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new to this is my ms but i wish it weren't

hi,
I am curious to find people on Gilenya and find out how likely side effects to it are.
personally I am the side effects queen - to almost all pharmaceuticals. my entire ms history is one with a wide trail of discarded meds I could not tolerate.
fortunately I was on Novantrone and Copaxone which detuned my initial lesions then kept me lesion free for about 10 years. then I had to switch and ...
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Study finds MS activity can return when treatment stops

A new study by the NYU Langone Medical Centre found almost 40 per cent of patients had some disease activity return when they stopped taking their meds.
The findings, issued in a press release by the centre, have been presented at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting held April 18-25, in Washington, D.C.... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/drugsresearch
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Smoking ‘leads to multiple sclerosis treatment issues’

According to study results presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in Washington, DC, researchers say they have tied the effects of cigarette smoke with various health issues experienced by current and potential multiple sclerosis patients..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/environmentalfactors
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Time to work on stem cells

Hi everybody.

I'm new here. I'm doing my master of Genetics. Recently I must select a thesis topic.
One of my selection is stem cell. I want to know how long does it take to work on stem cell? I heard it takes long (more than 2 years).
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How long before your MS diagnosis? How many tests??

Good evening,

I am 33 years old and up until very recently in decent health (I am a bit overweight, but I have no allergies, have never been hospitalized other than when I gave birth to my two children, have no chronic conditions, etc). In January, I experienced numbness and tingling in my arms and hands. This was initially attributed to my job as a receptionist which requires me to use a computer and keyboard ...
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how do i convince my dr i really need some answers now!!!

Hi. I am 46 and have been dealing with alot of undiagnosed symptoms for years. Lets start my story at 2001. I started having stiff neck then woke up one morning and my arm wouldnt even lift up. I did about 6 months of phy therapy and they thought it was pinched nerve. I got mri and got diagnosed with cervical disc disease. Two weeks later i got in an accident where i was a ...
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Scientists target new painkillers from spider venom

Scientists in Australia have made an important discovery about spider venom that could lead to a new class of painkillers.

Spiders use their venom to immobilize or kill their prey. Researchers from the University of Queensland isolated seven peptides—the building blocks of proteins—in spider venom that blocked the molecular pathway responsible for sending pain signals from the nerves to the brain. One peptide in particular, from a Borneo orange-fringed tarantula, had the right structure, stability ...
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Extending natalizumab up to eight weeks ‘safe and effective’

In a study of 1,964 patients with multiple sclerosis, researchers at the NYU Langone Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center found that extending the dose of natalizumab from four weeks up to eight weeks was shown to be well-tolerated and effective in patients, and resulted in no cases of the potentially fatal side effect progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/tysabri


Mindfulness ‘as good as anti-depressants’

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may be as good as pills at stopping people relapsing after recovering from major bouts of depression, according to a new study..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/qol
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Athlete's foot cream 'could repair nerve damage'

A common athlete’s foot cream sold over the counter at most chemists could help people living with multiple sclerosis, a new study claims.... read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/stemcells
Read more : Athlete's foot cream 'could repair nerve damage' | Views : 187 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Stem Cells


 

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