It is currently Tue May 22, 2018 11:55 pm

News News of ThisIsMS

Site map of ThisIsMS » Forum : ThisIsMS

Welcome to the world's leading forum on Multiple Sclerosis research, support, and knowledge. For over 10 years, This is MS has provided an unbiased community dedicated to Multiple Sclerosis patients, caregivers, and affected loved ones.

where are we?

Could someone give me a brief overview of where this treatment is at? Mr Osmond has some in my local group asking questions, I have no answers.
Thanks,
Lars
Read more : where are we? | Views : 5028 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Aimspro


Seizure

Anyone ever had one?
Read more : Seizure | Views : 1584 | Replies : 8 | Forum : General Discussion


pinkillers

hi. i'm not really a new member, but i haven't posted for a very long time, and then, not much. i'll try to get around to posting in the introductions thread eventually.

my question is about use of painkillers for flu side effects with rebif. i started on my first inj of treatment this morning. it was only the 8.8 mcg dose, so the side effects haven't been too bad. but i've also been able ...
Read more : pinkillers | Views : 3414 | Replies : 5 | Forum : Rebif


Loss of evolutionary normal conditions

This article doesn't refer directly to MS but does add to the increasing evidence extolling that the loss of the historical parasite/host relationships could have had negative impact on the functions of the human immune system.

Of course the obvious question is what kind of problems we should expect from the loss of this millions of year old relationship and of course immune dysfunctions are the kind of things we should expect and indeed started ...
Read more : Loss of evolutionary normal conditions | Views : 3234 | Replies : 25 | Forum : General Discussion


LDN-Gulf War Syndrome

Interesting article on a trial at Stanford University with veterans of the Gulf War. Trial is still open for participants. Trial is being funded by a private donor.

http://autoimmunedisease.suite101.com/a ... r_syndrome

Sharon
Read more : LDN-Gulf War Syndrome | Views : 2742 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Low Dose Naltrexone


Puberty age and MS risk

This could go a long way to explaining why MS incidence is rising among women faster than men:


Age of puberty and the risk of multiple sclerosis: a population based study.

Eur J Neurol. 2008 Dec 23.
Ramagopalan SV, Valdar W, Criscuoli M, Deluca GC, Dyment DA, Orton SM, Yee IM, Ebers GC, Sadovnick AD; for the Canadian Collaborative Study Group*.
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, and Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, ...
Read more : Puberty age and MS risk | Views : 1286 | Replies : 2 | Forum : General Discussion


Clofazimine

Old leprosy drug effective against autoimmune diseases
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A century-old drug used to treat leprosy has shown promise in treating multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases, say researchers.

The old drug called clofazimine, made in the 1890s originally failed to treat tuberculosis but has worked well as an antileprosy medicine.

"We never expected that an old antibiotic would hit this target that has been implicated in multiple sclerosis, psoriasis and type ...
Read more : Clofazimine | Views : 1694 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Drug Pipeline


Why autoimmune?

Hi all.

I have the feeling that I am missing something fundamental. Why is MS autoimmune? What is the evidence?

I disagree with this dogma, but I have been looking for studies in PubMed proving this hypothesis. But it is always considered as a fact without citation. What I have found so far is that SOMETIMES there are lymphocytes, either B or T, at the site of the lesion. How can this be enough?

Let ...
Read more : Why autoimmune? | Views : 3471 | Replies : 26 | Forum : General Discussion


Overlap of Multiple sclerosis and lyme disease

Interesting lecture about the overlap in multiple sclerosis and borrelia by Steven Phillips, M.D.:

http://www.ctlymedisease.org/video/phillips.wmv

also many other interesting presentations regarding this by other researchers and doctors:

http://www.ctlymedisease.org/videoclips.htm
Read more : Overlap of Multiple sclerosis and lyme disease | Views : 2500 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Antibiotics


Food Sensitivity

Gotta love my wife for finding this one...

http://www.chetday.com/msandfood.html

Wow 8O
Read more : Food Sensitivity | Views : 1903 | Replies : 3 | Forum : General Discussion


 

Login  •  Register


Statistics

Total posts 243183 • Total topics 26710 • Total members 17852


Contact us | Terms of Service