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Watching the immune system at work

This looks very promising...

PET Imaging Reveals the Immune System at Work

For clinicians, the ability to look routinely inside the body and see — at the level of the cell — how it confronts disease is a distant dream.

But in a series of experiments with genetically engineered mice, a team of researchers from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) at the University of California Los Angeles has taken a key step toward realizing ...
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Copaxone and neuro protection

The four CRAB drugs reduce, on average, relapses by 30%.

However, it is now recognised that damage to axons is the real problem leading to permanent disability. In addition to treatments that reduce relapses, neuro-protective agents are required to protect axons.

This research suggests that Copaxone also has a neuro-protective effect. Some time ago I posted a video featuring Dr Gavin Giovannoni of the Institute of Neurology in London. He ran through the CRAB drugs ...
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These two research papers illustrate everything that is wrong with MS research. They examine different viruses but I can't understand why they did it or what they found. EBV seems to crop up again and again as a possible cause / trigger for MS. But these researchers never arrive at any clear conclusions - words such as 'suggest' etc etc - which then allows another researcher to have another look at a later date and ...
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Highland woman underwent controversial stem cell treatment

Highland woman underwent controversial stem cell treatment

15/11/2005 16:45

A Highland woman who underwent controversial stem cell treatment in an effort to combat her multiple sclerosis says the procedure has enabled her to walk for the first time in more than five years.

Amanda Bryson traveled to the Netherlands in a wheelchair less than a week ago.....back home, she's now able to walk with limited support.

Only five days ago she traveled to a clinic ...
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Side Effect?

Does anyone out there taking Copaxone get severe night sweats?
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New information on bacteria

Hello to all. I am relatively new to "posting" and don't know if this is the correct subject area, but here goes...briefly, I have a daughter with MS and I spend hours reading/researching. I am a strong supporter of traditional medication but also feel there are natural choices that will help us also. I have a medical condition with no known cause and no effective treatment (interstitial cystitis). Some in the medical community feel it ...
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Protection Against Neuronal Injury in RRMS.

Here's another article about the wonders of Copaxone, submitted by Teva. Once again the study was small and the particpants were "Twenty-two treatment-naïve RRMS patients". ... B9005DF226

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New cause of demyelination?

This is a very interesting article on what some researchers have discovered in looking at the breakdown of myelin. It supports the thinking by some MS researchers that MS's original cause is not auto-immune and that the immune system is only reacting to the inflammation caused when myelin breaks down.



Breakdown of Myelin Insulation in Brain’s Wiring Implicated in Childhood Developmental Disorders, Addiction

Date: November 14, 2005
Contact: Dan Page ( ...
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