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MRI + Lesion Patterns -- Question

Does anyone know if there is any correlation between Lesion patterns and types of MS? or severities of MS?

My MRI, as of almost a year ago had many lesions, it looked like buck-shot scattered over my brain. All of the lesions were small, but there were many. I have ZERO known symptoms as of now. I was curious if anyone would share their situation compared to their MRI's?

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My nightmare with this disease is anything related to cognition (in addition to anything to do with physical disability, dignity, depression etc etc). In fact, this disease is my nightmare disease. Unfortunately, three of today's research papers are all to do with this.

As ususal bigger trials / more research required. Surely, the way ...
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Cloning Embryonic Stem Cells

Harvard scientists will try to clone embryos for stem cells

Tue Jun 6, 7:04 PM ET

(AP) - Stepping into a research area marked by controversy and fraud, Harvard University scientists said Tuesday they are trying to clone human embryos to create stem cells they hope can be used one day to help conquer a host of diseases.

"We are convinced that work with embryonic stem cells holds enormous promise," said Harvard provost ...
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The UK MS Society is selling tracksuits. Is it just me, but I wouldn't be seen dead in a tracksuit advertising that I had MS. Also, given that mobility problems etc are common - when would one wear such a costume? At the tennis club, playing football etc? ... suits.html
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Betaferon approved for early stage MS - in Europe

Given the re-approval of Tysabri, it's not surprising that the CRAB manufacturers are looking for other ways to boost their sales.


Schering says MS drug Betaferon approved in EU for early-stage treatment

Schering AG said its multiple sclerosis drug Betaferon has been approved in Europe as a first-line treatment for the earliest stages of multiple sclerosis.

The approval is valid in all 25 European member states as well as in Iceland and Norway. ...
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Japanese Scientists Create Brain Cells from Stem Cells

Japanese Scientists Create Brain Cells from Stem Cells


Japanese scientists create brain cells from stem cells
Posted February 11, 2005 in ALS Research
Copyright 2005 Jiji Press Ltd.
Jiji Press Ticker Service
February 10, 2005, Thursday
LENGTH: 672 words
DATELINE: Tokyo, Feb. 10

Using a newly developed cell culture method, mouse ES cells, pluripotent cells that can develop into various tissues and organs, were differentiated into nerve cells at a success rate of 90 ...
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Tysabri Q&As

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You read this sort of research and you have to conclude that the MS researchers have got years of well-paid work ahead of them.
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Tysabri's BACK!!!!

US OKs resumed sales of Biogen and Elan's Tysabri

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Biogen Idec Inc. and Elan Corp. won permission on Monday to resume sales of their multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri, which was withdrawn last year after it was linked to a rare but potentially fatal brain disease, U.S. regulators said.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tysabri must be sold under a restricted distribution plan to minimize chances of harm. Tysabri should be ...
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