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a general MRI question

In what I will try to call "typical" MS, for which I know there is no typical... is it "typical" for MS MRI lesions to persist forever, or are they known to appear and disappear?

thanks
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List of current drug trials

I saw this list on another MS board forum. I am sorry if this is a repeat. It was first available in September, therefore, they are probably new drugs to be added. The credit for putting this list together should go to Jay.

"MS Disease-Modifying Meds"

( Approved Meds )

1. Avonex (interferon beta 1a)
2. Betaseron (interferon beta 1b)
3. Copaxone (glatiramir acetate)
4. Novantrone (mitoxantrone)
5. Rebif (interferon beta 1a)


Treatments ( not ...
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Immunosuppressive Drug Appears Effective In Reducing Lesions

Hi to All - The article was posted today - sounds like new possibility to reduce those brain lesions -- :D


Immunosuppressive Drug Appears Effective In Reducing New Brain Lesions In MS Patients
Category: Multiple Sclerosis News
Article Date: 13 Dec 2005






A medication that reduces relapse rates in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) appears to be effective in reducing new brain inflammatory lesions and is ...
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Progress on Parkinsosn and Alzeimers

Not MS, but given that these diseases have some overlap in symptoms (tremor, memory loss etc etc) they could be of relevance to MS in the future.





http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/4520866.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/4522452.stm
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Neuronal growth

More basic research that could be important for figuring out the process of neuro degeneration / regeneration.



How The Neuron Sprouts Its Branches

2005-12-12 - Duke University Medical Center - Neurobiologists have gained new insights into how neurons control growth of the intricate tracery of branches called dendrites that enable them to connect with their neighbors. Dendritic connections are the basic receiving stations by which neurons form the signaling networks that constitute the brain's circuitry. ...
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Early Christmas present from MS

At the start of the year there was hope in the shape of Tysabri. As usual MS found this hard to cope with and the deaths on the trial led to a postponement. Later in the year there was a death on the Campath trial which is likely to result in delays.

Monday morning on my train to work I read the paper. Surprise, surprise, MS showed that it will not go down without a ...
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No-Dairy, No-Gluten, No-Casein recipe book, $2.99

When I looked for "Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Casein-Free" cookbooks, I found a couple for over $15, so I kept searching. Luckily, I got this on eBay, it's an e-Book, instantly downloadable, so, no shipping fees. It has over 300 recipes, and the author, Marilyn, answers emails very nicely and fast.
This is a permanent link:

http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZkurlykurly1QQhtZ-1
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No-Gluten, No-Wheat recipe book, $2.99

When I looked for "Gluten-Free, Wheat-Free" cookbooks, I found a couple for over $15, so I kept searching. Luckily, I got this on eBay, it's an e-Book, instantly downloadable, so, no shipping fees. It has over 300 recipes, and the author, Marilyn, answers emails very nicely and fast.
This is a permanent link:

http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZkurlykurly1QQhtZ-1
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COMFORTABLE, INEXPENSIVE SHOWER SEAT

It's generously sized, sturdy, and good looking, and it folds flat when not needed.
Got it from "Bargain Outfitters" on eBay after searching a lot for the best price. It was "buy it now" for $19.97, with $5.99 shipping.
They don't have it in stock tonight, but the item with photo can still be seen: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... %26fvi%3D1
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Go ahead and sin-Gluten-Free Quiche recipe

I got this from the 300+ recipe book I bought for a total of $2.99 from Marilyn, on eBay
http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZkurlykurly1QQhtZ-1

GLUTEN-FREE MUSHROOM QUICHE

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 large onion, diced

2 1/2 cups sliced mushrooms

4 eggs

1/4 cup cornstarch

1/2 cup water

1/8 cup hot water

1 tsp chicken soup mix

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1/8 tsp nutmeg


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat ...
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