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2005 MS Newswire Wrap-up

The link below outlines some of the "News" worthy items with regards to MS in the 2005 year. It covers an number of items with links to the original news stories.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/usnw/20051228/p ... ing031_xml

Sorry for the long link.

Dunmann.
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New Board Member

I have two reasons for posting this evening. One :oops: I hope you don't mind - is to list my ms wesite www.helpwithms.com which this board will be linked to.

The second is to introduce myself. I was dxd with RRMS at the age of 46 last Feb 8 - 05. I am from Minnesota and have two grown daughters going to college in California.

I am ...
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Tovaxin Clinical Trials

Haven't posted in a while, but found the information about Tovaxin to be interesting as well as promising. Just wanted to let the members know there will be a clinical trial of Tovaxin starting in February 2006. Information can be found at ClinicalTrials.gov. Trial number identifier is NCT00245622. This is a phase II trial. Unfortunately, my age (50) and type of MS (my neurologist just told me he would classify mine as secondary progressive, although ...
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Are you taking Provigil?

Do you or anyone you know suffer from excessive sleepiness? Are you currently taking the medication Provigil? Would you like to earn up to $275 by answering a couple of brief surveys? If so, please contact our customer service team at 1-866-275-3879 X 5. Please call soon as there are few remaining slots, all of which need to be filled by Friday, December 30th. This is a great way to start paying off some of ...
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Neurodegeneration from Mitochondrial Insufficiency

Here's an abstract on Neurodegeneration and Mitochondrial Insufficiency: Nutrients, Stem Cells, Growth Factors and Prospects for Brain Rebuilding Using Integrative Management that may be of interest to some.

Practical recommendations are presented for integrating these safe and well-tolerated orthomolecular nutrients into a comprehensive dietary supplementation program for brain vitality and productive lifespan.


The entire article is available free in pdf format. There's a small segment on MS and a nice table at the very end ...
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Premature immunosenescence in rheumatoid arthritis and multi

I picked this up on Brenda's LDN site http://ldn.proboards3.com/index.cgi

Patients with MS & RA have Weak Immune Systems. Research reported in the Annals of the N.Y. Academy of Sciences ("Premature Immunosene­scence in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis Patients," June 2005) studied immune system elements in over 130 people—60 patients with rheumatoid arthritis, 32 with multiple sclerosis, and 40 healthy controls. The patients showed evidence of premature aging of the ...
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Insulin--Could This Be the Key?

Without a background in science, nevertheless, I try to read material in this area:

One source is InFocus, the quarterly publication of the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (website: http://www.aarda.org); another is the Multiple Sclerosis Quarterly Report (or MSQR) available free to participants in the registry of the North American Research Committee On Multiple Sclerosis (website: http://narcoms.org), where I first read of the ...
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Nice story

2005 wasn't (in my view) 'momentous' as described by the NMSS. But the following story sort of rounds off the year in a positive(ish) way.

http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j445029342&w=464753
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More on benefits of statins

Another article on the potential benefits of statins. As usual no definitive answers and trials still needed etc. But if it helps with Alzeimers plaques it must have some effect on MS plaques?

Given that statins lower cholesterol, perhaps this is why those that follow a low fat diet see benefits in relation to MS!


Cholestrol drug may be a lot more 25 December 2005

Cancer. Alzheimer's. Diabetes. Osteoporosis. These are just some of the ...
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Multiplesclerosispolls FREE Yahoo Group

Check out the polls at the Multiple sclerosis polls link. Lot of great links as well. :D

Here is the link:

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/mu ... osispolls/
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