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Antibiotics post a risk for increased lung infections?

Posted on ThisIsMS' articles page is the following: "Recent interest in antibiotics as a potential treatment for MS have brought this class of therapeutics into our sphere of interest. A new study shows that acne sufferers, a group that often uses long-term antibiotics of the tetracycline family have an elevated risk for developing upper respiratory tract infections.
More specifically, for patients using topical or internal antibiotics for longer than six weeks, the risk for an ...
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putting HTML in posts doesn't always work

I have two links I tried to put in a post today and they don't work the post if titled:

Third Point: So what about this Antioxidant thing?

and it is in the Vitamin C forum: ... 4459#14459

I know the addresses are right because the do cut and paste to explorer just fine. can this be fixed? do I need to write the link differently? Thanks for ...
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MS research news

I hope I'm not breaking any rules by giving the link to this website. I've
never done this before so I hope I get it right. Search multiple sclerosis and there is alot of interesting news, some of it already posted on this site but still worth a look.
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N-acetyl cysteine online supplier?

I'm having trouble locating NAC in chemist can only find Parvolex amps and an inhaler called Mucomist, and I can't seem to find it elsewhere.

Can anyone recommend an online supplier where I may be able to purchase it?
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Statin, Avonex, Liver, Presciption Question

This is a multiple part question.

Statins and Avonex have warnings about liver damage, does anyone think taking both is a serious health risk? Has anyone encountered problems taking both? Do we know more about the details of the risks to the liver and if they act in the same or different ways?

Has anyone found a neuro that would perscribe a statin? If you have low cholesterol, does that mean you can't get a ...
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Another EBV MS link

Epstein-Barr Virus Could Boost Multiple Sclerosis Risk
04.10.06, 12:00 AM ET

MONDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to the Epstein-Barr virus, which often causes mononucleosis in young adults, may double the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) 15 to 20 years later, researchers report.

In the United States, as many as 96 percent of adults between 35 and 40 years of age have been infected with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Many children become infected with ...
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Trial drug for treatment of fatigue in MS. Don't know what their other MS drugs are or what phase they are in.

MultiCell to Present Company's Portfolio of Novel Drug Candidates at BIO 2006 Conference; Company President Dr. Stephen Chang to Discuss Novel Therapeutic Candidates Targeting Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes and Other Medical Needs

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 10, 2006 - MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:MCET), developer of therapeutics for the treatment of degenerative neurological diseases, metabolic and ...
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News about NeuroVax at the AAN. Sounds promising but I didn't read anything about disability progression.

The Immune Response Corporation's NeuroVax Restores FOXP3+ T-Cell Levels Believed to Help in Multiple Sclerosis
Oral Presentation at American Academy of Neurology

CARLSBAD, C.A. -- April 10, 2006 -- The Immune Response Corporation (OTCBB:IMNR.OB) announced that its T-cell receptor peptide vaccine candidate, NeuroVax™, induces increased FOXP3 expression resulting in re-establishment of normal levels of the FOXP3+ regulatory T-cells believed ...
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new Ask the Expert tool

Thought some of you might be interested if this has not already been posted.This link works the one further down the page does not

Dear JOHN,

Learning for Life is a new, client-focused educational series, developed to find new ways to reach the MS community – especially those living with MS in remote areas of Canada.

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is thrilled to announce the launch ...
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black patent shoes - dancing with ms

by eva marsh. basically spans 1963-1994. an encouraging read. focusses on determined physio/visualization for remyelination.

good to be able to relate. one of her attacks was just like this first one of mine.

particularly killer for me because of the connections - same locations in ontario, same hospital, same lots of things. i kept having this book recommended to me by people who know the author. my brother showed up with a copy on friday, ...
Read more : black patent shoes - dancing with ms | Views : 2442 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Reading Nook


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