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Chlamydiae

This is from the Univesity of Texas Medical Branch, part of a slightly out of date microbook, but still very interesting, explaining the differences between the different chlamydiae and with some very good diagrams and micrographs. It was written by a well regarded virologist, Yechiel Becker of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem and was written before CPn had even been considered as maybe having a link to the development of MS.......Sarah

http://gsbs.utmb.edu/microbook/ch039.htm

Pathogenesis

Spread of Agents ...
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Hints for Double Vision?

I'M HAVING DOUBLE VISION FOR THE FIRST TIME. IT'S LASTED 2 WEEKS SO FAR. I KNOW PATCHING HELPS FOR SHORT PERIODS OF TIME. JUST WONDERING HOW LONG OTHER'S BOUTS WITH IT HAVE LASTED...I KNOW EVERYONE IS DIFFERENT...ANY INFO ON EXERCISES FOR MY EYES TO HELP GET THE MUSCLE STRENGTH BACK QUICKER?
I THINK IT'S MY LEFT EYE...CRANIAL NERVE VI. I'M NOT DRIVING BECAUSE EVEN THOUGH I CAN CLOSE ONE EYE AND SEE FINE IN FRONT ...
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Potential New Virus Identified in MS

Potential Animal (Zoonotic) Virus Identified in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis and Epilepsy

NEEDHAM, Mass., May 31 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Recent independent scientific research funded by the National CFIDS Foundation, Inc. (NCF) of Needham, MA provided preliminary confirmation of a new virus identified in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. The Foundation's medical research dovetails with that completed to date by Cryptic Afflictions, LLC (1), a private company.

Dr. Steven J. Robbins, virologist and ...
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niacin

hi i searched this forum for niacin/b3 and got no results. is anyone taking niacin as an alternative to, or in combination with, prescription statins?
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Higher dose Copaxone

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Better than Avonex

Don't you just love these head to head battles. Might it have something to do with Tysabri coming back onto the market? The CRABs on average reduce relapses by 30%. It's amazing how these other trials can show such dramatic improvements in efficacy. I've got to the stage where I don't believe a word of this sort of research

Teva says its MS drug works after Biogen drug fails

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said ...
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Statin research...again

With all this statin research going on, I hope we get some clinical trial results some time this year.



Statins reduce human blood-brain barrier permeability and restrict leukocyte migration: Relevance to multiple sclerosis.

Ann Neurol. 2006 May 25;
Ifergan I, Wosik K, Cayrol R, Kebir H, Auger C, Bernard M, Bouthillier A, Moumdjian R, Duquette P, Prat A.
Neuroimmunology Laboratory, Center for Research on Brain Diseases, Centre Hospitalier de l'Universite de Montreal (CHUM) Research Center, ...
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Potassium channels

Potassium channels keep popping up as an area to watch lately...



Potassium channels K(v)1.3 and K(v)1.5 are expressed on blood-derived dendritic cells in the central nervous system.

Ann Neurol. 2006 May 25;
Mullen KM, Rozycka M, Rus H, Hu L, Cudrici C, Zafranskaia E, Pennington MW, Johns DC, Judge SI, Calabresi PA.
Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

OBJECTIVE: Potassium (K(+)) channels on immune cells have gained attention recently as promising targets of ...
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