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Fampridine

UK MS Society article on Fampridine.

http://www.mssociety.org.uk/go.rm?id=18533
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MBP8298

BioMS Medical expands pivotal multiple sclerosis trial into Finland

BioMS Medical Corp, a leading developer in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), today announced it has received approval from the National Agency for Medicines to begin enrolling patients in Finland into its ongoing pivotal phase II/III trial of MBP8298, a proprietary synthetic peptide for the treatment of secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS).
"Based on the results we have generated to-date, MBP8298 appears to have ...
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CepTor

One I hadn't heard of - unfortunately XXXXing EAE is mentioned.

CepTor Reports Significant Reduction of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms with Oral Delivery of Neurodur in EAE Model

Results of Animal Testing Using Company's MS Compound Published in the Journal of Neuroimmunology.

CepTor Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company focusing on cell-targeted therapeutic products for neuromuscular and neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that the results of Neurodur testing in the Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis (EAE) mouse model, the ...
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Growth process of neurons

Any new findings about neurons / axons should be helpful.



Most important actors in the growth process of neurons identified

Leuven, Belgium -- Defects in the growth process of our neurons often underlie brain or nerve diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease or multiple sclerosis. Scientists from the Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) connected to the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, led by Bassem Hassan, have achieved a major step in unraveling the growth process of axons, ...
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Axons

These researchers have abandoned mice and replaced them with fruit flies!

http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j667024290&w=464753
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Spasticity Drugs?

Is there anything in the pipeline for this nasty symptom?
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Yellow fever vaccination?

Hi there - first time posting, but i check in almost every day to read the fantastic posts. . many thanks for all the information.

here is my question. dx with MS 03 - currently on copaxone .. symptoms are mild at the current time. My question is this: I am traveling to brazil in december and i will be spending some time in the amazon - the center for disease control suggests that i ...
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Speech / swallowing problems

As if the list of other possible symptoms weren't bad enough! Here is an expert Q&A facilitated by the UK MS Society. Unfortunately, with everything MS, effective ways to treat the symptoms are thin on the ground. Advice for those with swallowing problems is either to drink milkshakes or to avoid eating in restaurants!

http://www.mssociety.org.uk/application ... _id=261243
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ED

Has anyone here studied the use of Viagra for ED and it's safety. We were at John's neurologist today and he mentioned he was having trouble in this area. Of course I've noted it but really wasn't going to be the one to mention it. To tell you the truth I vacated the room while they discussed it. The trouble is once we got in the car John says he has a perscription for Viagra ...
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immunosuppressant or immunomodulator?

What is the difference in immunosuppressant and immunomodulator? I hope I am getting the spelling right on those. I did read that immunomodulators included interferon betas ( Avonex, Rebif, etc. and Copaxon) So what falls under immunosupressants? Would that be the chemo type drugs? Does Tysabri fall under this?
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