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Three genes linked to longer life

This article was published in the Seattle Times not too long ago (I apologize for not having the exact date as failed to note it when I saved the article). It may be of general interest here as the genes discussed are involved in lipid metabolism, insulin, and inflammation.

    Scientists link 3 genes to secret of long life
    By Jamie Talan, Newsday

    Only one in every 10,000 people will celebrate a century of life, and ...
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Eye doctor with MS


It is a little difficult to be writing a "hello" message to fellow MS sufferers :) I have been diagnosed with MS for 2.5 years, and this is the first time I have been able to bring myself to openly discuss it with others. Have you ever heard the saying "denial is the best medicine"? Well, that has been my mantra, unfortunately, for too long... it's ...
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Is there a difference with stem cells used in treatment?

Any information on this topic will be greatly appreciated. :D
My mother suffers from MS and is currently about to start a treatment that takes stem cells from her own body. We don't really know much about this but is it the same as those they take from the placenta? I am currently pregnant and am unsure whether I should save the cord blood. And lastly, ...
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Extracorporeal photochemotherapy

Never heard of this treatment before.

Extracorporeal photochemotherapy: a safety and tolerability pilot study with preliminary efficacy results in refractory relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

Neurol Sci. 2006 Apr;27(1):24-32.
Cavaletti G, Perseghin P, Dassi M, Cavarretta R, Frigo M, Caputo D, Stanzani L, Tagliabue E, Zoia C, Grimaldi M, Isella V, Rota S, Ferrarese C, Frattola L.
D.N.T.B., University of Milano-Bicocca, Via Cadore 48, I-20052, Monza (MI), Italy.

Extracorporeal photochemotherapy (ECP) is an immunomodulating procedure consisting of ...
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Crazy Horses

This measage is on Alan Osmond's website:

Help is on the way!

Yes, Alan Osmond will be joining The Argyll Group from California in announcing a wonderful new product for those who suffer with Diabetic Neuropathy and Multiple Sclerosis. Alan and Suzanne Osmond with their One Heart Foundation and The Argyll Group, the ones responsible for getting this product funded and available, will soon be making an announcement so they can help “Strengthen Families” physically! ...
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MS as a vascular disease

I haven't heard of anyone looking at MS this way before...

Multiple sclerosis as a vascular disease.

Neurol Res. 2006 Apr;28(3):230-5.
Minagar A, Jy W, Jimenez JJ, Alexander JS.
Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) has traditionally been viewed and researched as an immune-mediated disease with principal emphasis on the role of activated inflammatory cells, oligodendrocytes and astrocytes in its pathogenesis. Abnormalities of cerebral endothelial ...
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Blue Brain project

This project could lead to the most significant advances in our understanding of the brain. One way or another that should be good for MS research.

Blueprinting the human brain

CNET - May 10, 2006 - A 3D computer simulation of 10,000 neurons firing in the human brain produces a terabyte of data--a fraction of what it would take to map the brain's billions of neurons in algorithms.

That's according to Henry Markham, a ...
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Head to head

The following story is from the Boston Cure Project today.

One has to agree with Art's comment at the end.


"A two year open-label study comparing Betaseron (called Betaferon in Europe) and Avonex found no substantial differences in relapse rates, time to first relapse, progression of disability, and neutralizing antibody development".

Can we stop spending money on studies of the existing drugs and start looking at some new ones, now?"
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AlphaRx Enters a Collaboration to Develop Novel Compounds for Central Nervous System Disorders

AlphaRx and PharmaSeed Collaborate to Develop New Drugs From a New Class of Small Molecules for the Potential Treatment of Central Nervous System Disorders Such as Stroke and Multiple Sclerosis.

AlphaRx Inc., an emerging biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has entered into a collaboration with PharmaSeed Ltd. of Israel, a bio-pharmaceutical company specializing in drug discovery and early development phases for ...
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