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Hormones

One for you Sharon -

UK MS Society - presentation on hormones.

Bigger studies needed but results are promising (particulalry testosterone for men).

Ian

PS Given the good results from testosterone gel (for men) - I would be more than happy to start now. What's the risk? Disability? But we're going to get that anyway! By the time they prove it is safe - there won't be much of my brain left to save!

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Oncomodulin enables nerve regrowth

This is exciting -- many years from being a treatment (if ever) -- but exciting.



Potent protein regenerates damaged eye nerves

15 May 2006 - NewScientist.com news service - A potent molecule that causes more regeneration of eye nerves than any other known has been found by researchers. The damaged eye nerves of rats that received injections of the protein showed five times better recovery than those that did not.

Drugs developed from the newly ...
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new study

nothing to do with ms, but what the hell, isn't laughter the best medicine??

http://www.theonion.com/content/index

read the whole alligator study. oh my freakin god it's hilarious
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new study

nothing to do with ms, but what the hell, isn't laughter the best medicine??

http://www.theonion.com/content/index

read the whole alligator study. oh my freakin god it's hilarious
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Teriflunomide

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/research-2006may12.asp


I am getting a deja-vu feeling with these trials. None ever seem to finish and hit the market! (or is it just me).

Ian
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HELP!!!

Hey

I know this is the wrong forum but I cant get to post on any forum apart from this one! Every time I try to post or reply to a private message, its tells me I have been banned by the administrator!

Help!

Denise
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Three genes linked to longer life

This article was published in the Seattle Times not too long ago (I apologize for not having the exact date as failed to note it when I saved the article). It may be of general interest here as the genes discussed are involved in lipid metabolism, insulin, and inflammation.

    Scientists link 3 genes to secret of long life
    By Jamie Talan, Newsday

    Only one in every 10,000 people will celebrate a century of life, and ...
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Eye doctor with MS

Hello.

It is a little difficult to be writing a "hello" message to fellow MS sufferers :) I have been diagnosed with MS for 2.5 years, and this is the first time I have been able to bring myself to openly discuss it with others. Have you ever heard the saying "denial is the best medicine"? Well, that has been my mantra, unfortunately, for too long... it's ...
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Is there a difference with stem cells used in treatment?

Any information on this topic will be greatly appreciated. :D
My mother suffers from MS and is currently about to start a treatment that takes stem cells from her own body. We don't really know much about this but is it the same as those they take from the placenta? I am currently pregnant and am unsure whether I should save the cord blood. And lastly, ...
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Extracorporeal photochemotherapy

Never heard of this treatment before.




Extracorporeal photochemotherapy: a safety and tolerability pilot study with preliminary efficacy results in refractory relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

Neurol Sci. 2006 Apr;27(1):24-32.
Cavaletti G, Perseghin P, Dassi M, Cavarretta R, Frigo M, Caputo D, Stanzani L, Tagliabue E, Zoia C, Grimaldi M, Isella V, Rota S, Ferrarese C, Frattola L.
D.N.T.B., University of Milano-Bicocca, Via Cadore 48, I-20052, Monza (MI), Italy.

Extracorporeal photochemotherapy (ECP) is an immunomodulating procedure consisting of ...
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