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Science Quotes

Matz's rule regarding medications: A drug is a substance which, when injected into a rat, will produce a scientific report.

Tenenbaum's law of replicability: The most interesting results happen only once.

"After two years of trying, scientists at the Yerkes Regional Primate center have managed to get a chimpanzee pregnant." - Scientist, December 26, 1988.

"Sexist terminology in chemistry should be combated by changing helium to he/shelium, manganese to personganese and mendelevium to peopledelevium." - ...
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Copaxone

Big increase in Copaxone sales reported. Deja vu, as all the other CRAB manufacturers are reporting increased sales. No wonder these companies seem reluctant to come up with better treatments.

http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j599204181&w=464753
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Extremely Restless

Is anyone scheduled to get Tysabri this month?
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COX 2 for MS

Another cure for those pesky mice with MS. Next time you visit your neuro ask if MD stands for Mouse Doctor. How do they get mice to stay still in the MRI tunnel?


http://www.msif.org/go.rm?id=14388
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Tysabri article

Tysabri article. Me thinks that Harry Z might have penned this.

http://www.msif.org/go.rm?id=14387
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Stem cell article

MS mentioned at end of article.

According to the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the Immune Tolerance Network, who are sponsoring one trial, a pilot study found that 18 of 19 MS patients sta-bilised or improved after treatment
.

I could live with stability and couild definitely live with improvement!

Ian



http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j598531394&w=464753
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Positive thoughts

August is a low time for MS news. I saw the following about seeing the positive side of things (sometimes difficult with MS!):

Living on Earth is expensive,
but it does include a free trip
around the sun every year.


How long a minute is,
depends on what side of the
bathroom door you're on.


Birthdays are good for you;
the more you have,
the longer you live.


Happiness comes through doors you
didn't ...
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MS or Hughes Syndrome? Misdiagnosing.

Call for tests to avoid misdiagnosis of MS
(Filed: 31/07/2006)

Two decades after a British doctor discovered a syndrome that can easily be mistaken for multiple sclerosis, he warns today that hundreds of people may still be wrongly diagnosed because simple tests are not offered as a matter of routine.

The rheumatologist Dr Graham Hughes reported in the British Medical Journal in 1983 that he had identified the syndrome - now called Hughes Syndrome - ...
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