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Frank ABX diary

Hello everyone,

I'm planing to stop my Tysabri treatment and instead I want to use ABX.

I have been to my pharmacy today and asked about the availability and pricing of the ABX drugs on the protocol.

I was told NAC is the same as AAC which is used to treat bronchitis, is that the right drug ?
I'm afraid I can only get it as a fizzy tablet ( I dont like their taste ...
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New Rules from FDA

This could certainly have an effect on how big pharma conducts its business in the future. ... 0&emc=eta1

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Social Security Disability

I filed for Social Security Disability this morning. I will not hear a decision (yea/nay) for several months.

I haven't worked in seven years and as my MS is progressing (very slowly) it is still progressing.

My husband is wonderfully supportive and has helped me tremendously with all the paperwork.

Niko 8)
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Tysabri / Campath

Attached is a presentation by Dr Alasdair Coles (the Dr overseeing the Campath trials - of which I am a participant). He discusses both Tysabri and Campath and the risks / potential benefits.

Ian ... mpath.html

Harry Z - best if you avoided this one as it's about monoclonal anti-bodies!
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I have a coworker whos husband has MS. He has never taken any crab meds just Immunocal. His chief complaint was gait and balane issues which caused him to fall often prior to taking Immunocal.

He had marked improvement with Immunocal. To see if it was the Immunocal or something else he stopped taking Immunocal for a few months. His prior issues returned. He went back on Immunocal and they went away. He has been ...
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Estriol gets bigger trial

Public release date: 22-Mar-2007

Contact: Mark Wheeler
University of California - Los Angeles
Could estriol be the elixir for MS?
UCLA researcher's promising pilot study moves to widespread clinical trial to thwart multiple sclerosis

It has long been common knowledge that pregnant women with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience a sharp drop in the ...
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Mormons and MS...

Pretty vague reference to a 'healthy lifestyle'; I wonder where Alan Osmond went wrong?


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Childhood sun exposure

I didn't know Norway bucked the trend:


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Several articles

I must be getting lazy in my old age - I can't be bothered to break the following up, so am posting in bulk (five articles). My effort should get me employee of the week.

Should keep you busy over the weekend Lyon!


Argos Therapeutics Awarded U.S. Patent for CD83 Protein for Use in Immunological Disorders

Argos Therapeutics today announced the issuance of United States Patent 7,169,898, which covers soluble forms of the ...
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I don't know if this is relevant to other people, but I find it interesting:
I looked to see if you could get this in supplement form, but it only seems to come in an amino-acid mixture...thinking of having my husband's levels checked...
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