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MS Journal Open Access Lmtd Time

I know there are a lot of inquiring minds here at TIMS and I learned from the MS Discovery Forum that the journal Multiple Sclerosis (and other neuro journals) are open access (only through the end of September).

You do have to register. When I registered I found I had to indicate an “area of interest” and I finally found “neurology” under the title “Clinical Medicine”.

Happy browsing and learning.

All the best and take ...
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Leg Wraps

Anyone who has spent time in a hospital knows that they put compression sleeves over the calf muscles to help improve circulation and reduce the risk of blood clots. These leg wraps look like they might perform a similar function. They might be good for folks with limited mobility.

http://www.hammacher.com/Product/Defaul ... &catid=211
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Early treatment with Teriflunomide may slow MS development

Oral teriflunomide for patients with a first clinical episode suggestive of multiple sclerosis (TOPIC): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial.

Miller AE, Wolinsky JS, Kappos L, Comi G, Freedman MS, Olsson TP, Bauer D, Benamor M, Truffinet P, O'Connor PW; TOPIC Study Group.

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Teriflunomide is a once-daily oral immunomodulator approved for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. We aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of teriflunomide in patients with a first ...


So I guess this was a relapse?

About a month ago my legs went basically numb up to my waist. Started off in both feet and over a couple days made it to my waist and left it all numb. I had 0 feeling on my skin of my legs. There was also pins/needles and all that. I had no problems walking and even could work my legs out at the gym but couldnt feel it really.

Then three fingers on each ...
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"well defined 6mm lesion" with muscle problems, could be MS?

Question: A February 2014 MRI of my brain (done to diagnose conscious collapsing spells I have) showed a “well defined 6mm lesion just to the right at the base of the nodulus in the posterior fossa”. I was told it was probably nothing and to have it rescanned in latter to make sure no new lesions have shown up. Since then I have developed severe muscle problems that have left me using a wheelchair or ...
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NEW CHEMICAL FOUND TO BE DUAL ABILITIES

FRIENDS This was on last friday radio national please listen http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/ ... 9_0636.mp3
regards
seeva
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The Ig Nobels are in...

Slippery banana study wins Ig Nobel

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29253796
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The effects of microparticles ......

The effects of microparticles on endothelial barrier function in MS and CIS highlighted

Microparticles in multiple sclerosis and clinically isolated syndrome: effect on endothelial barrier function.

Cell-derived microparticles are secreted in response to cell damage or dysfunction. Endothelial and platelet dysfunction are thought to contribute to the development of multiple sclerosis (MS)......... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/biomarkersandmicroRNA
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Olfactory dysfunction is common in multiple sclerosis

Olfactory Pathology in Central Nervous System Demyelinating Diseases.

DeLuca GC, Joseph A, George J, Yates RL, Hamard M, Hofer M, Esiri MM.

Abstract

Olfactory dysfunction is common in multiple sclerosis (MS). Olfactory bulb and tract pathology in MS and other demyelinating disease remains unexplored.

A human autopsy cohort of pathologically confirmed cases encompassing the spectrum of demyelinating disease (MS; n=17), neuromyelitis optica (NMO); n=3), and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM); n=7)) was compared to neuroinflammatory (herpes ...
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