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Tysabri Free Webcast

Healthtalk.com Hosts Free Patient Webcast on Multiple Sclerosis and the FDA's Reapproval of Tysabri June 22nd, 8:30 PM (Eastern)

Program to Feature Prominent MS Experts Discussing the Drug and What It Means for Consumers

SEATTLE, June 15 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT: HealthTalk Inc., a pioneer in patient education delivering live
and web-based programs on the latest treatments and research
news, is hosting a live webcast for Multiple Sclerosis
patients, their families and caregivers. Experts will be ...
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PharmaFrontiers and Tovaxin

Here's some updated/new info about the company and Tovaxin. Lots of stock talk but keep scrolling as they get into the drug.


BIOTECHNOLOGY
Finding the funds to fight a disease
Multiple sclerosis therapy lures some investors


By BRETT BRUNE
Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle

David McWilliams is convinced PharmaFrontiers will be able to create a cost-competitive individualized therapy for people with multiple sclerosis.

But McWilliams knows he won't be able to reach this ambitious goal if ...
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Adult and embryonic stem cells

More stem cell fun...



Gene may mean adult cells can be reprogrammed

June 14, 2006 - Reuters - A gene named after the mythical Celtic land of the ever young could help explain how to reprogram adult cells into embryonic stem cells to treat diseases, researchers said on Wednesday.

They discovered that the gene called Nanog helped to transform adult mouse cells into embryonic stem cells after cell fusion--when two cells are combined to form ...
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Skin, stem cells, and nerves.

Found this on 'Eurekalert!'. Sounds incredible that skin stem cells can become CNS tissue, (no ethical issues or rejection problems if they use your own skin),but here's hoping....


Public release date: 14-Jun-2006


Contact: Chelsea Gay
chelsea.gay@sickkids.ca
416-813-5045
University of Toronto

Stem cells found in adult skin can be transplanted and function in mouse models of disease
SickKids researchers behind new ...
Read more : Skin, stem cells, and nerves. | Views : 972 | Replies : 1 | Forum : General Discussion


I eliminated my post

I eliminated my post
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Skin Stem Cells

I like the idea of being able to use skin cells to generate nerve cells.



Skin Stem Cells Aid Nerve Cells

July 14 - Toronto Star - Researchers are one step closer to repairing nerve cells and treating conditions such as spinal cord injury, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis.

A new study says that stem cells found in adult skin can function after being transplanted into diseased mice.

"This shows that these stem cells found ...
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currently caring for a person with ms

hi everyone , I currently care for a woman with ms, and have cared for another with the same, If i can help in any way, dont hesitate! my current client is diabetic and legally blind also
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pre filled and self mix! I never knew this!

:idea: I dont know how many people may know this but I spoke with someone from biogen idec and they told me that the side effects of u mix and pre filled, may be less when you use the u mix because of the preservatives in the pre filled. the woman i care for switched back and is doing well, on the pre filled the side effects ...
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I eliminated my post

I eliminated my post
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Laser eye surgery

Grateful for any advice on the following.

In addition to being blessed with RR MS two years ago (age 39) I was blessed at age 15 with short-sightedness and astigmatism. This got worse in my 20's and levelled out in my 30s. In my mid 30s I got sick and tired of contact lenses and glasses and enquired about laser eye surgery. I was told by an eye surgeon who performed this procedure, that the ...
Read more : Laser eye surgery | Views : 3443 | Replies : 23 | Forum : General Discussion


 

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