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Synthetic protein targets EBV

UW researchers at the Institute of Protein Design have developed a synthetic protein called BINDI which binds to the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) protein BHRF1 responsible for immortalizing cells. Inhibition of BHRF1, a BCL2 homologue, may prove to be a useful treatment for EBV related cancers and other conditions stemming from EBV. ... cer-cells/ ... %2900613-8
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Dx rrms but very scared its ppms. Opinions needed.

Hello. I am new on this forum and I must say I am quite impressed with The overwhelming amount of information available here. I live in Ontario Canada. I'm a 39 year old male. I have sole custody of my 3 year old daughter from a previous relationship. I was married in the summer of 2013. And I'm a nervous wreck going through hell at the moment. I own a moving company that is well-established ...
Read more : Dx rrms but very scared its ppms. Opinions needed. | Views : 441 | Replies : 23 | Forum : Introductions

Why do hsct bloggers stop posting around the one year mark?

I'm still doing well from my rituxan treatment but hsct is on my radar for the future. I don't do Facebook so I can't log onto the hsct group there. The bloggers I follow have all stopped posting updates or deleted their blogs after about a year. What's up with that? Anyone on Facebook know if some are losing progress after year one? I hope not but...
Read more : Why do hsct bloggers stop posting around the one year mark? | Views : 305 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Stem Cells

Scientists reverse ageing process in mice;early human trials
This story is starting to get "old" (came out last Tuesday), But I didn't see it posted here, and in this report their are actual references to chronic inflammatory conditions, so...

Scientists from Harvard and the University of New South Wales say they have discovered how to reverse the ageing process.
The research has focused on mice, but early clinical trials have also been conducted on humans.
"We fed them a molecule that's ...
Read more : Scientists reverse ageing process in mice;early human trials | Views : 208 | Replies : 1 | Forum : General Discussion

New Video at CCSVI Alliance - Physical Therapy

New video on homepage: Mr. Ray Crallé, nationally recognized physical therapist, covers the physiology and rehabilitation of two symptomatic challenges for people with MS – gait disturbance and balance. In this informative interview with Alliance President, Sharon Richardson, Mr Crallé discusses the physiology of spastic plantar flexion (incorrectly termed foot drop in many MS patients), vestibular balance (which can have an effect on cerebral blood flow) and the bio-mechanics of gait disturbance ...

Re: Iron supplements and MS

Sorry I have a question regarding patients with MS. In search of answers for Wonderful Mother living in nursing home at ago 63 due to MS. How many MS patients are on or have previously been on Iron Supplements? I have a theory and am in search of answers. Any help is appreciated. God Bless
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Nervous about starting Tecfidera

I finally got my Tecfidera starter pack after over a month of waiting. I plan to start it tomorrow or Monday, but I am a little nervous. I will be traveling to Peru next month for Christmas - which gives me about 6 weeks to be on the medication before I go. I'm worried the side effects won't have diminished by then and have been considering waiting until I get back from my trip to ...
Read more : Nervous about starting Tecfidera | Views : 229 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Tecfidera (BG-12, dimethyl fumarate)

opinions or advice?

The internet led me here, I am hoping for a little advice on what to do now. Seems many of you have been down a similar road. I'm 42 yr old male if that's relavent.

About 3 1/2 months ago I had a road bicycle crash and concussion, no helmet. About 2 months later I began experiencing what appears to be lhermittes. Vibrating down my back and legs, particularly when I bend my neck forward. ...
Read more : opinions or advice? | Views : 158 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Undiagnosed

information needed

First time here. My mother has MS. She has been laying in a corner room in a nursing home for 8 years and she is only 62. She cannot walk. She sees her neurologist once a year. I need information regarding how to get her ccsvi treatment. In our minds, it is worth any risk. She is very dear to me and has so much life ahead of her. I don't want to see her ...
Read more : information needed | Views : 268 | Replies : 7 | Forum : Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)

Losing Hope

Hi everyone, I am a 25 year old male. I have constantly been seen by multiple doctors at Kaiser, and I still have no clear answers to what is wrong. To begin, I have had these symptoms since late February 2014. My symptoms are: fatigue, blurry vision(occasionally), weak legs that give out on my everyday, my right side strength is weaker than my left( hands and legs), I have constant headaches/migraines, muscle spasms in arms ...
Read more : Losing Hope | Views : 428 | Replies : 21 | Forum : Undiagnosed


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