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no so good news

well have been on here the last couple of weeks reading everything but haven't had anything to report..just went to my neurologist this week..who first off is now sending me to a nerologist optomoligist...oh what fun to start all over with a new guy just isnt something i am excited about..but we were talk about that then he wanted to do a quick exam on me..okay no big deal..he checked my eyes and also my ...
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In Children with Autoimmune Disease, Response Starts Early

Nick's foreword

The following information is very important for a variety of reasons.

  • It reinforces the strong relationship between type 1 diabetes and MS. This studyby Winer et al in 2001 that found striking similarities between IDDM and MS. In essence, the two diseases are, in a test tube, virtually identical. It’s only their final expression of what self tissue is attacked which differs.
  • It compliments the research by Guggenmos et al by ...
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Beta Inteferon & PPMS

Hi Folks, looking for some guidance and help: have close family member who was diagnosed some 24-30 months ago with MS, I've recently understood it to be PPMS and have been doing some background understanding on the same; his MS Consultant has suggested trying Beta Interferon to try to slow/stop the deterioration in his mobility, which we're looking at ways of funding etc - does anyone here have any feedback on the success of BI ...
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Antibiotics post a risk for increased lung infections?

Posted on ThisIsMS' articles page is the following: "Recent interest in antibiotics as a potential treatment for MS have brought this class of therapeutics into our sphere of interest. A new study shows that acne sufferers, a group that often uses long-term antibiotics of the tetracycline family have an elevated risk for developing upper respiratory tract infections.
More specifically, for patients using topical or internal antibiotics for longer than six weeks, the risk for an ...
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putting HTML in posts doesn't always work

I have two links I tried to put in a post today and they don't work the post if titled:

Third Point: So what about this Antioxidant thing?

and it is in the Vitamin C forum: http://www.thisisms.com/modules.php?nam ... 4459#14459

I know the addresses are right because the do cut and paste to explorer just fine. can this be fixed? do I need to write the link differently? Thanks for ...
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MS research news

I hope I'm not breaking any rules by giving the link to this website. I've
never done this before so I hope I get it right. http://www.sciencedaily.com Search multiple sclerosis and there is alot of interesting news, some of it already posted on this site but still worth a look.
Terry.
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N-acetyl cysteine online supplier?

I'm having trouble locating NAC in Australia....my chemist can only find Parvolex amps and an inhaler called Mucomist, and I can't seem to find it elsewhere.

Can anyone recommend an online supplier where I may be able to purchase it?
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Statin, Avonex, Liver, Presciption Question

This is a multiple part question.

Statins and Avonex have warnings about liver damage, does anyone think taking both is a serious health risk? Has anyone encountered problems taking both? Do we know more about the details of the risks to the liver and if they act in the same or different ways?

Has anyone found a neuro that would perscribe a statin? If you have low cholesterol, does that mean you can't get a ...
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Another EBV MS link

Epstein-Barr Virus Could Boost Multiple Sclerosis Risk
04.10.06, 12:00 AM ET

MONDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to the Epstein-Barr virus, which often causes mononucleosis in young adults, may double the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) 15 to 20 years later, researchers report.

In the United States, as many as 96 percent of adults between 35 and 40 years of age have been infected with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Many children become infected with ...
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MCT-125

Trial drug for treatment of fatigue in MS. Don't know what their other MS drugs are or what phase they are in.

MultiCell to Present Company's Portfolio of Novel Drug Candidates at BIO 2006 Conference; Company President Dr. Stephen Chang to Discuss Novel Therapeutic Candidates Targeting Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes and Other Medical Needs

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 10, 2006 - MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:MCET), developer of therapeutics for the treatment of degenerative neurological diseases, metabolic and ...
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