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Glutathione - Role in MS

Can some body please explain the role of Glutathione in MS and what should be taken or done to rectify any problems?

Thanks, I'm normally really good at researching, but I'm absolutely shattered this week!

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Laquinimod phase 3

Laquinimod didn't produce very good results in phase II, but they are going to try in phase III anyway...

Teva and Active Biotech to Initiate Pivotal Phase III Trial Program of Oral Laquinimod for Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

BUSINESS WIRE -- Teva Pharmaceutical and Active Biotech today announced that the companies are initiating a clinical Phase III program for laquinimod, a novel once-daily, orally administered immunomodulatory compound for the treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS). The ...
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Antispasticity drugs-Zanaflex

Hello dear friends,

I just started taking Zanaflex and I have had a few not so
pleasent (side) effects. I am slowly working up to 12 mg per
day. Can't even imagine what it will be like at that dose level...

Is anyone else on it. What has been your experience?
Is this one of those drugs where eventually the SEs go away?
Up to this point the trade off is not worth it.
Thanks ...
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twitch, tremor, shake and flicker

HEllo to all you out there in the forum.

I have posted some pretty heavy stuff in the past. Possibly this one is less depressing, but somehow I doubt it. Lately I have started having a lot of bizarre symptoms. I get these twitches and tremors that are almost a constant. When I try to flex or contract my muscles I shake pretty badly. I also feel like my whole body, vision, balance, etc is ...
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Stem cells from skin cells in mice

Just came across this on the yahoo! website. very encouraging even though there are a few big "ifs" still.

By MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

NEW YORK - In a leap forward for stem cell research, three independent teams of scientists reported Wednesday that they have produced the equivalent of embryonic stem cells in mice without the controversial destruction of embryos.

They got ordinary skin cells to behave like stem cells. If the same could ...
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Gene research

Interesting article about research to better understand the genes involved in various diseases. I read elsewhere that the team is also looking at MS and are to report at the end of this year.

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Black Patent Shoes, Dancing with MS

This is a book written by Eva Marsh, a lady who has recovered from ms through positive thinking and intense physio. She even went back to university and got an engineering degree plus a bachelor's degree.
She is a true inspiration.
Her moto is keep moving. Walk, walk and walk and climb stairs as often as you can, without harming yourself.
She is Canadian so it touched me even more.
The best part is that ...
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Copaxone: Room temp for 1 month!!!

Hi All

This is great news!!

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I happen to be a patient/advocate for Copaxone. I contacted KC this morning. This announcement applies to all of the Copaxone currently out.

Take Care, Bob
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Moving right along...

BioMS Medical initiates enrollment in pivotal U.S. phase III multiple sclerosis trial

Tuesday June 5 -- BioMS Medical today announced that the first patients have been enrolled in MAESTRO-03, its U.S. pivotal phase III clinical trial of MBP8298, a proprietary synthetic peptide for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. The randomized, double-blind study is enrolling approximately 510 secondary progressive MS patients at approximately 60 sites across the U.S. who will be administered either ...
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