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diagnostic MRI

Hi all! My name's Michelle and I'm a 22 year old girl from Montreal. Not that it's relevant, but some background is that I'm a type 1 diabetic and have hashimoto's thyroiditis, which are both under control. I've had an undiagnosed illness for almost three years now that began with extreme fatigue. My muscles have now deteriorated and I am seeing a geneticist who suspects it may be mitochondrial disease. There are a whole slew ...
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Drug derived from sea anemone shows promise

A drug developed from the toxin of a sea anemone to treat conditions such as multiple sclerosis have shown promise in a phase 1 clinical trial, it has been reported..... Read More -
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Blood test - what to test

Hello everybody,

I'm a 31-yo female and this is my first post after reading a lot.

I was taken into the hospital with numbness from my toes up to my neck plus 3 fingertips last March. First thoughts were directed to Guillain-Barre but testing did eventually point more towards MS. The MRI found an active lesion in my spine (C4-C5), an inactive lesion somewhere in the brain and LP showed oligl bands in the CSF. ...
Read more : Blood test - what to test | Views : 468 | Replies : 15 | Forum : Regimens

Placenta cell focus of potential new treatment

A study, Human Placenta-Derived Cells (PDA-001) For The Treatment Of Adults With Multiple Sclerosis: A Randomised, Placebo-Controlled, Multiple-Dose Study, published in the journal Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders and led by researchers at Mount Sinai in New York and Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, has revealed an infusion based on cells derived from the placenta proved to be safe for patients with multiple sclerosis and a promising new treatment for the condition......... Read More -
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Healthy 48yr Female concerned about Symptoms

Hello, this is my first time here so forgive me if I am posting to the wrong board.

I am hoping someone can help me figure out if my suspicions for MS are accurate. My doctor is not much help as I seem to have to request tests. Until now no tests were done. So I requested an MRI.

now I am taking things Into my own hands, researching my own symptoms, and trying to ...
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Approx. how much time until LDN kicks in?

I just would like to know, how long approximately it takes for LDN to start effecting body after taking it?
Read more : Approx. how much time until LDN kicks in? | Views : 315 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Low Dose Naltrexone

Low immune system help?

I am not sure how taking tysabri affects us as far as getting infections , flus etc. Have we got no immune system at all or is it just very low?
Read more : Low immune system help? | Views : 254 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Tysabri (Antegren or Natalizumab)

anybody used sodium chlorite for MS treatment ?

I recently came across a claim (no idea how true) that a man prepared a "miracle mineral supplement" that can cure so many diseases and MS, it is basically preparing and consuming sodium chlorite solution.

please help does anybody know about this? does it work ? I have MS since 1992 and have a bad eyesight so i did not do much research ? help?
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‘Personalised’ treatment results due next year

After the Phase 2b clinical trial achieved full enrolment with 190 secondary progress multiple sclerosis (SPMS) patients, Texas-based Opexa Therapeutics is now awaiting results for the company’s lead candidate, Tcelna, which are expected in the second half of 2016..... Read More -
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Metrics for evaluating therapies

MS patients try a long list of things to slow or reverse the march of our disease. How do we know what's working and what isn't? EDSS is a crude metric that measures changes over years - but many don't have the patience to continue with things that may or may not have an impact.

It seems to me that more sensitive metrics may be possible if we accept that metrics have to be individualized ...
Read more : Metrics for evaluating therapies | Views : 273 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Drug Pipeline


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