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‘Miracle’ stem cell therapy reverses multiple sclerosis

A pioneering new stem cell treatment is allowing people with multiple sclerosis to walk, run and even dance again, in results branded ‘miraculous’ by doctors.

Patients who have been wheelchair-bound for 10 years have regained the use of their legs in the groundbreaking therapy, while others who were blind can now see again.

The treatment is the first to ‘reverse’ the symptoms of MS, which has no cure, and affects around 100,000 people in Britain...... ...
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Stem cell treatment may cut new brain lesions in MS

Stem cell treatment may cut new brain lesions in MS

Multiple sclerosis patients who had autologous hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation had significantly fewer new lesions on MRI than those on mitoxantrone, Italian researchers have found.

In a randomized, controlled trial, CD34-positive hematopoietic cell transplant reduced the number of new T2 lesions by 79 per cent compared with mitoxantrone over a four-year study period, Giovanni Mancardi, MD, of the University of Genova in Italy, and colleagues reported ...
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Advice needed. What country is best for HSCT? I'm doing this

Hello. I am new to this board. I was diagnosed late last year. Below is the link to another thread I posted about my situation. The nurse at the MS clinic has now told me that I have MS in my spine.

introductions-f20/topic25534.html

So I am 39. I have an EDS score of 1. I have symptoms that don't go away. I do a wide range of things to ...
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Stem cells reverse multiple sclerosis in small study

A therapy that uses patients' own primitive blood cells may be able to reverse some of the effects of multiple sclerosis, a preliminary study suggests.

The findings, published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, had experts cautiously optimistic.

But they also stressed that the study was small -- with around 150 patients -- and the benefits were limited to people who were in the earlier courses of multiple sclerosis (MS)...... Read More ...
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