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review: Vitamin D, micronutrients & metabolic syndrome

Is the Association between Vitamin D and Metabolic Syndrome Independent of Other Micronutrients
http://econtent.hogrefe.com/doi/abs/10. ... alCode=vit
Abstract. The incidence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) has been increasing globally and it is recognized as a major public health problem because MetS is associated with increased risk of diabetes, stroke, cancer, and other chronic diseases. Recently, MetS has been linked to vitamin D deficiency. However, the evidence on the association between vitamin ...
Read more : review: Vitamin D, micronutrients & metabolic syndrome | Views : 114 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Natural Approach


What kind of diet is recommended for the Coimbra Protocol?

Just curious if anyone knows what kind of diet is recommended while following the Coimbra Protocol?

As well, what supplements Coimbra recommends?

And what other information is available regarding caring for yourself for maximum benefit (aspects/recommendations not related to the taking of high doses of Vitamin D....).

Antonio?


Caution on stem cell clinics

Doctors say Florida stem cell clinic left 3 women blind
NEW YORK — Three women were left nearly or totally blind by a vision treatment at a stem cell clinic, in what doctors call a dramatic illustration of how risky such clinics can be

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/stem-cell-treatment-blinded-three-women-florida/

OK these women were being treated for macular degeneration not MS. But the point is that there are unscrupulous clinics that can put you at risk . Be careful before opting ...
Read more : Caution on stem cell clinics | Views : 171 | Replies : 1 | Forum : General Discussion


Why does multiple sclerosis only affect human primates?

Here is an interesting article that I have found:

http://multiple-sclerosis-research.blog ... -this.html

BACKGROUND:

Multiple sclerosis (MS) develops exclusively in humans. Non-human primates are resistant against MS, although they are highly susceptible to the MS animal model, experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE). Unravelling of the cause(s) underlying this discrepancy is highly relevant as insights might be gained into the elusive event(s) that trigger(s) MS. A well-established difference between the human primate ...
Read more : Why does multiple sclerosis only affect human primates? | Views : 288 | Replies : 8 | Forum : General Discussion


Could be possible to have a subforum about ethiology?

Could be possible to have a subforum about ethiology or research into pathogenesis? There is a lot of news in this area that could be interesting.
Read more : Could be possible to have a subforum about ethiology? | Views : 153 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Suggestions


Russia develops cost effective MS drug

A new drug, which has been developed to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), is reportedly being produced by Pharmasyntez and is currently undergoing clinical studies in Russia. According to an official spokesperson for Veronika Skvortsova, minister of health, who spoke with The Pharma Letter, the drug is set to appear on the market after 2020 and be less expensive than other similar treatments already available...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/russia-develops-cost-effective-ms-drug-160317
Read more : Russia develops cost effective MS drug | Views : 181 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion




new biomarker: Neurofilament light chain

As of today there is no universally accepted biomarker. Maybe this will be the first one.

Neurofilament light chain in cerebrospinal fluid and prediction of disease activity
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1 ... 13274/full

Results

In a logistic regression analysis model, NFL in CSF at baseline emerged as the best predictive marker, correctly classifying 93% of patients who showed evidence of disease activity during 2 years of follow-up and 67% of patients who ...
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Help me interpret my MRI results

Here is my MRI results:

scan of the brain was performed with this department's demyelination protocol.
On T2 and FLAIR weighted sequences, 19 small foci of abnornnal hyperintensity are identffied
subcortical white matter and periventricular deep white matter in the right and left frontal lobes, right and
left parietal lobes, and posterior right temporal lobe. The largest white matter lesion measures 6.3 mm in
maximal diameter. All are confined to white matter. None are associated ...
Read more : Help me interpret my MRI results | Views : 180 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Undiagnosed


Teachers with MS

Hello all! I am a 4th grade teacher who was just recently diagnosed. My question is.... did you tell your students about MS? I feel like I should tell them simply because they know I have been through a gamut amount of testing in the last few weeks. I have told my principal and she has been very generous with helping getting coverage for classes, so I do not have to take off. I was ...
Read more : Teachers with MS | Views : 174 | Replies : 1 | Forum : General Discussion


 

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