It is currently Wed Sep 02, 2015 3:05 pm

News News of ThisIsMS

Site map of ThisIsMS » Forum : ThisIsMS

Welcome to the world's leading forum on Multiple Sclerosis research, support, and knowledge. For over 10 years, This is MS has provided an unbiased community dedicated to Multiple Sclerosis patients, caregivers, and affected loved ones.

Very confused...

Hello, I'm new here and could use some help. I'm glad I stumbled across this website, because an unbiased opinion might really help me...
Long story short, I've been having a lot of trouble walking, fatigue and pain. About seven years ago I started to slowly become more and more tired and run-down. I would get home from school and immediately fall asleep. I started failing my classes and could no longer be with my ...
Read more : Very confused... | Views : 325 | Replies : 5 | Forum : Undiagnosed


Further evidence of vitamin D role in MS found

Further evidence of vitamin D role in Multiple Sclerosis found

Researchers have conducted a survey of over 2,000 adults with multiple sclerosis to determine whether vitamin D supplementation, latitude and/or sun exposure are related to the relapse rate and disease progression of multiple sclerosis (MS).... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/vitaminD
Read more : Further evidence of vitamin D role in MS found | Views : 529 | Replies : 2 | Forum : General Discussion


Study finds exercise beneficial for children with MS

Children with multiple sclerosis (MS) who engage in regular exercise may potentially have a milder form of the condition with fewer symptoms, according to results of a new study published in the journal, Neurology..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/paediatric
Read more : Study finds exercise beneficial for children with MS | Views : 255 | Replies : 2 | Forum : General Discussion




The key of aging in our veins ?

The Villeda Lab

As "Everything has everything to do with everything"...

Please take a look at this interesting research over the B2M immune protein:

http://villedalab.ucsf.edu/
Read more : The key of aging in our veins ? | Views : 400 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion


New MS testing model can predict if condition will intensify

A new study, Joint Assessment Of Dependent Discrete Disease State Processes published, in the journal Statistical Methods in Medical Research has revealed a new method to determine the condition’s course in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. The study was conducted by researchers at the Brigham Young University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital.... Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/msetiology
Read more : New MS testing model can predict if condition will intensify | Views : 367 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion


How similar are Tecfidera and Fumaderm?

I am asking because I have plans to do extensive traveling abroad and I am scratching my head as to how I might continue to take DMD's while I am gone. I would have to maintain an insurance policy stateside while I am gone to have it covered by insurance and that simply isn't possible. I do plan to have travel insurance but they do not cover pre-existing conditions. I was thinking if Tec and ...
Read more : How similar are Tecfidera and Fumaderm? | Views : 417 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Tecfidera (BG-12, dimethyl fumarate)


Suicide: a Gabapentin side effect

The People's Pharmacy discusses the risks of off-label Gabapentin use, the side effects of which include severe depression and suicide. Gapapentin is only approved by the FDA as an adjunctive treatment for epilepsy. Every other use, including MS, is an unapproved, off-label prescription.

Gabapentin for Pain Drove Patient to Brink of Suicide
http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2015/08/ ... f-suicide/
Read more : Suicide: a Gabapentin side effect | Views : 456 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Medications


Growing mini organs from stem cells

The boom in mini stomachs, brains, breasts, kidneys and more
Biologists are building banks of 'organoids', and learning a lot about human development on the way.

http://www.nature.com/news/the-boom-in- ... re-1.18064

It was an otherwise normal day in November when Madeline Lancaster realized that she had accidentally grown a brain. For weeks, she had been trying to get human embryonic stem cells to form neural rosettes, clusters of cells that can ...
Read more : Growing mini organs from stem cells | Views : 315 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Stem Cells


Confusion. New to all this.

Hey everyone! My name is Sean Kennedy I am 18 years old from Massachusetts. I am having a lot of different symptoms that have been going on and off for about 5 years. I have weakness in my left arm and leg, sometimes I lose feeling in this area, when I was 14 years old I was in a wheelchair due to the weakness. I have bad memory issues. I have had MRI and spinal ...
Read more : Confusion. New to all this. | Views : 330 | Replies : 6 | Forum : Introductions


 

Login  •  Register


Statistics

Total posts 227112 • Total topics 23948 • Total members 15285


Contact us | Terms of Service