It is currently Wed Feb 10, 2016 2:55 am

News News of ThisIsMS

Site map of ThisIsMS » Forum : ThisIsMS

Welcome to the world's leading forum on Multiple Sclerosis research, support, and knowledge. For over 10 years, This is MS has provided an unbiased community dedicated to Multiple Sclerosis patients, caregivers, and affected loved ones.

diet for robbie


Here are a couple of articles I am posting in response to your question about diet and MS. I have known for years that John Hopkins uses a high fat diet to stop seizures in children. Something is going on in the brains to rewire these kids so that the seizures stop.

It has been awhile since I read about this treatment, but I do remember that after a year or so of the ...
Read more : diet for robbie | Views : 1049 | Replies : 3 | Forum : General Discussion

Interesting MH treatment

I work for the SC Dept. of Mental Health. Found this article regarding the "brain" very interesting. I do recall--years ago--a woman MS was struck by lightening. She never had any MS problems again. What they DON'T know about the brain......

Newsweek, 12/11/06 Edition
Magnets: A New Depression Treatment?
An experimental treatment offers promise for some patients whose depression resists standard medications and shock therapy.
By Michael Craig Miller, M.D., Newsweek

Dec. 11, 2006 ...
Read more : Interesting MH treatment | Views : 883 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion

Newly diagnosed

Hi everyone,

my name is Dani and I am 37 years old. I have been having strange symptoms for around 10 years but more sever for last 2 1/2 years. I was diagnosed with MS last week. I am still a little numb from the news. I have two young girls and a loving husband that I want to take care of and haven't been able to as I would like.

I am glad to ...
Read more : Newly diagnosed | Views : 2467 | Replies : 6 | Forum : Introductions

Connectivity Map

This looks like an interesting effort to measure the effect of drugs on genes and tie the results to what is known about the genetics of diseases.

The Connectivity Map: using gene-expression signatures to connect small molecules, genes, and disease.

Science. 2006 Sep 29;313(5795):1929-35.
Lamb J, Crawford ED, Peck D, Modell JW, Blat IC, Wrobel MJ, Lerner J, Brunet JP, Subramanian A, Ross KN, Reich M, Hieronymus H, Wei G, Armstrong SA, Haggarty SJ, Clemons ...
Read more : Connectivity Map | Views : 1006 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion

New discovery about autoimmune relapses

Interesting discovery about the role of osteopontin in relapses.

Molecule linked to autoimmune disease relapses identified at Stanford

Dec 3/06 -- STANFORD, Calif. -- The ebb and flow of such autoimmune diseases as multiple sclerosis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis has long been a perplexing mystery. But new findings from the Stanford University School of Medicine bring scientists closer to solving the puzzle, identifying a molecule that appears to play a central role in relapses.

The ...
Read more : New discovery about autoimmune relapses | Views : 1436 | Replies : 7 | Forum : General Discussion

Homeostatic Expansion

Read more : Homeostatic Expansion | Views : 1044 | Replies : 3 | Forum : General Discussion

"HE 3286" ? A Pre-Clinical DHEA Metabolite

Here’s a link to info about a potential new “pre-clinical” drug for MS, “HE 3286”.

The headline is about Rheumatoid Arthritis but if you read the news release it sounds like it’s been tested in female EAE mice.

My wild speculation, and it is just that, wild speculation, is that “HE 3286” might be a metabolite of DHEA and/or a synthetic form of DHEA.

Per their release, the company “is developing a proprietary new class ...
Read more : "HE 3286" ? A Pre-Clinical DHEA Metabolite | Views : 1210 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Drug Pipeline

More new discoveries

Here is another article about new discoveries regarding destruction of myelin. There is so much news anymore that it is hard to keep up with everything. ... N=50664116

A German team has found a new clue to the cause of MS, one that could lead to new treatments, says Roger Highfield

Molecules in the body that are thought to attack the “insulation” in nerves to cause multiple sclerosis ...
Read more : More new discoveries | Views : 1247 | Replies : 4 | Forum : General Discussion

Rocky Mountain MS cernter

My neuro recommended this site. She said it has relaible info on alternative meds.
Read more : Rocky Mountain MS cernter | Views : 1921 | Replies : 6 | Forum : Natural Approach

Research for Parkinsons may also help MS....

Here is another interesting and promising article which mentions MS:

I hope this link works!!

Read more : Research for Parkinsons may also help MS.... | Views : 1423 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Stem Cells


Login  •  Register


Total posts 230343 • Total topics 24460 • Total members 15700

Contact us | Terms of Service