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immune system research

I know, I know, maybe MS isn't autoimmune, but one way or another, some of our t-cells are up to no good...

Natural immune-control system may hold clue to treatment of autoimmune disease and tissue rejection, study finds

The immune system's ability to police itself may offer a new method of arresting the cells responsible for autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and for the rejection of transplanted organs and tissues, scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer ...
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new neurons in old brains

Stem cell-related research...

New Neurons in Old Brains Exhibit Babylike Plasticity

May 23, 2007 - Scientific American - Johns Hopkins researchers have identified a two-week window in the young life of a new neuron in the adult brain when it is as adaptable as a brain cell in a newborn baby.
Researchers have identified a "critical period" during which new nerve cells in adult brains have the same capacity to learn as those in developing ...
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I am just curious if anyone here has gone to the Vanderbilt clinic for testing and therapy for the ABX's.

Seems like it would be easier to work with doctors familiar with the protocol than to educate another, perhaps unbelieving, physician.

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They now have the go ahead from the courts, after two years of being held up, to proceed in distributing money for research with stem cells. The Supreme Court chose not to hear the case making it void. This is a huge step and I can only hope other states now follow.

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Copaxone Seeping

I started Copaxone a month ago. Occasionally I find that it seeps out after the injection. When that happens, the site bleeds more than normal. I haven't withdrawn the needle early and I always do a 90 degree angle so I'm wondering what I'm doing wrong.

Do you find that your thighs are the worst pain wise afterwards? Sometimes I still feel it the next day.

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Hello from The OC


I have been lurking for a while and decided to finally post. I often post on the WebMD MS board.

My name is Rachel, I just turned 39, and was recently diagnosed with MS. I'm married and have two sons, ages 7 and 10, plus a dog. We live in Orange County, CA. I'm a pharmacist and still work half time. We have temporarily moved into an apartment b/c we are remodeling our house. ...
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Metabolic therapy shows promise for treating autoimmune diseases, UC
Irvine study finds

Irvine, Calif., May 14, 2007 — A glucosamine-like dietary supplement
has been found to suppress the damaging autoimmune response seen in
multiple sclerosis and type-1 diabetes mellitus, according to
University of California, Irvine health sciences researchers.

In studies on mice, Dr. Michael Demetriou and colleagues with the UC
Irvine Center for Immunology found that N-acetylglucosamine ...
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Aimspro and the UK MS Society

From the Daval website ... php?nid=23

22/05/07 - The MS Society

We are aware that it is a common practice for those who are interested in learning more about Aimspro to make enquiries of the MS Society. Whilst we approve of the desire to understand our product, we do not consider that the MS Society will be able to provide the level of assistance that is required.
The ...
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Demylination, but were afraid to ask?

I came accross this (oldish 1999) pdf while searching for something else. I have yet to read it, but flicking through it it appears to have a lot of explanations with diagrams of what is happening. I thought that someone else may find it interesting. found at
The pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis is reviewed, with emphasis on the axonal conduction properties underlying the production of symptoms, and the course of the disease. ...
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Is there a best time to take Inosine?

With / without food?

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