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FDA Requests Boxed Warning for Contrast Agents

This article is relevant to all of us. It's something to read before your next MRI done with a gadolinium-based contrast agent.
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Hi all

Hello. im Fred and my fiance was diagnosed with MS april 3rd, this year. We were in a way lucky as a bout of optic neritis brought her to an eye doctor who QUICKLY picked up on the possible MS link and within 3 hrs of her entering his office, we were at a nerologist. (I say lucky because we have talked with so many people who had difficulty with medical professionals not understanding MS...not ...
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Histamine 2

Good article I just found. I am sure none of you will be surprised.... But still, a good article.

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Dr Zang

I think this article is about the Dr Zang who developed the T cell vaccination. Interesting that GSK have snapped him up - they are one of the big players.

GlaxoSmithKline Launches Chinese R&D Centre with Appointment of Head in Shanghai 24 May 2007

Jingwu Zang to lead work on neurogenerative diseases.

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today announced the appointment of Jingwu Zang to head a new GSK research and development centre in Shanghai, China. His ...
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Copaxone Side Effect-Has this happened to you?

I was taking Copaxone for 5 years, and had the side effect I guess they call flushness, chest pain, palpitations, difficulty breathing. Doesn't sound very severe, until you are experiencing it. The first time it happened my husband called 911 I turned red my lips turned purple I grabbed my chest and collapsed on the bed I couldn't speak it was over in about 6 minutes that was the first time in 2005, then ...
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immune system research

I know, I know, maybe MS isn't autoimmune, but one way or another, some of our t-cells are up to no good...

Natural immune-control system may hold clue to treatment of autoimmune disease and tissue rejection, study finds

The immune system's ability to police itself may offer a new method of arresting the cells responsible for autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and for the rejection of transplanted organs and tissues, scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer ...
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new neurons in old brains

Stem cell-related research...

New Neurons in Old Brains Exhibit Babylike Plasticity

May 23, 2007 - Scientific American - Johns Hopkins researchers have identified a two-week window in the young life of a new neuron in the adult brain when it is as adaptable as a brain cell in a newborn baby.
Researchers have identified a "critical period" during which new nerve cells in adult brains have the same capacity to learn as those in developing ...
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I am just curious if anyone here has gone to the Vanderbilt clinic for testing and therapy for the ABX's.

Seems like it would be easier to work with doctors familiar with the protocol than to educate another, perhaps unbelieving, physician.

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They now have the go ahead from the courts, after two years of being held up, to proceed in distributing money for research with stem cells. The Supreme Court chose not to hear the case making it void. This is a huge step and I can only hope other states now follow.

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Copaxone Seeping

I started Copaxone a month ago. Occasionally I find that it seeps out after the injection. When that happens, the site bleeds more than normal. I haven't withdrawn the needle early and I always do a 90 degree angle so I'm wondering what I'm doing wrong.

Do you find that your thighs are the worst pain wise afterwards? Sometimes I still feel it the next day.

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