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Vitamin D beyon any reasonable doubt

It is difficult to find any serious study on things that cannot have a patent, but this time we have an important one:

Vitamin D supplementation differentially affects seasonal multiple sclerosis disease activity
Source: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1 ... 3.761/full

Objectives

Low ultraviolet-B (UVB) radiation causes hypovitaminosis D, which is a known risk factor for multiple sclerosis (MS) and associated with MS disease activity. Our objective is to test whether vitamin D ...
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jugular veins are 10% narrower in MS than controls

Source: https://link.springer.com/article/10.11 ... 017-0008-3

Background

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease of the central nervous system. As an association between MS and reduced cerebral venous blood drainage was hypothesised, our aim was to compare the size of the jugular foramina in patients with MS and in control subjects.

Results

The mean diameter of the right foramen in patients with MS (6.3 ± 1.6 mm) was 10% smaller than that of ...


tick talk

well pretty sure i scratched a tick off myself last eve! can't be sure because it was on my shoulder blade. definitely felt like a foreign object. now looks like a bite. at least we don't seem (so far) to be in a high risk area for the ticks a) belonging to species which can transmit lyme, and b) which are actually infected themselves.
Read more : tick talk | Views : 338 | Replies : 6 | Forum : Daily Life




Liposome-based immunotherapy, therapeutic effect on MS

Liposome-based immunotherapy against autoimmune diseases: therapeutic effect on multiple sclerosis.
Nanomedicine (Lond). 2017 Jun;12(11):1231-1242.

    AIM: Based on the ability of apoptosis to induce immunological tolerance, liposomes were generated mimicking apoptotic cells, and they arrest autoimmunity in Type 1 diabetes. Our aim was to validate the immunotherapy in other autoimmune disease: multiple sclerosis.

    MATERIALS & METHODS: Phosphatidylserine-rich liposomes were loaded with disease-specific autoantigen. Therapeutic capability of liposomes was assessed in vitro and in vivo.

    RESULTS: Liposomes ...
Read more : Liposome-based immunotherapy, therapeutic effect on MS | Views : 496 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Natural Approach


What should my next step be?

I have been having odd symptom's for over a year now I am not sure what to think of all of the doctor's I have visited. I have seen the lung doctor thy for tiredness and fatigue they set me up on a CP machine even though I passed the test except for one so I use it nightly. I have been to the cardiology for my numbness in my arms passed their test. I ...
Read more : What should my next step be? | Views : 406 | Replies : 8 | Forum : Undiagnosed


Breastfeeding - the impact of hormones on MS

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/artic ... st-MS.html

The above article suggests oestrogen makes MS worse. I decided to take HRT because I thought the opposite. As per this research

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2760629/

Confused? Me too :(

J.
Read more : Breastfeeding - the impact of hormones on MS | Views : 369 | Replies : 3 | Forum : General Discussion


Resistance Exercise Reduces Cognitive Decline

Resistance Exercise Reduces Cognitive Decline

http://www.lifeextension.com/Magazine/2 ... ne/Page-01

When we think of the benefits of exercise, we tend to think of its ability to reduce cardiovascular disease, strengthen bones and muscles, and control weight.

Research is now proving that exercise is also crucial for preserving and enhancing brain function as we age.1-8

Studies show that exercise inhibits neurodegenerative diseases and even promotes neurogenesis—the creation of new brain cells.1-4

While ...
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Woman taking Aubagio develops follicular lymphoma

Woman taking Aubagio develops follicular lymphoma

A 54-year-old woman with multiple sclerosis (MS) has reportedly developed follicular #lymphoma after eight months of therapy with #Aubagio, also known as #teriflunomide...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/woman-taking-aubagio-develops-follicular-lymphoma-130717
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B-cell-secret toxins found to kill neurons...

B-cell-secret toxins found to kill neurons and myelin-producing cells

According to a recent study, published in the Journal of Neuroimmunology, the B-cells of patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) secrete toxic substances that cause neurons and myelin-forming cells to die. However, researchers were unable to identify the molecules responsible for the toxicity...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/b-cell-secret-toxins-found-kill-neurons-and-myelin-producing-cells-130717
Read more : B-cell-secret toxins found to kill neurons... | Views : 335 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion


 

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