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New genetic map of mouse spine unveiled

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http://www.brain-map.org/

Scientists exploring the blasted terrain of nerves that give rise to crippling ailments like Lou Gehrig's disease now have an atlas to guide them.

The Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle unveiled the first phase of the world's first genetic atlas of the mouse spine today on the Internet, posting it alongside an atlas of genes in the mouse brain completed two years ago.

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use of the Neuromove to recover from an exascerbation

I have tried a Neromove for my walking disability and on day 1, I was walking without my AFO!!! You use it once in the morning for 25 minutes, and in he evening for 25 minutes!! The device is provided by Zynex Medical, 8022 Southpark Circle Littleton, CO 80120. The phone number is 1-800-845-1771 and email can be sent to rroney@zynexmed.com. The website is www.neuromove.com ...
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Micronutrient status and disease

i haven't read or sourced this thoroughly yet, but it's interesting so far:

http://www.pnas.org/content/103/47/17589.full
"...I propose DNA damage and late onset disease are consequences of a triage allocation response to micronutrient scarcity..."

http://www.pnas.org/content/103/47/1758 ... nsion.html
Table 1. Selected micronutrient inadequacy in the U.S.
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Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair Journal

This publication is available, and you can easily get to the abstracts for free. Interesting topic I think.

http://nnr.sagepub.com/

It of course includes a search function as well, which retrieves a wealth of info when you type in "Multiple sclerosis"

http://online.sagepub.com/cgi/search?src=selected&journal_set=spnnr
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Who's been here the longest?

who would be here at thisisms the longest?
Read more : Who's been here the longest? | Views : 1628 | Replies : 5 | Forum : General Discussion


Does anyone else feel this MS has stolen their life?

I had a bad week.

I had to take 2 tests at work so I can get a professional certification that is required by my employer. I passed the first test and failed the second. I am a perfectionist and expect myself to always come out on top. I know my profession, I am the go to gal. I failed.... I have been doing this for years and if I can't pass this certification my ...
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Medical Information article

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Campath - Final day

My final infusion is complete and I just got back home from the doctors office. Everything seems fine...just as it has all week. Looking back over the week I think the most difficult part was sitting in the office for the six hours each day trying to figure out how to pass the time. The staff at the office was awesome so I was as comfortable as I could have been for the infusions. No ...
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The correlation of smoking and disease progression

There's a new study just released claiming "Smoking worsens the prognosis in multiple sclerosis". I don't see how they can conclude that smoking worsens MS from this study. (correlation does not imply causation etc.). Any thoughts?
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I can run!

It may seem like a funny thing to get excited about but I haven't been able to run since 2002-3. At times a slow shuffle was the best I could manage.

Recovering enough to be able to run again always seemed to be out of reach.

Today I got caught in a sharp, heavy rain shower. Without thinking about it I just took off for cover. It was only when I was out of the ...
Read more : I can run! | Views : 8802 | Replies : 26 | Forum : Campath (Lemtrada, Alemtuzumab)


 

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