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Is it time to call it quits with fulltime work?

I can't rem if I posted about this before, may have! - sorry, memory is sometimes a bit ropey. Periodically gets to me....and this is NOT a pity-party-post - I have a very good life - just could do with some constructive advice about this situation.

I have just had 2 weeks off work as hols and have hardly thought about MS at all, felt so good. Even got the gym, did garden, went ...
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Update on Colby

I am so sorry that I haven't been around to fill you in on Colby's progress on LDN. I think of you often, and I guess in this case, no news really IS good news!

For those who don't know me, I am the mother of a 19 year old who was diagnosed with a very progressive form of MS at age 13. After 2 years of Avonex and Rebif, we finally got my son ...
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Read the last line

"Dancing With the Stars" fights MS
By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith
Article Launched: 04/09/2007 03:53:42 PM PDT

"Dancing With the Stars" is the inspiration for this year's Race to Erase MS gala being held Friday the 13th at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. The lineup of performers and celebrity fashion showmodels includes brothers Drew and brother Nick Lachey, Mario Lopez, Tia Carrere, Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin, Cheryl Burke, ...
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MCT-125 for fatigue

Interesting for preliminary trial results

MultiCell Signs Supply Agreement with Lundbeck for MS Candidate

Apr 9 2007, 11:43 AM EST
GEN News Highlights

MultiCell Technologies entered into a long-term agreement with Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals Italy related to its multiple sclerosis (MS) drug. Lundbeck will supply one of the active components of MCT-125, which is in a Phase IIb study for the treatment of chronic fatigue in patients with MS.

In a 138-patient, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase ...
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oven mits

It's like having oven mits when i try doing stuff with my hands, i read this comparison some where and thought this is a good way to describe it. I feel like most of u are fighting not to get like i am and i am fighting not to get like Twisted, Hope something comes soon!
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Coenzyme Q10


What are your thoughts on Coenzyme Q10?

From what I've read I would like to take about 200 - 400mg for it's neuroprotective effects however I'm concerned about it stimulating the immune system?

Please let me know what you think.

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Difference between white and grey matter lesions

This abstract appears to show that there was no evidence of BBB leakage at the site of grey matter lesions, which might suggest that grey and white matter lesions are formed by two distinct processes:


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Is anybody aware of a phase 3 trial that Biogen Idec initiated some time ago with Avonex and Minocycline. Here in the UK the companies will not even give information to your GP let alone a patient.

I've been taking 200mg of minocycline per day for almost 3 years based on the information Luann Metz provided for me. The first relapse i had since then started in January 2007 which was much less aggressive than ...
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Lowering cholestrol, diet and -----> same effect as sati


I've been following the Swank diet with added fish oils for a couple of months now.

Recently I've been thinking about taking plant sterols supplements to lower my cholesterol even further.

Will this be similar to taking the satin drugs or do these drugs have a further effect that reduces the effects of MS?

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MRF - mice

TIGM inks deal for mice 04 April 2007

The Texas Institute for Genomic Medicine (TIGM) has entered into an agreement with the Myelin Repair Foundation to supply genetically altered mice that United States and Canadian researchers will use to search for the causes of and possible treatments for multiple sclerosis.
TIGM is a Houston-based nonprofit biotech entity founded in 2005.

The Myelin Repair Foundation, headquartered in Saratoga, Calif., is a nonprofit organisation focused exclusively ...
Read more : MRF - mice | Views : 1141 | Replies : 1 | Forum : General Discussion


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