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MS and pre employment physical

Hello, I was just wondering what others do when they have to go for a physical for employment. I have a physically demanding job, but am fortunate to be able to do it at the present time. I am going for an interview for the first time after being diagnosed with MS and not sure what I should do if they send me for pre employment physical. Do I need to legally disclose that I ...
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Study suggests MicroRNAs as biomarkers for MS diagnosis

A study has proposed MicroRNAs as biomarkers for the diagnosis, progression and treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). MicroRNAs are small RNA molecules that influence basic cellular processes...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/study-suggests-micrornas-biomarkers-ms-diagnosis-240117
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Researchers reveal severe side effects from approved MS med.

Researchers reveal severe side effects from approved MS medication

According to recent study Multiple Sclerosis (MS) therapy alemtuzumab can trigger severe and unpredictable side effects. The team, led by Prof Dr Aiden Haghikia and Prof Dr Ralf Gold from the Department of Neurology of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum at St. Josef's Hospital, focused on two patients whose infusion of alemtuzumab significantly worsened symptoms...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/researchers-reveal-severe-side-effects-approved-ms-medication-240117


Tecfidera users: favour please?

I have a favour to ask - could someone please measure the size (length and width) of a 120 mg and 240 mg Tecfidera capsule?

I am having a heck of a time getting these measurements. I've asked by BioGen rep twice and she keeps giving me everything but.

Thank you!
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Conversion of Clinically Isolated Syndrome to CDMS

Well, my husband had a second MRI last Thursday, apparently because the neurologist wanted to rule out a tumor (she was most concerned about the high protein level found in his CSF, which is indicative of inflammation in the brain and can be indicative of a tumor). Thankfully we didn't find out that was why she wanted the follow-up MRI until we showed up to his follow-up on Friday. Anyway, during his follow-up on Friday, ...
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Questions, but I can't ask them yet!

I want to start off by saying I want to go see my doctor. However, we are currently in the process of shopping for life insurance, and I don't need any additional medical diagnoses driving my rates up even higher! So, no, I haven't yet discussed this with my doc. That being said...

I'm 34 and was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes when I was 25. I had weight loss surgery (biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal ...
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Is this really MS ?

First of all, thank for reading this.

I am currently 15 and half years old and living in India and I am suffering from an unrecognised autoimmune disease (Doctors say MS).

I first had an attack in 2010 June when I had headache, vomiting, stomachache, fever and eventually I lost sensation and movement below chest after I was treated with IVIG and steroids. I was diagnosed with ADEM

Then in 2011 November I began losing ...
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Affected by MS? Need to talk?

Affected by MS? Need to talk? The MS-UK Helpline is here for you. http://www.ms-uk.org/helpline

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Nearly "falling shocks" makes me walk normal for x hours ???

Hello guys, :smile:

I just signed up on this forum, due to that I simply cannot find any topic :sad: on the internet in regards of my own weird MS experience. This is the core reason why I signed up on this popular MS forum, and why I am writing here with hope that someone has experienced the same ...
Read more : Nearly "falling shocks" makes me walk normal for x hours ??? | Views : 329 | Replies : 2 | Forum : General Discussion


 

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