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Skin Stem Cells

I like the idea of being able to use skin cells to generate nerve cells.



Skin Stem Cells Aid Nerve Cells

July 14 - Toronto Star - Researchers are one step closer to repairing nerve cells and treating conditions such as spinal cord injury, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis.

A new study says that stem cells found in adult skin can function after being transplanted into diseased mice.

"This shows that these stem cells found ...
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currently caring for a person with ms

hi everyone , I currently care for a woman with ms, and have cared for another with the same, If i can help in any way, dont hesitate! my current client is diabetic and legally blind also
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pre filled and self mix! I never knew this!

:idea: I dont know how many people may know this but I spoke with someone from biogen idec and they told me that the side effects of u mix and pre filled, may be less when you use the u mix because of the preservatives in the pre filled. the woman i care for switched back and is doing well, on the pre filled the side effects ...
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I eliminated my post

I eliminated my post
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Laser eye surgery

Grateful for any advice on the following.

In addition to being blessed with RR MS two years ago (age 39) I was blessed at age 15 with short-sightedness and astigmatism. This got worse in my 20's and levelled out in my 30s. In my mid 30s I got sick and tired of contact lenses and glasses and enquired about laser eye surgery. I was told by an eye surgeon who performed this procedure, that the ...
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Anti-Aging Molecule

OK, this isn't MS-specific, but it sounds very interesting.



Anti-Aging Molecule Discovered

Korean Times - A team of South Korean scientists on Sunday claimed to have created a ``cellular fountain of youth,’’ or a small molecule, which enables human cells to avoid aging and dying.

The team, headed by Prof. Kim Tae-kook at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, argued the newly-synthesized molecule, named CGK733, can even make cells younger.

The findings were ...
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Research

An interview with the NMSS Head of Research.

http://skins.broadbandvideo.com/nmss/06 ... ipt_02.pdf
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MS-associated retrovirus

Another possible viral (retroviral) trigger?



Multiple sclerosis-associated retrovirus and optic neuritis.

Mult Scler. 2006 Jun;12(3):357-9.
Sotgiu S, Arru G, Soderstrom M, Mameli G, Serra C, Dolei A.
Institute of Clinical Neurology, University of Sassari, Viale San Pietro 10, 07100 Sassari, Italy. stefanos@uniss.it

One prognostic factor for early multiple sclerosis (MS) patients to develop a definite MS may be the presence of the MS-associated retrovirus (MSRV) in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). ...
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Research 2006

Nothing new - but an interesting interview with the NMSS Head of Research.

The Rituximab results should certainly be of interest for those with progressive forms of MS.


http://skins.broadbandvideo.com/nmss/06 ... ipt_01.pdf

Ian
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Wanna share your healthy diet recipes?

If you are into a healthy lifestyle, Beano is running a promotion right now called the Healthy Recipe Contest. Check it out @ www.beanogas.com . I am working on this promo on behalf of Beano.
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