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Starts a dendritic cell trial adapted to MS

The Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS) has approved the first clinical trial of a specific antigen therapy based on dendritic cells adapted for patients with MS and NMO, (also called Devic's disease).

This research, which will be led by Pablo Villoslada and Daniel Benitez from the Clinic Hospital of Barcelona, is driven by the Grupo de Afectados de Esclerosis Múltiple (GAEM), and has the support of the Obra Social La Caixa.

The ...
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Firm focuses on venom-based paediatric MS treatment

Nutra Pharma, a US-based biotechnology company specialising in the acquisition, licensing, and commercialisation of pharmaceutical products and technologies for the management of neurological disorders, cancer, autoimmune, and infectious diseases, has announced it has filed an application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for orphan drug status for its investigational drug RPI-78M as a treatment for paediatric multiple sclerosis (MS)..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/emergingtherapies
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New here - Positive for Hoffman's - confused?

Hello!

I'm a 42 year old mother of 4 boys in California. I have had tremors in both hands (more so on my right side) for nearly 12 years now. Almost 9 years ago, I woke up early one morning unable to swallow, move my right side, and had horrible neck pain and numbness. I thought I might have been having a stroke, so 911 was called and they took me to ER. They did ...
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Children ‘recover well’ from demyelination, study finds

Most children can expect a good and quick physical recovery following acute central nervous system demyelination, study findings suggest.... Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/paediatric
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Study claims long duration of MS......

Study claims long duration of MS associated with higher mortality

A study published in the journal PLoS One revealed an excess mortality rate among French patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) that experience the disease for more than 20 years. The study was conducted by researchers at several institutes and hospitals in France, and is entitled “Excess Mortality in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Starts at 20 Years from Clinical Onset: Data from a Large-Scale French Observational ...
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Please help!!! Symptoms

Ok we will start with I am a 36 year old white male. I have had several tests done in the last month and a half and here is where I am at. I have been tested for diabetes and it came back negative. I have had 5 mri one of the brain which came back clear one of the cervical spine which came back with issues but none that require surgery. I have had ...
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Study finds lesions may compromise heart rate in Gilenya....

Study finds lesions may compromise heart rate in Gilenya patients

In a recent study published in the Journal PLOS One, a team of researchers found that the autonomic cardiovascular dysfunction in MS patients with delayed heart rate re-acceleration upon Gilenya-initiation suggest MS-related central autonomic lesions may compromise heart rate re-acceleration..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/gilenya
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Wheelchair services in England 'are failing'

One of Great Britain's most successful Paralympians has said wheelchair services across England are failing on every level.

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has launched a new national charter to improve services across the country..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Psychosocial factors ‘influence pain in MS’

Pain is prevalent in 63 per cent of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a recent study, and psychosocial factors may be key contributors to the severity of that pain..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/mssymptomsresearch
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sinusitis and mastoiditis?

I know this isnt an ENT board but im curious to know if its known if there is there any correlation between MS,siusitis, and mastoiditis?

The reason i ask is because i was only made aware that my latest MRI report had a second page earlier this week. What stood out to me was

" There is mild mucosal thickening in the ethmoid sinuses. There is also partial opacifcation of the left mastoid air cell." ...
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