutics to treat autoimmune disease. The companies will seek to develop aptamer therapeutics to IL-23, a cytokine that has emerged as a mediator in the chronic autoimmune inflammatory diseases, and additional protein targets. The collaboration combines Archemix's extensive expertise in aptamer ...
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Silk

Another technology story. Perhaps they will repair us with silk and micro-chips in the future.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/5172422.stm
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Overwhelming

Wow..
For a newbie, this is so overhwelming..... :cry:
Read more : Overwhelming | Views : 2736 | Replies : 4 | Forum : Tysabri (Antegren or Natalizumab)




 

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