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Nutra Pharma reports Preclincal

here is an important paragraph from their press release -- you can find the whole release on their site at --

The study was conducted by researchers in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Saskatchewan. The lead researcher, Associate Professor Dr. Adel Mohamed, reported that the preliminary results indicate that RPI-78M inhibited the development of acute as well as the relapsing phases of ...
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Regulated Gene Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis

Here's an article about a new gene therapy targeted for MS. It sounds very complicated but very interesting. Hopefully we'll see something like this come to fruition in the not too distance future. ... eb344333_1

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bee venom therapy

For about two years, a ms-patient asked me to give her beestings.
I was surpriced, but knew (as a beekeeper) that beevenom was succesfull used for reumatic-artritis, a.s.o.

So, after a small study because of the risks, I started stinging her, with a MD as companion.
In the meantime I also started a homepage for beekeepers and ms-patients (in Dutch, among others things like diaries).

And........ I found rather interesting news about apitherapy (beesting therapy). ...
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Neurovax update

The Immune Response Corporation Announces New Business Strategy; Emphasizes Focus on Promising MS Treatment and Second Generation HIV Therapy

2/8/2006 - The Immune Response Corporation (OTCBB:IMNR) announced today that its management and the Board of Directors are implementing a new corporate and clinical strategy designed to position the Company for long-term success by more effectively leveraging its core immune-based technology for autoimmune and infectious diseases. Specifically, this strategy will focus on the accelerated development of ...
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Depression and Alzheimer's

The ABC evening news on Monday had a story concerning a possible link between clinical depression and Alzheimer's. The researchers propose a link between the two, theorizing that people who suffer from depression were more likely to develope Alzheimer's. It suggested that there is a connection between the substances(?) involved in depression and the formation of plaques in the brain. Since MS suffers also exhibit plaques could there be a similar connection ? I don't ...
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LDN - How much Disability have you Overcome???

I am new here and new to LDN. I love it! I feel like I did before my MS Dx in Oct 2000.
My question is this "How much better have you gotten -- more specifically -- is there anyone out there who was bedridden before LDN and are not now??? or who has had substantial gain from this drug.
I know a lady who is bedridden from her MS and living in a nursing ...
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Stem Cell/Placenta Implant

Not to sure what to think of this news item. Very very small study with some results. ... t=Politics

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Effectiveness of interferons

At last someone recognises that the real test of the interferons should relate to disability progression not relapses:

Defining the response to interferon-beta in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients.

Rio J, Nos C, Tintore M, Tellez N, Galan I, Pelayo R, Comabella M, Montalban X.

Unitat de Neuroimmunologia Clinica, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.

OBJECTIVE: Many patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are currently receiving treatment with interferon (IFN)-beta. Early identification of nonresponder patients is crucial ...
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