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Natalizumab benefits

Natalizumab Has Benefits on Disability and Quality of Life in Patients With Relapsing MS: Presented at EFNS
By Chris Berrie

GLASGOW, UK -- September 11, 2006 -- Monotherapy with the alpha4 integrin antagonist natalizumab results in significant improvements in scores on health-related quality of life (QoL) questionnaires in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), according to results of a substudy from a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 3 clinical trial.

The findings were presented here ...
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candida MS- again

I am writing this for the second time-little rant there- I hate to see that “error” message and lose hours of work! But this is worth sharing. Dr Wheldon alerted me that the "gliotoxin" of MS brains is not candida. here is proof of that.

Candida has been put forth as the cause of MS. This theory is popularized and supported on the net by such heavy hitters as Joseph Mercola whose popular alternative website ...
Read more : candida MS- again | Views : 2187 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Antibiotics


Nice story

I'm a sucker for a good MS story and this was on the BCP site today.

Ian

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Read more : Nice story | Views : 2346 | Replies : 13 | Forum : General Discussion


Joke

A girl walked into a bar and asked the barman for a double entendre. So he gave her one!
Read more : Joke | Views : 2212 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Humor


ATTENTION: Jimmylegs-Netherlands daughter

Well Jimmylegs--my daughter called and read me her blood test results. Her bilirubin results??? Unable to assay. Interfering substance present. Samply grossly lipemic. (Am sure you know this is fat, plain and simple.)

This was for both the total and direct tests. And of course we know what the bilirubin tests---THE LIVER!! Damn! If they can't even get a reading how in the hell do they know her liver is doing fine!!!

This just sounds ...
Read more : ATTENTION: Jimmylegs-Netherlands daughter | Views : 1977 | Replies : 4 | Forum : Natural Approach


question :)

My so has been having trouble for about 4 months now, some of you may remember me posting not so long ago... (I've been busy with a new job so I haven't been able to get on here) Well for the past couple of days he has been having shortness of breath. Is it true that if it were ms related he would be further along in disablitlities. Or could he have developed that in ...
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Get to know the side effects-especially long term

When you get your prescription, why not ask what are the possible side effect, long term risks, and alternatives? Are we as informed as we should be when start popping pills, supplements, or whatever?

-Dave
Read more : Get to know the side effects-especially long term | Views : 4799 | Replies : 16 | Forum : Antibiotics


I eliminated my post

I eliminated my post
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Long NYT Article - Fat Factors (microbe theory)

This was cover story of NY Times magazine a couple of weeks ago, it considers research into possible bacterial or viral component involvement in obesity. Its very good reading, and I thought it might be mildly relevant to those interested in similar theories regarding MS. I was also intrigued by discussion of gut microbes which, according to article, differ markedly between people; have both genetic and environmental influences; and could result in wide ranging health ...
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Mitoxantrone/Triamcinolone

Efficacy of mitoxantrone and intrathecal triamcinolone acetonide treatment in chronic progressive multiple sclerosis patients.Hellwig K, Schimrigk S, Lukas C, Hoffmann V, Brune N, Przuntek H, Muller T.
Department of Neurology, St. Josef Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Gudrunstrasse 56, 44791 Bochum, Germany.

ABSTRACT: Treatment approaches are rare for chronic progressive patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Objective was to evaluate the clinical benefit of repeated intrathecal application of the sustained release steroid triamcinolone acetonide or the administration ...
Read more : Mitoxantrone/Triamcinolone | Views : 1146 | Replies : 4 | Forum : General Discussion


 

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