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Bit more info on the upcoming trial ... 8&w=464753
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Hello from PA!

Hello, everyone! My name is Brandy, I'm 29 years old and I have been living with MS for about 7 years. I'm an avid World of Warcraft player, I love gardening, cooking and nature. I don't have nor want children; I have a kitty named Bud who lives with my boyfriend and I and I work as a pharmacy help desk rep for a major pharmacy chain and I have a PT job.

My first ...
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Systems biology

An interesting article in The Economist discusses the rise of systems biology and makes some points that I think a lot of people here might agree with:

The Human Genome Project, for example, was a triumph of reductionism. But merely listing genes does not explain how they collaborate to build and run an organism. Nor do isolated cells or biological molecules give full insight into the causes and development of diseases that ravage whole organs ...
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Looking for a Doctor in Virginia


Thank you for allowing on the bulletin board.

I am 51 years old, diagnosed with RRMS in 2001. In the last year it appears more like PPMS.

I went to a MS Clinic in California but cannot find anything in Northern Virginia. Does anyone have a referral?

Many thanks!
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Elevated liver enzymes

Hi there1
I am new to this whole message board thing, but have a question. I am 33 and have had rrms since I was 17-am very lucky so far. BUT I switched to Rebif about 3 months ago, and had to stop Oct 12th due to elevated liver enzymes. From my neuro I am hearing 3 times normal level. I am no rocket scientist, but I AM NOT trying that again!! I have never ...
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Hi Everyone!!

Hi everyone-
Never been part of an online community before, so here goes nothing! :lol:
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New causes of neurodegeneration

Interesting finding that could one day lead to a better understanding of MS.

Scientists Find New Causes For Neurodegeneration

ScienceDaily - Oct. 25, 2007 - A new finding from University of Michigan researchers demonstrates an unpredicted link between a virtually unknown signaling molecule and neuron health.

In a study in PNAS, graduate student, Yanling Zhang, postdoctoral fellow Sergey Zolov and Life Sciences Institute professor Lois Weisman connect the loss of this molecule to massive neurodegeneration ...
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Effects of Copaxone

"Neuroprotection… Neurogenesis… Newborn neurons migrating to the site of injury…" all these words get me really excited – do they do that to anyone else, or am I just pathetically easy to please?

Neurogenesis and neuroprotection in the CNS - fundamental elements in the effect of glatiramer acetate on treatment of autoimmune neurological disorders.
Mol Neurobiol. 2007 Dec;36(3):245-53
Authors: Arnon R, Aharoni R
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is no longer considered to be simply an autoimmune ...
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Lyon - do something useful


You seem to have too much time on your hands and I'm a busy man. Attached are interviews with a number of MS researchers who presented at the MS Frontiers conference. Please could you watch them and report back. Sorry if this interferes with your hobbies (watching American football, baseball, basketball, wrestling etc etc).

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Direct route from the brain to the immune system

We know that inflammation has a useful role to play, but that it can be very damaging when it runs out of control. This discovery of the Vagus nerve's involvement might lead to a way of modulating this response,

Public release date: 24-Oct-2007
Contact: Jamie Talan
North Shore-Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Health System

Scientists discover a direct route from the brain to the immune system
– It used ...
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