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Estriol

I hadn't heard about this...



FDA Launches Misguided Attack on Estriol, Despite Proof it is Safe and Effective for Women, says Dr. Erika

"Why would the FDA try to take estriol off the market when it is not only safe for women in menopause, it may even help women with multiple sclerosis," writes Dr Erika. Maybe it is because the agency is more concerned with protecting Wyeth than it is with protecting women, she says. ...
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EBV

Everyone loves EBV...



Selective association of multiple sclerosis withinfectious mononucleosis.

Mult Scler. 2008 Jan 21
Zaadstra BM, Chorus AM, Van Buuren S, Kalsbeek H, van Noort JM.
Department of Prevention and Care, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands and Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands.

Previous studies have suggested an association between multiple sclerosis (MS) and infectious mononucleosis (IM) but data on the exact strength of this association ...
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Hello from London

Hi everyone,

Stumbled across this site looking up LDN and the pro and cons as my neurologist is unsure of its findings ?

Anyway Iam Simon from London,England. 37 years old, married and 1 stepson. Finally diagnosed with MS last summer 2006 with a MRI scan after spending a week in St.Thomas' Hospital. Been a long journey looking for answers for at least 4 years, eventhough both my parents have MS and my fathers brother ...
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RTL-1000 phase-I recruiting

OHSU are initiating a 3-4 month placebo (2:1) controled phase-I trial in RRMS and SPMS:
http://www.ohsu.edu/research/rda/so/vie ... RB00002426

--Frank
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New therapeutic target

Went to Cambridge today for a check-up. As I came out of the lift I bumped into Raven (Robin) - what a small world.

I have now met four posters on this site - Raven, Muu, Loriyas and Jaded. Can anyone beat that?

I never want to meet Lyon (because of the shiny shirts mainly) or Chris55 (who is a sandwich short of a picnic) - just thinking out loud.

I'd like to meet Jimmylegs ...
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More Worms for Bob

I thought you might find this interesting Bob: an antigen from the eggs of parasitic worms seems to restrict the development of EAE in mice, though not if given after the onset of the disease:
J Neuroimmunol. 2008 Jan 18
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Soluble egg antigen from Schistosoma japonicum modulates the progression of chronic progressive experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis via Th2-shift response.

Zheng X, Hu X, Zhou G, Lu Z, Qiu W, Bao ...
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Does anyone experience dizziness?

I was diagnosed with MS about 5 years ago. I am currently on Avonex and take Low Dose Naltrexone. My biggest sympton of my MS is a feeling of dizziness. Does anyone else experience dizziness and what treatments do you use to help combat that?
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HI I AM A NEW MEMBER

HI :P MS FORUM MEMBERS. MY NAME IS SEEVA IAM NOW JOINT AS A MEMBER. I AM SUFFERING FROM PROGRESIVE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SINCE 1998. MY BALANCE IS NOT GOOD. I AM WARLKING WITH THE HELP OF CANE. MY MAINE MEDICATION IS LDN. MY NUROLOGY WAS NOT HAPPY TO PRISCRIPE THR LDN FOR ME OTHER MY MS FRIENDS. FINALY WITH THE HELP OF DR.BOBLAWERENCE WHO IS ALSO A ...
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Wellness Industry | StemEquine | Stempets | Stem cells

Hi Pals
Stem Enhance is a revolutionary patented product. Stem Enhance supports the natural release of adult stem cells. It is the first product that supports the natural release of stem cell from your bone marrow
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Read more : Wellness Industry | StemEquine | Stempets | Stem cells | Views : 3245 | Replies : 4 | Forum : Medical Devices


research on genetic differences

I wonder if this will one day be relevant to the study of MS...



Tiny genetic differences have huge consequences

January 21, 2008 - PhysOrg - A study led by McGill University researchers has demonstrated that small differences between individuals at the DNA level can lead to dramatic differences in the way genes produce proteins. These, in turn, are responsible for the vast array of differences in physical characteristics between individuals.

The study, part of ...
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