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Tysabri in the UK

For those in the UK some news on Tysabri. If NICE give approval, I imagine that Tysabri could be available in the UK starting spring next year.

Ian

http://www.mstrust.org.uk/news/article.jsp?id=1129

PS Harry - Biogen are taking over the world and there's nothing you can do about it. :lol: If you are bored with Tysabri - you could turn you attention to Rituximab.
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Warning about stem cell treatment

Scientists warn of 'unproven stem cell treatments'
Last updated at 12:04pm on 29th August 2006

Scientists have warned that some stem cell treatments could kill

A group of leading British scientists warned patients today to be wary of "extravagant" claims made for "unorthodox" stem cell treatments offered abroad.

In a letter to The Times newspaper, the experts praised the UK for establishing itself as a world leader in such research, but said foreign therapies - ...
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Exercise and MS

New Hope For Multiple Sclerosis Patients

POSTED: 5:55 pm EDT August 29, 2006
UPDATED: 8:37 pm EDT August 29, 2006

RALEIGH, N.C. -- New research is breaking through old assumptions and helping people with Multiple Sclerosis.

More doctors are rethinking their approach to exercise for patients with Multiple Sclerosis, as a result of recent medical studies. It's a chronic nerve disease that damages parts of the brain and spinal cord and affects about 400,000 people, ...
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Nationwide List of TOUCH cert. infusion centers available!

as a member of MSPatientsForChoice, I posted the following on my Blog-Living With MS (http://lauren-livingwithms-aolcomlglbgl ... gspot.com/ ) :P :

OUR WEBSITE NOW HAS A LIST OF TYSABRI CERTIFIED INFUSION CENTERS, NATIONWIDE!

MS Patients For Choice.Org Now Has Tysabri Infusion Sites

There are still a few bugs to work out, but the website www.MSPatientsForChoice.org now ...


Fatigue and You

I am very interested to hear from everyone what their experience with fatigue and general tiredness is. I seem to be struggling with being tired more and more as time goes on with MS. I want to know if what I am experiencing is normal for most of us or not.

To be more specific, here is my experience:

For the past 6 mos - 1 year (I have been diagnosed for 3 years) I ...
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My first greetings, but not my last, I pray anyways...

Greetings everyone,

Just was given this site by a dear friend and after reading through it I feel this is the place to be. I was dxed with the lovely MS 2 years ago. Though it has been a hard two years, losing my job and all I have found that a sense of humour helps in my case. I apologize to any who feel my way of thinking insults them but then again, it's ...
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MLN0415

Dignan,

This is on your list as Phase I but there is a lot of coverage in the media today.

Ian

http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j625859514&w=464753
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How Statins work for MS

Not sure if this has been posted before or not. Nevertheless, here it is.

Statins may inhibit progression of multiple sclerosis

CHAPEL HILL - Scientists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have established how statins -- cholesterol-lowering drugs -- inhibit inflammation and nerve cell damage caused by multiple sclerosis.

Preliminary research has shown that multiple sclerosis (MS) patients taking statins with their standard drug regimen develop less nerve cell damage over time ...
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September 4th is MSRC's PlayMonday Draw

MSRC recently asked for peoples support in attempting to gain the most votes on the web site and we were overwhelmed by the response – even though we came third in the end behind The Guides and The Scouts.

Just think of that though, MSRC only losing out to those 2 huge membership organisations – no wonder we felt humbled by the response and very, very grateful.

So here we are again asking for your ...
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Was going to post this under the "Why Me?" topic,

out of respect for my father, whom I nearly just lost, will start this new one.

My “It could always be worse,” coping mantra is being tested to the max, this week.

My 70 year old father, who has rarely been sick a day in his life, suffered a hemorrhagic stroke, last week.

Still employed full-time, he was doing construction on his old family homestead, after work. Friends and family continuously warning him that he ...
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