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Day after day, I read through MS chat rooms, to find something that would give me hope...but it has been over 20 Years that I have had MS, and the truth is that NOTHING works and that NOTHING new has been developed. I am still on the some interferon, not because it works, but because it is profitable for drug companies. Furthermore, it is highly profitable for the Government too, as they get to tax ...
Read more : THERE IS NO MONEY IN THE CURE! | Views : 853 | Replies : 19 | Forum : General Discussion

Umbilical cord shows promise in cell therapy

A cell therapy product derived from human umbilical cord blood cells may be a promising treatment approach for patients with demyelinating conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (MS) or leukodystrophy, according to a recent study developed at the Duke University Medical Center...Read more -
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“If You See Something, Say Something”

Editorial by Deborah Sweet on encouraging readers to take action on stem cell clinics.
(Cell Stem Cell) ... %2930209-0
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The story of Rituxan and the weakest point in the system

Maybe some of you have heard about the history of Rituxan and Ocrelizumab. Ocrelizumab is a slightly modified version of Rituxan/Rituximab. As Rituxan was approaching FDA approval for treatment of multiple sclerosis (with very good results), it was also approaching the end of its patent. Therefore the company decided that it was not profitable to pursue the approval process for a treatment that would be available soon from other productors.

The history is explained by ...
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Researchers link MS risk genes to Vitamin D

The further away you live from the equator, apparently the more likely you are to be diagnosed with MS. It sounds simple, but since analysis of the genetic determiners of multiple sclerosis began in the '70s, sunlight's factoring in the disease has seemed irreconcilable with its highly complex genetic make-up...Read more -
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7 Tesla MRI demonstrates vascular pathology in Baló’s concen

Any thoughts about this??

7 Tesla MRI demonstrates vascular pathology in Baló’s concentric sclerosis


Baló’s concentric sclerosis (BCS) is an inflammatory demyelinating disease related to multiple sclerosis; its underlying pathology remains unclear. At 7 T MRI in a 19-year-old female BCS patient, microhaemorrhages and ectatic veins were found in T2 hyperintense regions, features which have not been previously reported in conjunction with BCS, and these findings may ...

Magnesium threonate

Has anyone tried magnesium threonate? There was an interesting article from Life Extension Foundation that stated that it helps improve neuroplasticity. ... ng/Page-01
Read more : Magnesium threonate | Views : 495 | Replies : 14 | Forum : Natural Approach

MRI Brain Scan

Had Brain MRI done Aug 5,2016 My Primary ordered it due to my symptoms and Neurologist did test with very small pin and poke me determine I have "Neuropathy".
I'm not Diabetic I do have Hashimotos .
MRI Brain without/ with Contrast results were :
T2 Hypointensity Caudate/Putamen Iron deposits.
My Primary said he thinks my symptoms are signs of early MS.Primary said its not my Thyroid but now he's not sure..
Going to see ...
Read more : MRI Brain Scan | Views : 344 | Replies : 5 | Forum : Undiagnosed

Walkaide product# 20-1000 for sale $3000

I'm selling walkaide patient kit product #20-1000 for a friend of mine. He's used it for about 6 months but he doesn't really like it. It can be used for left or right foot, and I'm selling it for $3000. If you're interested you can PM me through this site.
Read more : Walkaide product# 20-1000 for sale $3000 | Views : 329 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Medical Devices

Modafinil, Ritalin

I use occasionally modafinil to make something against my fatigue and weakness. I also feel some effect in terms of concentration while walking. Now I have heard that the effect can be increased if you grind a tablet and snuff in the nose.
- Who has done this already?

Read more : Modafinil, Ritalin | Views : 433 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Regimens


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