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Tysabri Recommended for Reapproval

This is big enough news to post in General Discussion. The advisory committee panel has voted unanimously in favor of re-approving Tysabri. ... le&sid=259
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Mediterranean diet has anti-inflammatory effects

Although this article was not related to MS and the study done was with the elderly, it could have implications for us MSers as we are all aware that inflammation can be a bad thing. In a nut shell, this study proves a Mediterranean diet (consisting of fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds and grains, meat and meat products, dairy products, fish, alcohol and the mono-unsaturated-to-saturated fat ratio) can influence inflammation.

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MS drug Tysabri should return to market: Panel Decision

Results from the panel meeting yesterday.

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GAITHERSBURG, Maryland (Reuters) - Biogen Idec's (Nasdaq:BIIB - news) multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri should return to the market with safeguards to closely monitor patients for a potentially fatal complication, a U.S. advisory panel unanimously ruled on Wednesday.

Biogen and marketing partner Elan Corp. (NYSE:ELN - news) (ELN.I) voluntarily suspended sales in February 2005 after three patients developed a brain ...

BioMS SPMS drug

The following is an update from BioMS on their SPMS drug that they have been working on for over 5 years now. It's one of the few drugs for SPMS that anyone has spent much time on.



BioMS Medical's MBP8298 shows five-year delay of disease progression in patients with multiple sclerosis

-Results to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology April 4,

Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: MS

EDMONTON, March 7 - ...
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Axonal degeneration

A techy article but it mentions neuro-protection.

Dignan, with his Chemistry PhD, has kindly offered to translate the article into layman's terms.

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The plaque and its pathogenesis

This looked a good read but you have to purchase the full article.

Given that most Americans are millionaires it would be a nice gesture to your British cousins (given all we do for you) to purchase the article and tell us what's in it.

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I'm sure someone had asked about prognosis before. This piece of research looks at the prognosis for those with early on-set MS.

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Neurocrine APL


If this was on the list you need to erase it.

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Question about interactions with Rebif

I planned to ask my neuro today if any of the supplements I'm taking might interact with Rebif since I am going to be starting it soon. Unfortunately I only got the nurse and she couldn't get me off the phone quick enough. Right now I am taking Omega 3, Lecithin and a multivitamin plus Allegra for my sinus and allergy problems. Were you told of any supplements or other medications to avoid when taking ...
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Better/Easier flagyl taste

Flagyl tastes better... No, really, it's true! I have found a way to take flagyl and not taste it and it will probably make you happier every time you do! I take the flagyl tablet out, coat it with jam or jelly and toss it in my mouth, quickly followed by a water chaser. You'll NEVER taste a thing, except maybe a fleeting taste of the jam. DO NOT LICK YOUR FINGERS before washing them ...
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