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I am home!!

I finally got home Saturday night after 3 weeks away for training with the new job assignment. i am so glad to be home. I did not get to check the forum but a couple of times. I missed you guys so much.

My husband came to Raleigh and stayed with me for a week in the middle of my training and that helps the time go by much faster. My baby kitty Amber doubled ...
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Think of all we have to be happy for.

I write this with a heavy ways. See the biggest proponent for mind over matter, and this treatment has fallen first. Some may be happy I guess lol.

It is official, right off the MRI report:

There are mild changes in the mild cerebral and posterior fossa demyelination. Most predominantly, the left lateral plaque in the splenium is larger and there is a new left frontal enhancing plaque.

So I guess we'll go do ...
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Has anyone heard of or used H.P. Acthar Gel

I'm told it's an injectible steroid used to control exaserbation. Ken
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So, I just wanted to update everyone. I actually sent this letter over to my docs at Hopkins.

4.5 month update since treatment:

Well, it has been 4.5 months since I underwent the HiCy treatment….which also means that I have been diagnosed with MS for 10.5 months.

For the first 6 months of 2008, I lived in tremendous pain and with most of my abilities declining on a near-daily basis. ...

new on the site....

hello everyone, i am new here. i have hadms for nearly fifteen years and have been on every approved ms med, save novantrone. ironically enough i am also a physician's assisstant in a neurology office. i rarely share with my patients that i too have ms, but have started to more recently, especially when it is relevant. i still stuggle with when to share and when not to share this information. i would love and ...
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Inside-out cells offer target for antiviral drugs <:3

Inside-out cells offer target for antiviral drugs

CHICAGO (Reuters) - An experimental drug cured guinea pigs infected with a fatal hemorrhagic fever virus, raising hope for its use in a broad range of viral diseases including influenza, hepatitis C, HIV, Ebola and others, U.S. researchers said on Sunday.

"This is a whole new strategy for making antiviral drugs," said Dr. Philip Thorpe, professor of pharmacology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, ...
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Its over

I just got a call from my coordinator and Opexa is suspending Tovaxin.
Thats all I know at this point.
Will have to research what my next adventure will be.

Its been a wild ride, for sure!
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HiCy Check

Ok all of you people who received HiCy Treatment, lets hear how your doing.

It has been 6 months for me and I am pretty much stable. Just doin my Physical Therapy and Strength Traing. Go for my 6 month MRI, EDSS and MFSC in two weeks. We will see if the lesions have shrunk any.

Happy T-day

Chris S...
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Phase 3 trial end-dates

Since we're getting close to the end of some of the phase 3 trials, I thought I'd post a summary of what we know about those trial completion dates. The list below includes only those drugs that have completed enrollment in at least 1 phase 3 trial (e.g. no MN166 on this list).

In order of trial completion:

1. cladribine (Mylinax) (RRMS)
- announced completion of enrollment of first phase 3 trial: January 16, 2007 ...
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Growth Hormone

You might find it a strange question that I’m about to ask but it sounds logical to me:

Does anybody here have experience with the Human Growth Hormone, HGH?

I am considering starting myself, and I did some research but I found until now only (positive) experiences of bodybuilders.. On their website you can also read that people with AIDS get HGH too (doses defer), for the treatment of their muscle degeneration.

If HGH helps ...
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