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Low dose pesticides

Here's an interesting discussion from the BBC's Farming Today This Week programme.

You hear a contributor, a lady with MS, describing a cluster of people, 5 in all, from a small village in the South of England each of whom contracted MS. She attributes this to the use and drift of pesticides locally.
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2nd MSRC Stem Cell Therapy Chat Session

Dear All,

It is becoming obvious that there is a great need and demand for another of our very successful SCT live chat sessions, therefore I would like to propose next Sunday 2nd April at 6.30pm UK Summer time. If you are abroad I am not sure what time that will be for you as not sure when individual countries change their clocks. To give you some idea I am posting this at 3.55pm uk ...
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has anyone tried acupuncture for ms? trying to find out more on the topic. seems it could help w/energy and lessening pain.. linda
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marble on mri

seems we're all in hibernation for the winter. just wanted to check in on how everyone is doing.

had an mri w/contrast recently. number and location of white spots were unchanged... but a spot on the left side of my brain showed up. neuro said it's about the size of a marble, and definitely active disease. have been feeling worse for a while.

neuro leaving meds (statin, copaxone, cymbalta) the same. few if any new ...
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Maybe I'm being over-sensitive but would women really want their brains repaired with stem-cells from testicles?
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This is one of the drugs in the pipeline at Neuren. It is a neuro-protective drug and pre-clinical results look promising. I think it has just entered into Phase 1 human trials.

See 22 March news on the company's website.

Let's hope that the human trial results are as good

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Epidemiology Task Force

An epidemiology task force is being set up to look at numbers with MS / clusters etc.
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In my view, some of the research that holds most promise is the research on tissue from MS sufferers. A talk by the UK MS Tissue Bank is taking place next week (I can't attend but will try to get hold of the material or see what is posted on the UK MS website). I'm particularly interested in the third element of the presentation - the antibodies produced within the CNS. If such anti-bodies were ...
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After new articles on the potential benefits of PPARgamma agonists, I looked for "natural" PPARgamma agonists and found a product called "PARACTIN". They clame to be a natural PPARgamma agonist, also used for arthritis etc....

Anyone heart of PARACTIN before ?

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Hormones and pregnancy

A nice story - although it also shows what a vile disease this is.
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