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Foot up

The name of the device is Foot Up. The price is about $150.00. Has anyone used this device? If you have used it, do you see any improvement?
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FTY 720

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I really can't think of a title for this post.

I haven't been posting much lately because I have had non-MS related issues to deal with in life. All of you here have been so supportive and helpful since I was diagnosed, I feel like you guys are my on-line family, so I want to share what's been going on.

A few days before Halloween, my longtime (almost 23 years) live-in girlfriend, Di Ann, ended her life with a gun. I was present when she ...
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Long term outcome of AHSCT

Its specially interesting because the the trial included SPMS patiens with active deterioration before treatment.

Medium duration of disease was 36 months (15–156), and medium attacking interval time was 6.5 months.

Does this mean the had MS for an average of 36 month (this would be a short time for a transition from RRMS to SPMS) or does the time refer to since when they were diagnosed as SPMS?

I also wonder what is ...
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The List of Questions

How long did it take a doctor to diagnosis you? I was doing some research and it stated that it takes 6 month to diagnosis MS to be sure, is this a myth or no, cause I was dianose within a month ( had MRI met doctor he told me I had ms, did a spinal tab to confirm) with only one attack and no repeat attack at all since my diagnosis nearly 6 months ...
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Long-Acting 4-AP following HiCy

Are you going to try the 4-AP? I'm going to ask for a script next week during my visit to Hopkins. There's a pharmacy in California, Leiter's Pharmacy, which people on-line have claimed to be getting the long acting version compounded from. I will give them a call, or e-mail them to find out. I need more functionality than I have right now to take care of my kids.

Read more : Long-Acting 4-AP following HiCy | Views : 1860 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Revimmune (cyclophosphamide or cytoxan)

Off the shelf stems........

This company whose website is here

is creating an off the shelf mesenchymal stem cell product. The website is interesting and they have stage II/III trials going in Crohn's and graft vs host diseases with fast track status granted already.

Apparently they screen donors carefully and then harvest and grow the stem cells from these healthy people in the lab for donation to others.

from the website
Osiris ...
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Radiologically Isolated Syndrome in MS

A new study published online in this week's Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, reports that a third of people who underwent an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) for other brain-related problems, but whose scans also showed abnormalities suggestive of MS, went on to develop the chronic disease within an average of about five years.

The research raises medical and ethical questions that genetic researchers and patients have bandied about for ...
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It's snow ing in Texas

or atleast it did, but it's all but melted :(

these are from this morning





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