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2nd infusion

I have been out of touch for a couple of weeks so I didn't know about all the insurance stuff going on over Tysabri. It was predictable I guess. At the risk of sounding ______________ (fill in the blank) I am having my second infusion on Wednesday of next week.

I did not fill dramatic difference with the first infusion. No bells, whistles, drums. Having said that, prior to the first infusion, I was starting ...
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Dietary chelators

I don't know if this will be helpful for MS sufferers, but I thought it looked interesting.

Dietary chelators as antioxidant enzyme mimetics: implications for dietary intervention in neurodegenerative diseases.

Behav Pharmacol. 2006 Sep;17(5-6):425-430.
Hague T, Andrews PL, Barker J, Naughton DP.
School of aLife Sciences bPharmacy and Chemistry, Kingston University, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey cDivision of Basic Medical Sciences, St George's University of London, London, UK.

Following recent reviews on the role of metal ions in ...
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MS, depression and sad stories...

I haven't been on here for a very long time due to lots of upheavel, but I was reading this news story and was frustrated by the lack of understanding between MS and depression...
When my own husband became depressed, I'm sure it was a physical reaction to something on the brain rather than being sad because he is ill. We have been offered prozac, and it ...
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Tysabri in the UK

For those in the UK some news on Tysabri. If NICE give approval, I imagine that Tysabri could be available in the UK starting spring next year.


PS Harry - Biogen are taking over the world and there's nothing you can do about it. :lol: If you are bored with Tysabri - you could turn you attention to Rituximab.
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Warning about stem cell treatment

Scientists warn of 'unproven stem cell treatments'
Last updated at 12:04pm on 29th August 2006

Scientists have warned that some stem cell treatments could kill

A group of leading British scientists warned patients today to be wary of "extravagant" claims made for "unorthodox" stem cell treatments offered abroad.

In a letter to The Times newspaper, the experts praised the UK for establishing itself as a world leader in such research, but said foreign therapies - ...
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Exercise and MS

New Hope For Multiple Sclerosis Patients

POSTED: 5:55 pm EDT August 29, 2006
UPDATED: 8:37 pm EDT August 29, 2006

RALEIGH, N.C. -- New research is breaking through old assumptions and helping people with Multiple Sclerosis.

More doctors are rethinking their approach to exercise for patients with Multiple Sclerosis, as a result of recent medical studies. It's a chronic nerve disease that damages parts of the brain and spinal cord and affects about 400,000 people, ...
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Nationwide List of TOUCH cert. infusion centers available!

as a member of MSPatientsForChoice, I posted the following on my Blog-Living With MS (http://lauren-livingwithms-aolcomlglbgl ... ) :P :


MS Patients For Choice.Org Now Has Tysabri Infusion Sites

There are still a few bugs to work out, but the website now ...

Fatigue and You

I am very interested to hear from everyone what their experience with fatigue and general tiredness is. I seem to be struggling with being tired more and more as time goes on with MS. I want to know if what I am experiencing is normal for most of us or not.

To be more specific, here is my experience:

For the past 6 mos - 1 year (I have been diagnosed for 3 years) I ...
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My first greetings, but not my last, I pray anyways...

Greetings everyone,

Just was given this site by a dear friend and after reading through it I feel this is the place to be. I was dxed with the lovely MS 2 years ago. Though it has been a hard two years, losing my job and all I have found that a sense of humour helps in my case. I apologize to any who feel my way of thinking insults them but then again, it's ...
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This is on your list as Phase I but there is a lot of coverage in the media today.

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