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Just learned about the antibotic & MS connection

My husband has a progressive form of MS they say. His symtoms came on quickly and he his have extreme problems now, and they believe it to be primary progressive.

I read the information about chlamydia pneumoniae from David Wheldon. I found several other articles posted in the Library of Medicine publication reviewing the bacterial connection.

We had thought my husband may have Lyme but maybe it this bacteria. We are visiting my husband local ...
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Nanotechnology collaboration

Another post that's not MS-specific, but these global medical research collaborations give me such a warm, fuzzy feeling...or is that just my MS?...whatever...

MIT launches global nanotech push

Globe Staff - October 12, 2005 - Leaders of 10 research universities from around the world will gather at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology today to launch an international collaboration to use nanotechnology tools for global health and medical research.

The collaboration, called GEM4, or Global Enterprise ...
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more on the human proteome

Here's another interesting article...

Proteomics’ new order

September 8, 2005 - Nature - An international organization is finally bringing discipline to the study of cells’ sets of proteins. The international Human Proteome Organisation (HUPO) was launched in 2001 to much scepticism. After all, the proteome — the complete set of proteins expressed by a cell’s genome, and modified following expression — is a moving target. Its constituents change continuously according to the conditions to which ...
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the human proteome

Not really about MS specifically, but I think the Human Proteome Organization can help researchers looking into all sorts of disorders...

Swedish researchers unveil a pioneering human protein database to identify and fight disease

Aug 29 2005 - Swedish researchers today unveiled the web-based Human Protein Atlas - a major breakthrough which will help scientists and the world’s research community track and understand how proteins in the human body react to disease.

Launched at the ...
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Anyone taking whey protein (HMS 90) "Immunocal"

I would like to know if anyone has tried/ is taking HMS-90 (or whey protein, also known as Immunocal) and if they find it to be beneficial for relieving MS symptoms. HMS-90 is an antioxidant (glutathione) marketed to help treat autoimmune diseases but I could not find any clinical trials performed in MS patients.

Any information or personal experiences would be appreciated.
Thank you, Perseus
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I dream of an ms treatment...

I had a really wierdo dream last night and want to share it with you guys. In the dream, I was watching a pharmacist mix a treatment combination for ms'ers. It was a liquid preparation of activated charcoal and predisone, to be taken with doxy. He told me it was an old, well-known effective treatment, but there was not "much of a call for it"
He even wrinkled his nose at the smell--and said ...
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minocycline and interferon-beta in a model of MS ... query_hl=1

J Neuroimmunol. 2005 Aug;165(1-2):83-91. Related Articles, Links

Effective combination of minocycline and interferon-beta in a model of
multiple sclerosis.

Giuliani F, Fu SA, Metz LM, Yong VW.

Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary,
Alberta, Canada.

The objective of the current study was to investigate whether minocycline
improves the effect of an existing multiple sclerosis (MS) medication,
interferon-beta, on experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) in mice. ...
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