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An Eye opener for Trial drugs

Six men in intensive care after drug trial
Tue Mar 14, 2006 11:41 PM GMT
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By Peter Griffiths

LONDON (Reuters) - Six men were seriously ill in a London hospital on Tuesday after taking a new drug during a clinical trial, health officials said.

The volunteers fell ill after taking a drug being developed to treat chronic inflammatory conditions and leukaemia, a medicines watchdog said in a statement. ...
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Overview of drugs

Nothing new but a summary of what's available / in the pipeline.
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May help in the future - but spare a thought for those poor hamsters.
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Probably shouldn't go on the list as its only a possibility that it might be beneficial for MS.
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MS and kids website

The latest webcast from the NMSS MS Awareness week.

This disease is vile at the best of times but the thought of kids getting it turns my stomach. If there was ever an incentive for the researchers to end this curse this is it. ... script.pdf
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"Hello" officially

Ok, I sort of went right for the main course, instead of starting with the salad.
"Hi, I'm Lexy," I like shopping, tennis---oh wait,,, it's not the Dating Game, it's Thisisms. (that's my very poor attempt at humor!!)

I have been using this site since the summer of 2004--(lurking in the shadows, but learning a lot) Officially since Dec. 2005.

My husband is the one with MS and I am his MS consultant (I'm very ...
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Relapses and neuro-degeneration

More research suggesting that relapses play a limited role in disability progression. And calls for neuro-protection and repair. ... on_of.html
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mri question

hi :)

so i was just diagnosed 6 weeks ago. in the last week, my lhermitte's sign went away. so i'm curious - will the lesion that caused the lhermitte's still show up on the mri, or do lesions go back to looking like healthy tissue between attacks?
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Low Dose Naltrexone Conference April 7th

Advocates, Physicians and Entertainers to Gather for Low Dose Naltrexone Conference

Monday March 13, 9:47 am ET

BETHESDA, Md., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 7, 2006, physicians, patient advocates and entertainers will gather at the Second Annual Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) Conference to bring awareness to a promising treatment for HIV/AIDS, cancer, multiple sclerosis (MS), autism and a host of other life-altering autoimmune conditions.

Naltrexone was originally ...
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OT:: Statins and heart disease

This is a little off topic but it was a lead on the BBC this morning so thought I'd share it here>

Drugs 'can reverse heart disease'

Statins can lower cholesterol
Intensive therapy with statin drugs may not just stall deterioration of the arteries but actually reverse it, research suggests.
The build-up of fatty deposits inside the arteries - atherosclerosis - can trigger cardiovascular disease.

An international study of 349 patients over two years ...
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