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Hearing loss

I need some help on this potential symptom. It's only been one day so I may be freaking out, but the issue came on in dramatic fashion (overnight) and I can't figure out a root cause. I went to bed last night 100% baseline normal. Eyes a little blurry, legs a little weak, needing to pee, but otherwise normal. I wake up this morning and my left ear is ringing/roaring like I went to a ...
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ATL/TV 1102

Dignan,

Please note the slight change in name for this drug and the expectation that it will be moving into Phase 3.

Ian

ATL/TV1102 reduces disease activity in multiple sclerosis patients 30 June 2008

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Antisense Therapeutics Ltd. announced that anti-sense drug, ATL/TV1102, significantly reduced disease activity in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

The companies noted that their Phase IIa study met its primary endpoint showing a significant reduction by ...
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Interesting article "The Itch"

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2008 ... ntPage=all
I am a lurker, seldom post but I think the above article is fascinating and may have some info to help some of us. Its called "The Itch" in this weeks New Yorker magazine
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Flu Symptoms on Avonex

Hi everyone. It's been awhile since I've posted on here. I just started injecting Avonex again after a seven month break (tonight is actually my first night). After two years of injecting, the flu symptoms and mood swings were getting to me so I stopped. Well in that seven month time frame my left foot eventually became completely numb about 95% of the time. My balance is way off and now my right side is ...
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Question about Rebif Needles

Do y'all find that your Rebif needles have air in them? Do you push the air out before you inject?

Thanks!

CF
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High blood pressure and revimmune

I am interested in this treatment possibly, but I do have nigh BP. I am on medication, but my BP seems to spike really easy and I do have a family history of heart problems.

Does anyone here who had this treatment have high bp as well or know if this will be an issue?
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question # 1000 it seems like

Of course, since I'm "into" the importance of plasticity, there is also the possibility that her MS and resulting damage continues ominously at a rate in which plasticity is able to it's job and keep her from noticing the damage as it accumulates.

this is so well put bob we are all under attack all the time it's just that when our own bodies can't keep up with the repairs we start to notice ...
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Scientists repair brain using GM embryo cells - MOUSE POST

(squeak squeak)

Nerve Cells Derived From Stem Cells And Transplanted Into Mice May Lead To Improved Brain Treatments

ScienceDaily (June 26, 2008) — Scientists at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research have, for the first time, genetically programmed embryonic stem (ES) cells to become nerve cells when transplanted into the brain, according to a new study published in The Journal of Neuroscience.

The research, an important step toward developing new treatments for stroke, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's ...
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Why would you NOT take meds?

Hi Guys,

From reading posts on other ms forums i get the impression that lots of people who are doing well with their ms choose not to take any of the ms meds and some say that they will wait until they "need" them.

I am taking Avonex and i'm well too, i have no symptoms and have only had one sensory flare.
I was under the impression that these meds are designed to be ...
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Gray matter atrophy

More evidence that gray matter damage plays a significant role in MS progression.


Gray matter atrophy is related to long-term disability in multiple sclerosis.

Ann Neurol. 2008 Jun 20.
Fisniku LK, Chard DT, Jackson JS, Anderson VM, Altmann DR, Miszkiel KA, Thompson AJ, Miller DH.
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Research Unit, Institute of Neurology, University College London, United Kingdom.

OBJECTIVE: To determine the relation of gray matter (GM) and white matter (WM) brain volumes, and WM ...
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