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Turmeric

Glad to read this since I already take this supplement. Judie


Turmeric prevents experimental rheumatoid arthritis, bone loss, University of Arizona study shows

An ancient spice, long used in traditional Asian medicine, may hold promise for the prevention of both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis, according to a recently completed study at The University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Turmeric, the spice that flavours and gives its yellow color to many curries and other foods, has ...
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History of MS

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Genes

Not an MS story but a cancer genes story - good news for a Sunday morning. It shows what can be done, and hopefully MS genes work will provide similar hope for better treatments.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/5325206.stm
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And here's my story

I've read EVERY introduction post. In fact, there's a chance I've read every post in every forum at this wonderful site. Not sure what that sez about me and don't really want to analyze it much. Yikes! I'm 47, female, married with 2 kids and was diagnosed with MS two months ago. I was offered the CRABS only and recently underwent Steriod IV treatment. I'm titrating betaseron and am taking herbal and vitamin supplements. Like ...
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Chemotherapy and self hematopoeitic stem cell transplant

I read somewhere within the last year of a study using high dose immuosuppresive therapy and self hematopoeitic stem cell transplanst. The results over 5 years was quite impressive. I believe the study was done in Europe and involved 18 pts. I believe the results showed out of those 18 post 5 yrs only one exacerbation out of the whole lot. Does anyone recall such a study? I might be off on some of the ...
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Question for Lyndacarol??

Hi Lyndacarol,

I read your post on SIXSIX's thread concerning hypoglycemia and I wanted to ask you a couple of questions.

One of the strange things that happened to my husband after his diagnosis of MS was a change in his metabolism (that might not be the right term, but I am not well versed in this metabolism/insulin stuff).

Before dx, he really never HAD to eat. Of course, he did, but it never was ...
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Jellyfish and neuroprotection

Brain Research Supports Drug Development From Jellyfish Protein

With the research support from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a Wisconsin biotech company has found that a compound from a protein found in jellyfish is neuro-protective and may be effective in treating neurodegenerative diseases.

Testing of aequorin has yielded promising results, said Mark Y. Underwood of Quincy Bioscience located in Madison. Researcher James Moyer, Jr., an assistant professor at UW-Milwaukee, subjected brain cells to the "lab" equivalent ...
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Research

WARNING - For those who have issues with the NMSS please don't read any further.

Dear all,

The NMSS is pumping a vast amount of $s into MS research. I have had good impressions of the NMSS having had correspondence with their head and their director of research. The NMSS also is happy to fund overseas researchers such as one of my neuros, Prof Giovannoni, and other top dogs at Cambridge.

Here is a list ...
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