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Tysabri vs Cellcept

My Dr. would like me to change my MS drug, I am currently on Copaxone. No new lesions on MRI but am having difficultly walking. He gave me two choices Tysabri or CellCept. I haven't been able to find out much about CellCept, its primary use is to prevent rejection of transplanted organs, but it is used in MS and lupus. My BIG question is to those that are taking Tysabri- DO YOU FEEL BETTER? ...
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Multiple Sclerosis Agitation

I just found this article from 1997 about neuropsychiatric symptoms in multiple sclerosis patients and they found that 40% of the patients were agitated! :twisted: ... /51?ck=nck
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Cat Bath

Some people say cats never have to be bathed. The say cats lick
themselves clean. They say cats have a special enzyme of some sort in
their saliva that works like new, improved Wisk - dislodging the dirt
where it hides and whisking it away.

I've spent most of my life believing this folklore. Like most blind
believers, I've been able to discount all the facts to the contrary, the
kitty odors that lurk in ...
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One more day instead of Tuesdays with Morrie

Loobie can you believe I was so excited about getting thebook "Tuesdays's with morrie" I got another by the same author???"for one more day" It was ok not as good as the five people you meet in heaven....i like to be slamed by a brick.....and the later does that ...but they were both on the same topic I believe....anyone else's opinion.
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slightly funny call centers actual calls!


Actual call center conversations!

Customer: 'I've been calling 700-1000 for two days and can't get through; can you help?'
Operator: 'Where did you get that number, sir?'
Customer: 'It's on the door of your business.'
Operator: 'Sir, those are the hours that we are open.'
Samsung Electronics
Caller: 'Can you give me the telephone number for Jack?'
Operator: 'I'm sorry, sir, I don't understand who you are talking about.'
Caller: 'On page ...
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Started Cytoxan Today

First of six infusions to be given once per month. So far, no adverse effects whatsoever. Hopefully that will continue and I'll actually see some benefits.

Anyone else on here tried Cytoxan other than the Revimmune crew?

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Another target

Another day another target. I think minocycline has an effect on MMPs. ... 4&w=464753
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Hi from Las Vegas

:D Hi Everyone,

My name is Cherie, I'm 54, married, 3 children, 3 grandchildren, & 2 adorable blk/wht Shih Tzu's.

I was diagnosed with MS in 1994, but doctors say you can easily tack on another 10 yrs to that diagnosis. Initially I was given the RRMS diagnosis, but that changed in 1999 to WRRMS.

I have been on a handful of therapies, Avonex, Betaseron, Copaxone, ...
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New here from IA

8O I just found this link from a posting on Patients Like Me site. I was looking into LDN. I am on Copaxone now. I was officially diagnosed oct 06. Suspected in 1989. I feel Ihave had it since a kid. Looking back. Just was told I was a hypocondriac and no dr ever did all the testing required. My Eye dr is the one who found ...
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Remyelination in mice

Lucky mice, maybe one day we can be like the mice...

Remyelination after chronic spinal cord injury is associated with proliferation of endogenous adult progenitor cells after systemic administration of guanosine.

Purinergic Signal. 2008 Mar;4(1):61-71. Epub 2008 Jan 8.
Jiang S, Ballerini P, Buccella S, Giuliani P, Jiang C, Huang X, Rathbone MP.
Department of Surgery (Neurosurgery, Neurobiology), McMaster University, Health Sciences Centre, 4E15, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada, ...
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