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Testosterone and sparrows' brains

Here's a bit more evidence for the neuroprotective effect of testosterone – it might seem a bit off the wall to discuss the song-producing bits of a sparrow's brain, but I suppose neurons are neurons!



Public release date: 17-Sep-2007


Contact: Joel Schwarz
joels@u.washington.edu
206-543-2580
University of Washington
Cell death in sparrow brains may provide clues in age-related human diseases
A ...
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IV or oral treatments for Lyme and/or MS?

I was diagnosed with MS, and recently diagnosed as having Lyme disease (positive western blot).

Is anyone being treated with antibiotics, IV or oral treatments for Lyme and/or MS?

And also if you are being treated with antibiotics, which doctor do you have - Neurologist, Lyme Doctor, General Practitioner?

Also, is your treatment covered by your Insurance?

Please let me know and thanks for your help,

Rob
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Anybody being treated with antibiotics

I was diagnosed with MS, and recently diagnosed as having Lyme disease (positive western blot).

Is anyone being treated with antibiotics, IV or oral treatments for Lyme and/or MS?

And also if you are being treated with antibiotics, which doctor do you have - Neurologist, Lyme Doctor, General Practitioner?

Also, is your treatment covered by your Insurance?

Please let me know and thanks for your help,

Rob
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McAlpine's 4th edition

I thought some of you might find Section 3, chapter 8, heading "THE SPECTRUM OF DISORDERS MIMICKING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS", subheading "DISEASES THAT MAY CAUSE MULTIPLE LESIONS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AND ALSO OFTEN FOLLOW A RELAPSING-REMITTING COURSE" written by David Miller and Alastair Compston.

Of course the book goes into details of the diseases but I have to type all this so I'm just giving the disease names.


PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT WHAT ...
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The stomach and enteroviruses

Any one else feel that their MS is somehow related to a history of gastric/intestinal viruses? My husband almost died as an infant, from a virus which left him severely dehydrated. He's since had a "sensitive stomach" -has contracted food poisoning on several occasions, and suffered more than his share of stomach flus. Conversely, he has never had respiratory difficulties- a cold now and then, but not much above the belt.

When he was dx ...
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NOT THE BRIGHTEST PAIR

last night we were trying to figure out the last time i had some relief in my arms
it was in the hospital
we just ASSUMED it was the iv fluid,i was very dehydrated
but cou;d it have been the CIPRO
i know it is not in the protocal
but it is an abx
shell
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NIGHT SWEATS

actually it happens everytime i sleep
and i never use to sweat
is this normal
should i call the doctor
does it ever stop
shell
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New formulation of Rebif

Just wondering if anyone is now receiving or have been told when they will receive the new formulation. As far as I know I haven't and I'm wondering if they are waiting till they use up their supplies first.
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PAIN

hey abx users
i have 3 kinds of pain
1- leg cramping and heeby jeebies or jerk spasms-this i have under cntrol

2- ms 'hug'- a boa constrictor hugging the life from you

3- my arms and hands-1000's of little tensor bandages pulled as tightly as they can-have had very little relief from this in two years

mj helps to relax enough to sleep
have had everthing from baclofin to zanaflex-not much works
my pain ...
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Oral Meds vs. Injectables...

Hi all,

I'm sure most of us are keeping our fingers crossed for an oral med, instead of the injectables we now use. And since most patents are soon to expire for the meds we now have....

This brings up several questions I think....
1. who will authorize the "switch" to an oral, and

2.if those with no insurance are on an injectable, will they be allowed to switch?

3. What about syringes , ...
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