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MS patients less susceptible to gout claims study

A group of researchers have been investigating the theory that high levels of uric acid, whch may have protective effects on neurons and are present in gout patients, could mean gout resulting in a reduced risk of developing neurological disease, reports Multiple Sclerosis News Today...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/qol
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Chicago veteran walks again with exoskeleton

http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2015/04/ ... 428074607/

CHICAGO, April 3 (UPI) -- A Chicago veteran who was paralyzed from the chest down by a motorcycle crash in 2012 is walking again with the help of a robotic exoskeleton.

Roosevelt "R.J." Anderson Jr. walked out of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Thursday with the help of a ReWalk robotic exoskeleton, which powers his hip and knee motions.

Anderson has been training on the $70,000 ...
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L'hermittes question

I have been getting a strange buzzing around my tailbone the last few days, moreso brought on by tilting my head forward. It doesn't do it everytime I bend my head, and sometimes can be stopped by changing positions and doesn't always stop once I immediately lift my head. Of course dr google brought me to MS which is why im here.

Does this sound like L'hermittes? I do have a disc bulge but this ...
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Qualitative studies regarding MS

Has anyone found any Qualitative research on MS? I haven't found any and I am interested. For those who don't know what Qualitative research is, it is research performed through the collection of subjective and objective data rather than using raw number data. Quantitative research is what we mostly find on MS.

I would like to know what people with MS have in common. Has anyone researched that? I know that geographical and ethnicity studies ...
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Copaxone and high blood pressure

Has anyone found that Copaxone has increased their blood pressure over time? I don't mean just after the injection but rather over months or years. I have been on Copaxone for 12 years. I have seen a steady increase in my blood pressure over that time. I have tried to figure out its cause. I am on very few other meds, none of which I believe is the culprit. In addition, I have lost about ...
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MS and blood sugar

Hi. My mother has ms and is currently in ICU. Last week she was diagnosed with a UT I we has been having blood sugar spikes upto 609. They have been giving her insulin and brought it down to 332. My question is Can MS be causing this issue or is it more likely she is having kidney issues? Should we be asking doctors to test kidneys? Thanks for your help.
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There's nothing more I can do than write this stuff

This is going to be long, real long..
Ok so this all started on 12th march 2015, I was at a party getting drunk as fuck, drank about 6 glasses of rum a couple beer came home, popped a brufen(for my headache, I always get them after binging) and crashed. Woke up at the middle of the night, I wanted to pee but just couldn't make myself pee, I stood in front of the toilet ...
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Biotin "significantly improves" progressive MS-new study

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25787192

In four patients with prominent visual impairment related to optic nerve injury, visual acuity improved significantly. Visual evoked potentials in two patients exhibited progressive reappearance of P100 waves, with normalization of latencies in one case. Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (H-MRS) in one case showed a progressive normalization of the Choline/Creatine ratio. One patient with left homonymous hemianopia kept on improving from 2 to 16 months following treatment׳s onset. ...
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