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show broadcast about MS

After an article about JK Rowling and her feelings, that MS does not get enough attention, the BBC added the announcement:
Scotland's Hidden Epidemic: The truth about MS, will be broadcast on Wednesday 23 July, on BBC One Scotland at 2245 BST.


So, it's only available on BBC Scotland at 10:45pm....that should draw a large audience :roll:
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A wish child gives back

"Don't hope for things to go wrong, but when they do, don't waste your pain. Use it to carry you upward and onward to better, brighter things."


http://www.lessonsfromawishchild.com

This book is for anyone who is facing difficult times, in need of a dose of courage, or struggling to find meaning in their day-to-day existence.

My friend wrote this book. She started at age 11 and is now 16. It ...
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News from Opexa

Opexa Conducts Additional Analysis on Phase I/II Extension Study with Tovaxin(R) for Multiple Sclerosis

As of 9:30 AM ET 7/22/08
Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPXA), a company leading in the development of cell therapies for multiple sclerosis (MS) and diabetes, has completed an internal assessment of data from its Phase I/II two year extension study with Tovaxin in patients with MS. While confirming the favorable safety and efficacy profile of Tovaxin, further analysis also confirms both ...
Read more : News from Opexa | Views : 5274 | Replies : 17 | Forum : Tcelna (Tovaxin)


A few days after the last infusion

It's been 4 days since the last campath infusion and I am sitting at home taking it easy. The weekend was kind of lousy since I felt like I had no energy. After the last infusion I felt fine but my energy levels quickly went downhill from there. A bunch of my old symptoms came back as well and it was hard to even walk upstairs at home. Needless to say I wasn't real happy ...
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Two years of Tysabri

Sorry, should have posted this here rather than under drugs pipeline.

http://www.thisisms.com/ftopict-5888.html
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Books that you re-read over and over

Does anyone have books that you re-read over and over again? I do - I love new books but I have a few that I will re-visit at least once a year usually. Some of them are kids books some not but they just do something for me!

I have just picked up 'Goodnight Mr Tom' My Michelle Magorian. It is a kids book set during the evacuations of WWII but I would thorough;y recommend ...
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Two years of Tysabri

Second anniversary of TYSABRI(R) for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis 22 July 2008

Biogen Idec and Elan Corporation announced the two-year anniversary of TYSABRI(R) (natalizumab) as a treatment for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), marking the reintroduction of the product in the United States (US) and the first international approval. The companies estimate that as of the end of June 2008, more than 31,800 patients worldwide are receiving TYSABRI treatment.

Specifically, as of ...
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MIT identifies cells for spinal-cord repair

MIT identifies cells for spinal-cord repair
Could lead to nonsurgical treatment for injuries

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A researcher at MIT's Picower Institute for Learning and Memory has pinpointed stem cells within the spinal cord that, if persuaded to differentiate into more healing cells and fewer scarring cells following an injury, may lead to a new, non-surgical treatment for debilitating spinal-cord injuries.

The work, reported in the July issue of the journal PLoS (Public Library of ...
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Neil Cavuto

Any guess what sort of surgery Fox News Channel's Neil Cavuto is getting for his MS? Wouldn't be surprised if the news outlet got it wrong by saying surgery, and wondering if he's in fact getting something like HiCY...

http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/fnc/cavuto_recovering_from_msrelated_surgery_89553.asp
Read more : Neil Cavuto | Views : 2215 | Replies : 1 | Forum : General Discussion


MBP8298 vs Copaxone

I was just reading about MBP8298. It is intended to teach the immune system to tolerate myelin rather than attack it. As I understand it, this is the intention behind giving Copaxone after Revimmune. Maybe MBP8298 could be even better?

Cyclops
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