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Can you recommend DR in San Francisco??

Hi there, I was wondering if anyone in SF (or area) could recommend a general physician or neuro or clinic with whom they've had good experience and communication. I moved down here, I seem to be doing worse, I'd like to discuss treatment options. I realize its asking the impossible, but maybe someone who can discuss if not alternatives to CRABS then at least complements to CRABs (like, copaxone + minocycline, or copaxone + LDN). ...
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another Boston Globe article


FDA cites concerns on monitoring drug's safety
By Jeffrey Krasner, Globe Staff | March 23, 2006

The Food and Drug Administration yesterday delayed by up to three months its decision on whether to return the multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri to the market, citing concerns about plans to safeguard patients from potentially deadly side effects.

Biogen Idec of Cambridge and Elan Corp. of Ireland, the drug's makers, said ...
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article from Biogen's hometown about competition


Tysabri delayed as rivals gird
Biogen's competitors in $5.3b market hope to undermine return of a therapy shown to be more effective than peers
By Jeffrey Krasner, Globe Staff | March 23, 2006

While a decision on whether to bring Tysabri back to the market is on hold, makers of competing multiple sclerosis drugs are already preparing for its return.

With a worldwide market for MS drugs ...
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optic nerosis

in the last 2 months i have had problems with my vision. my nero wants to start rebif asap. i am scared and confused. i only have one lesion on my spine and 3 possible areas on my brain. i wanted to have another child but docs think i need meds quick because my system is so hot. what to do, any advice
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cytoxin--the treatment

I have had MS for 8 years now. I have been on all the ABC drugs except Avonex . Im going into the second stages of MS and I have started cytoxin. Im getting it once a month for 3 months. I was wondering how some other people felt taking it or if it has helped anyone. I'd love to have some input. Also Ive read in other sites, alot of people are taking it ...
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pregnancy and rebif/ avonex

i have optic nerosis... my spinal tap showed 5 bands, my nero wants to start rebif or avonex asap....... I wanted to have children in the future. Is it safe to go on and off ms drugs? is it safe to try to have children when you have ms
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Research article on Laquinimod. Good at reducing lesions but no impact on disability (isn't this what we want?)

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First MSRC stem cell chat - transcript now available

Hi all,

You may recall that we held our first open Stem Cell therapy chat session on 5th March. The transcript of this event is now avalable for download as a .pdf file if anyone would like to read all the information provided by people who have already undergone the treatment, and also there was plenty of feedback with regards the various companies etc.

If you would like a copy just PM or email me. ...
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msdialogue "Anatomy of MS"

For those of whom who do not subscribe to; they produce a booklet every 4 months called the "msdialogue" which cover various MS topics including research, strategies, people, etc. I find them informative and would recommend the read.

Here is the link to this most current booklet "Anatomy of MS" (it's a pdf): ... JAN.31.pdf

Here's the link to all of the past publications and other articles: ...
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