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Looks like this will speed up researching new drugs.
Read more : Biomarkers | Views : 974 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Drug Pipeline

Tovaxin update

Opexa Commences Phase IIb Multiple Sclerosis Study

Reports Positive Phase I/II Data.

Opexa Therapeutics, Inc., a company involved in the development and commercialisation of cell therapies, today announced a number of positive steps in the Company's development including: Its Phase IIb study with Tovaxin(TM) for the treatment of multiple sclerosis has begun.

More than 90 attendees from 35 clinical sites attended the investigators' meeting held recently in The Woodlands. These sites have begun screening ...
Read more : Tovaxin update | Views : 1260 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Drug Pipeline

Interesting "bacteria" story...

I know this is not "MS related" but certainly could be (read on FOX NEWS website last week). Briefly, a lady with asthma so severe she was given 6 months to live. On a "hunch", her doctor performed a lung biopsy and found, guess what? A bacteria--which he treated with antibiotics. The lady has improved dramatically. What is interesting, however, is that he tested all of his patients and found 50% had this bacterial infection. ...
Read more : Interesting "bacteria" story... | Views : 2673 | Replies : 20 | Forum : General Discussion

ABX and new MS

I was DX with MS in August 2006 after Optic Neuritis (still not recovered fully) and an MRI that showed lesions. I have no other symptoms and never have had any symptoms. I am 55, had a mild heart attack in 1999 and was DX with diabetes in Mar 2005. And obviously at my age I have had numerous colds, sore throats etc through my life. (although not just before the ON).

Is the ON ...
Read more : ABX and new MS | Views : 2491 | Replies : 10 | Forum : Antibiotics

TOUCH and the required MRI

Gary is in the VERY SLOW process of getting in the TOUCH program to receive Tysabri. He was required to have a MRI of the brain within the past 6 months. The Neuro nurse stated that the DR would look at the MRI and see if he was a canidate for Tysabri. Other than the obvious PML, what are they looking for?
Read more : TOUCH and the required MRI | Views : 4091 | Replies : 15 | Forum : Tysabri (Antegren or Natalizumab)

motley fool's take on Campath

Here's an investor site's take on the Campath results. Less than enthusiastic, due to the high rate of "potentially fatal immune disorders"... ... 5826588322
Read more : motley fool's take on Campath | Views : 2416 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Campath (Lemtrada, Alemtuzumab)


Read more : Definitions | Views : 9435 | Replies : 86 | Forum : General Discussion

My Introduction...

Hello. I am a thirty-seven-year-old wife and mother of two boys, ages five and ten. I was diagnosed August 8, 2006. MS sucks.
Read more : My Introduction... | Views : 1658 | Replies : 8 | Forum : Introductions


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