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Lyme disease bacterium resembles myelin

I thought it was reasonably interesting to discover that this bacterial antigen is so similar to myelin that it can trigger an autoimmune response if you become infected with it. However, it becomes a bit more interesting when you realise that this bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi, is the agent which causes Lyme disease.

Hypothesized role of galactocerebroside and NKT cells in the etiology of multiple sclerosis.

Med Hypotheses. 2007 Sep 20;

Authors: Blewett MM

According to ...
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still not sure if herx or not

you know i've been whinning so much i've forgotten to tell the cool stuff
i have no pain below my bellybtton
no spasms in legs no cramps in legs when i tell them to move on the bed they do
no bladder issues
my head is getting clearer,i remember my pin numbers on my cards
taking a week off abx the pain in my ribs, arms and hands is unbelivable
so a couple steps forward ...
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New presentation hosted by DIRECT-MS on October 3, 2007

DIRECT-MS is pleased to announce another lecture entitled The Paleo Diet For Multiple Sclerosis and other Autoimmune Diseases. The presentation is by Dr. Loren Cordain and will take place on October 03, 2007 in Calgary at the Best Western Village Park Inn (1804 Crowchild Trail NW) at 7 PM.

Dr Cordain of Colorado State University will explain how returning to a diet based on lean meats, seafood, fruits and vegetables can prevent and help treat ...
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Understanding cancer process may benefit MS

This may be of interest to Wesley because, although the focus is primarily on cancer, the flip side of the same process seems to have implications for MS. Tryptophan has also been discussed on this forum, (I'm sure somebody said Turkey is a good source):

Contact: Wolf Frommer
wfrommer@stanford.edu
650-325-1521 x208
Carnegie Institution

Scientists discover how cancer may take hold
Stanford, CA-- A team, led by researchers at the Carnegie ...
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Results of Mitoxantrone study

I'm having a bit of a brain fog today, which might explain why I can't see any clear conclusion from these figures. 52 of the participants followed up with other disease modifying drugs, so wouldn't it be pertinent to be able to compare results with people who took those same drugs without Mitoxantrone?

Emmanuelle Le Page 1*, Emmanuelle Leray 1, Grégory Taurin 1, Marc Coustans 1, Jacques Chaperon 2, Sean Patrick Morrissey 2 and Gilles ...
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Hello from Berlin, Germany.

Hi alls, my name is Jane AB, I live in Berlin, germany, as a housewife. I am 35 yrs with one son. my husband is a pastor. I was born in Indonesia. I got news I have MS in November 2003.. 6months before I got married. while before I dont have idea about MS. not details.. its just my leg feeling is strange.. the left one is sooo hot while it was winter. and the ...
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r u sure

ok the whiner is back
since sept2 agony is my world
can 100mg doxy cause all this pain
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Industry / academia collaboration

Biogen and Johns Hopkins are collaborating. Seems a good idea (please don't mention to Harry Z)


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New imaging

New imaging techniques can only be good news.

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I was wondering if we may be able to start....

a new topic under the title Revimmune, or close to it.

I'm on a list of 65 people, with more being added everyday to receive the treatment as soon as facility is found. There are quite a few of us who are very interested in the progress with this.

Thanks

Chris T. Young
www.chrishasms.com
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