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happy v-day

well, not as good as the humour section links but all the same:

Nation's Couples Descend On Nation's Rotating Restaurants ... _rss_daily

okay this one is actually awesome therefore repeated in addition to humour section:
I Wish I'd Spent Valentine's Day Eating A Prix Fixe Dinner, But I Was Too Busy Getting Beheaded ... ntines_day
Read more : happy v-day | Views : 1266 | Replies : 1 | Forum : General Discussion

health news from the onion

We Have All The Time In The World To Find A Cure For Diabetes

The Stem-Cell Bill

6,000 Runners Fail To Discover Cure For Breast Cancer

...feeling numb?
New Pain-Inducing Advil Created For People Who Just Want To Feel Something, Anything ... il_created

...and for when you're ...
Read more : health news from the onion | Views : 1497 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Humor


Here's a recent article on LDN from the NMSS' Momentum magazine written by Dr. Allen Bowling...

CAM: Low-dose altrexone (LDN) The “411” on LDN
Low-dose naltrexone, also known as LDN, is an unconventional treatment that is claimed to be effective for treating a number of medical conditions. It has attracted a good deal of attention on the internet, including Web sites run by low-dose naltrexone organizations. Over the last several years, there have been personal ...
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Partnering with MRF

This report is dated last September; should we start pestering MRF for some attention and seeing what they're up to?

Opexa Therapeutics And Myelin Repair Foundation Partner On Novel Multiple Sclerosis Research Program

Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPXA), a company dedicated to the development of patient-specific cellular therapies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and diabetes, announced the establishment of a novel MS research partnership with the Myelin Repair Foundation, ...
Read more : Partnering with MRF | Views : 1853 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Tcelna (Tovaxin)

Hepatitis Immunization


I was wondering if anyone knew if getting a Hepatitis shot will aggrevate MS. I have a job that might include an extra duty helping someone use bathroom facilities. If I end up with this extra duty they want me to get a hepatitis shot. If this will aggrevate my MS I will politely decline this extra duty. I have not been put in a situation like this since I have been dx. I ...
Read more : Hepatitis Immunization | Views : 1717 | Replies : 7 | Forum : General Discussion

Laquinimod Granted FDA Fast Track Status

According to the press release, it could be available in late 2011. ... 39129.html

Does anyone know if Fingolimod has applied for Fast Track Status?
Read more : Laquinimod Granted FDA Fast Track Status | Views : 1691 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Drug Pipeline

Here goes 'nuthin

I am so happy today because as of March 1st my Medicare kicks in. I have just found out that between Medicare, and my UHC health insurance I am 100% covered for PT with unlimited visits.

On March 1st or shortly thereafter I am going to undergo 6 months of intense rehab and exercise as an experiment to see how much I can get back.

The MRI says the disease is gone and healing, so ...
Read more : Here goes 'nuthin | Views : 1867 | Replies : 4 | Forum : Revimmune (cyclophosphamide or cytoxan)

Adderall for Fatigue

Has anyone used this drug for Fatigue? Just curious. Any problems with Neuro giving it to you or the insurance companies.
Im told it works great for Fatigue but some Neuros stick to Provigal ( Ick).
Would like to hear from anyone with info if they have used or use this drug for MS Fatigue.

Thanks a bunch
Read more : Adderall for Fatigue | Views : 8146 | Replies : 60 | Forum : General Discussion

Advice anyone?


I'm concerned because of my sister...

My sister and me were both diagnosed with MS in autumn 2006. We had the same onset, same number of lesions etc. She was 23 and I was 26.

We started both with Rebif 44, we both had another flare in april 2007 (ON for her, nystagmus for me) and than everything seemed to be fine. FOR ME it is still fine, I'm okay.

But from april 2008 ...
Read more : Advice anyone? | Views : 2169 | Replies : 11 | Forum : General Discussion

Why R most Tysabri-PML cases in europe?

I'm confused - according to that data...

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... 20,200 people in the US are on Tysabri and 16,900 outside US.

BUT: There are until now 5 PML cases (Tysabri mono therapy)

1 in the US
4 in Europe (out of the 4 there are 3 !! Germans)

What is happening? Better screening for PML risk candidates in the US? Higher JC virus prevalence in europe?

Any comments?

Thank you,
Read more : Why R most Tysabri-PML cases in europe? | Views : 1484 | Replies : 2 | Forum : General Discussion


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