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MS drug Tysabri should return to market: Panel Decision

Results from the panel meeting yesterday.


Original link: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060308/hl_nm/tysabri_dc


Dunmann.


GAITHERSBURG, Maryland (Reuters) - Biogen Idec's (Nasdaq:BIIB - news) multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri should return to the market with safeguards to closely monitor patients for a potentially fatal complication, a U.S. advisory panel unanimously ruled on Wednesday.


Biogen and marketing partner Elan Corp. (NYSE:ELN - news) (ELN.I) voluntarily suspended sales in February 2005 after three patients developed a brain ...


BioMS SPMS drug

The following is an update from BioMS on their SPMS drug that they have been working on for over 5 years now. It's one of the few drugs for SPMS that anyone has spent much time on.

Harry

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BioMS Medical's MBP8298 shows five-year delay of disease progression in patients with multiple sclerosis

-Results to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology April 4,
2006-

Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: MS

EDMONTON, March 7 - ...
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Axonal degeneration

A techy article but it mentions neuro-protection.

http://www.msif.org/go.rm?id=13581

Dignan, with his Chemistry PhD, has kindly offered to translate the article into layman's terms.

Ian
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The plaque and its pathogenesis

This looked a good read but you have to purchase the full article.

Given that most Americans are millionaires it would be a nice gesture to your British cousins (given all we do for you) to purchase the article and tell us what's in it.

Ian


http://www.msif.org/go.rm?id=13580
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Prognosis

I'm sure someone had asked about prognosis before. This piece of research looks at the prognosis for those with early on-set MS.

http://www.msif.org/go.rm?id=13579

Ian
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Neurocrine APL

Dignan,

If this was on the list you need to erase it.

Ian

http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j482124809&w=464753
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Question about interactions with Rebif

I planned to ask my neuro today if any of the supplements I'm taking might interact with Rebif since I am going to be starting it soon. Unfortunately I only got the nurse and she couldn't get me off the phone quick enough. Right now I am taking Omega 3, Lecithin and a multivitamin plus Allegra for my sinus and allergy problems. Were you told of any supplements or other medications to avoid when taking ...
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Better/Easier flagyl taste

Flagyl tastes better... No, really, it's true! I have found a way to take flagyl and not taste it and it will probably make you happier every time you do! I take the flagyl tablet out, coat it with jam or jelly and toss it in my mouth, quickly followed by a water chaser. You'll NEVER taste a thing, except maybe a fleeting taste of the jam. DO NOT LICK YOUR FINGERS before washing them ...
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How many of you have been referred to a neuropsychiatrist?

:lol: Following a referral to a neuropsychiatrist, I have now been told to start Lithium. Does anyone know anything about lithium?

Sue !!
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MBP8298 update

This sounds promising, although they don't provide much information here...



BioMS Medical's MBP8298 Shows Five-year Delay of Disease Progression in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

March 7, 2006- BioMS Medical today announced that its proprietary drug candidate MBP8298 delayed disease progression for five years in progressive MS patients with HLA-DR2 or HLA-DR4 immune response genes.

Treatment and follow-up of patients from a phase II clinical study demonstrated that patients in this DR2 and DR4 responder group, ...
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