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Buy or rent

Hey all-

This isn't as a serious as some questions, but still was wondering if anyone had any opinions.

I had my single MS attack approximately 3 years ago. It took about 18 months to recover and my symptoms are currently relatively mild. At the time of the attack, I was close to finishing up my schooling and after a break, was able to get back on track. If MS was not a factor, I'd ...
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Forgot it!

Forgot to introduce myself, I am Jim (or Dimitris localy) from Greece and I am here because my wife suffers one year now from RRMS!
Found this site very useful and informative, it not only refers to every new regime but has members with open minds to new therapies.
Hi to all!
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Biogen CEO predicts more brain disorders in Tysabri patients

Report: Biogen Idec CEO predicts more brain disorders in Tysabri patients

The CEO of Biogen Idec told investors Tuesday that he expects to see more cases of a rare, fatal brain disorder in patients taking the drug Tysabri, Reuters reported Tuesday.

But James Mullen, the executive, thinks the problems are unlikely to create more regulatory problems for Tysabri, a multiple sclerosis drug pulled temporarily from the market in 2005 thanks to the brain disease.

(hope ...

Newbie here.

:) Hello everyone. I am a newbie here, but not new to MS. I was diagnosed more than 13 years ago with RRMS. It's been an interesting journey. :roll: In many ways I allowed myself some denial over the years. Beyond some fatique, heat sensitivity and tingling in my arms and legs I have had minimal symptoms up ...
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High levels of Hepatic enzymes - what now?

Just took wife's blood tests and she has high hepatic enzymes, mainly ALT:

PHOSPHATASE (alkaline): 50 U/L
gGT: 13 U/L (glutamilotraspherase)

Plus she has up the B12 (908pg/ml) but this is easy to regulate by stopping her B complex, could this be the reason for high ALT levels?
I have read high ALT could be from mononucleosis, alcoholism, liver damage, kidney infection, chemical pollutants (now I am really scary)! ...
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any hospital

can you have the treatment done off-label at any hospital or only at john hopkins
thanks shell
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Gibbledygook's anti-viral log

I have started taking anti-viral herbs as opposed to antibiotics in the hope that trying to weaken Epstein Barr, varicella zoster et al might alleviate the disease burden. I believe that the following have anti-viral properties:
maximised curcuminoids 5g to 8g (good for pain)
reishi 3g
licorice 4g
green tea 3g
reservatrol 600mg
honokiol 120mg

NAC 2400mg
blackcurrant sumbokol

I have been taking the above for 3 weeks since my latest steroids session. ...
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second day of campath 3/18/2008

well... me and one of my best friends of 12 years both happened to get diagnosed with MS within a year of each other. We both picked the same neurologist and we both happened to make it to the phase three campath study.

The study qualification was intense.. lots of poking, prodding, degrading testing, and blood work. but we made it.

I wasn't sure up until the last minute that I was going to do ...
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Blood Work A-OK

Hi all-
big relief. Jeff's blood work ALL came back normal. Looks like petechiae on legs was part of an allergic reaction to the gadolinium, but did not affect him otherwise. His spots are turning brownish now, and fading, and leg pain is reduced.

Apparently this is a side effect for some folks. Who knew? Guess we do now.
a relieved cheerleader.
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17/03/08 - St George's Hospital Trial Judgement ... php?nid=36

17/03/08 - St George's Hospital Trial Judgement

The Board of Daval International Limited decided, in 2004, to terminate the first full-scale clinical trial of AIMSPRO at St George's Hospital, London. The Company had drawn on a broad range of Medical and Pharmaceutical opinion to form this important decision, which was necessitated by the sub-standard handling of trial medication at the hospital's pharmacy, with the possible risk ...
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