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Laquinimod

Research article on Laquinimod. Good at reducing lesions but no impact on disability (isn't this what we want?)



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First MSRC stem cell chat - transcript now available

Hi all,

You may recall that we held our first open Stem Cell therapy chat session on 5th March. The transcript of this event is now avalable for download as a .pdf file if anyone would like to read all the information provided by people who have already undergone the treatment, and also there was plenty of feedback with regards the various companies etc.

If you would like a copy just PM or email me. ...
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msdialogue "Anatomy of MS"

For those of whom who do not subscribe to mswatch.ca; they produce a booklet every 4 months called the "msdialogue" which cover various MS topics including research, strategies, people, etc. I find them informative and would recommend the read.

Here is the link to this most current booklet "Anatomy of MS" (it's a pdf):
http://www.mswatch.ca/ContentRoot/Educa ... JAN.31.pdf

Here's the link to all of the past publications and other articles: ...
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research

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homocysteine - i'll show u mine....

hi :D ne1 out there know their homocysteine level? i read a study that said the mean level in the ms group was around 13 mumol/l, and the mean for healthy controls was 10. a figure showed that max and min for each group was only about +/-2 around the mean. my hcy is 6. don't know what's up with that, so looking for comparisons amongst ...
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Antibiotics caused MS?

The woman in the article claims that taking antibiotics "triggered" her to get MS.

Antibiotics led me to become blind and crippled

Mar 20 2006



A GRANDMOTHER who believes she developed multiple sclerosis after taking antibiotics for a sore throat has urged fellow sufferers not to give up hope of a cure.

Reading-born Sue Moore, 57, claims prescription drugs caused a surplus of yeast - called candida or candida albicans - in her body. That, ...
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Oral Copaxone

Darn it... Just get me a pill! I hate these d*mn Rebif injections!!!!!!

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Will You Share Your Relationship Experiences?

I've been asked to write an article for the LDN Research Trust Newsletter on how MS impacts relationships. I'd like to cover it from both the person with MS's perspective and from the perspective of someone in a relationship with someone with MS.

I have my own experience and that of a few friends, but I'd love to hear from others who are willing to share the troubles MS has caused them in relationships as ...
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Yet another story

There seems to be a lot of questions and articles regarding some of these "miracle" companies. Click on "Jan Wilks" in the article below for more information about her story.


· Scepticism over treatment for neurological disorder
· Centre took over US firm's activities


Sarah Boseley
Monday March 20, 2006
The Guardian

The anonymous first-floor waiting room overlooking Rotterdam's shopping streets looks an unlikely outpost for miracle cures. It could belong to a building society. ...
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Rituximab

Rituximab (Rituxin) is currently being trialled for PP, SP, RR MS and targets the B cells.

Rituximab was recently approved (by the FDA) for use in severe Rheumatoid Arthritis. RA seems to have some similarities to MS in that there is differences in the levels of severity and different responses to treatments.

The following article is about Rituximab (renamed Mabthera) for RA.

Ian

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0, ... 71,00.html
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