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Bilateral optic neuritis.

Ok so, I started out with these strange GI issues that eventually led a very intuitive university specialist to consider a neurological disorder. I finally got in with a neurologist and MRIs were done that showed bilateral optic neuritis. The test results came back on Friday. I saw them because of my online access to my hospital records. I have since called my neurologist 5 times trying to get some sort of direction of what ...
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A mutation increases 70% the risk of multiple sclerosis!

This is the first genetic alteration associated with less frequent familial cases.

A mutation in the gene NR1H3 increases by 70% the risk of developing multiple sclerosis, as described today in Neuron by a team from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver (Canada).
Here is the link:
http://www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/S08 ... %2930126-X
Read more : A mutation increases 70% the risk of multiple sclerosis! | Views : 356 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Gene Therapy


Confused

Hello I'm new to group. Was told by my MD that I show classic signs of ms. Pain in hands radiating up arm with tingling and numbness in fingers. Pain in lower leg time going in toes. Today pain is in my calf area not lower leg. I'm also feeling like pins and needles sticking me. This is a little scary for me but just wanted some feed back if anyone else had these symptoms
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Confused

Went to my Dr yesterday was having arm and leg pain and numbness for few weeks. Now feeling like pins and needles sticking me he concluded that I'm showing signs of MS. All the symptoms are on my right side. I do feel them every once in awhile on the left side but it's not bad. My fingers tingles and today my legs hurts in back of the calf area where before it hurt at ...
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MD1003 ‘effective’ in Phase III trial

Data from an extension phase of a Phase III clinical trial claims the biotin MD1003 showed effectiveness over time as a possible treatment of non-active, progressive multiple sclerosis (MS)...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Financial

What kind of financial help does someone apply for if they have MS in Canada?
Read more : Financial | Views : 238 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion


Odd symptoms

Hello everyone! I am reaching out on here to get some insight, advice or whatever words anyone is willing to offer. I've had a variety of symptoms over the years and I was keeping a record of them, however I had lost it not too long ago. So using some memory and detective work (and Facebook), I was able to compile my symptoms again to the best of my ability.

March 2013- I started having ...
Read more : Odd symptoms | Views : 456 | Replies : 11 | Forum : Undiagnosed


R-Pharm Group to launch Glatirat

The Russian Ministry of Health has granted Marketing Authorisation to R-Pharm JSC for the development of Glatirat, a drug intended for the treatment of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and clinically isolated syndrome...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
Read more : R-Pharm Group to launch Glatirat | Views : 313 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Copaxone


US regulators OK once-monthly MS shot

It seems that daclizumab may be coming to a neurologist near you. Beware!

US regulators OK once-monthly MS shot.
http://www.pharmatimes.com/news/us_regu ... ot_1032347

US patients with multiple sclerosis could soon gain access to a new treatment option after the US Food and Drug Administration approved Biogen and AbbVie's once-monthly, self-administered subcutaneous injection Zinbryta.

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The boxed warning informs prescribers that the drug can cause severe liver injury, including life-threatening and ...
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New gene being linked to multiple sclerosis

Researchers have discovered a gene involved in deregulation of certain immune cells in multiple sclerosis...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
Read more : New gene being linked to multiple sclerosis | Views : 227 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Gene Therapy


 

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