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by scoobyjude
Thu May 12, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sharps disposal?
Replies: 6
Views: 1708

I checked with my village to find out how I needed to dispose of them and they said to just tape up the sharps container to make sure it's securely closed and put it out for regular garbage pick-up. I was kind of shocked but they took it. I thought for sure I'd have to jump through some kind of hoop...
by scoobyjude
Tue Mar 30, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: Drug Pipeline
Topic: ShK-186
Replies: 0
Views: 2179

ShK-186

Kineta Awarded NIH Grant to Complete Preclinical Studies on Type 1 Diabetes / Multiple Sclerosis Drug Candidate Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 29, 2010 -- Kineta, Inc. announced today receipt of a Phase 1 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectiou...
by scoobyjude
Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:55 pm
Forum: Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab)
Topic: Ocrelizumab
Replies: 3
Views: 4250

You're probably right Dignan. I hate posting bad news.
by scoobyjude
Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:16 pm
Forum: Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab)
Topic: Ocrelizumab
Replies: 3
Views: 4250

Ocrelizumab

The Opportunity That Wasn't By Brian Orelli March 9, 2010 Opportunistic infections aren't an opportunity for Roche and Biogen Idec (Nasdaq: BIIB). In fact, they have ocrelizumab, the follow-up to the companies' near-blockbuster Rituxan, on the ropes and headed for a TKO. Yesterday, the companies sai...
by scoobyjude
Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: African Americans and MS
Replies: 0
Views: 1249

African Americans and MS

Blacks with MS have more severe symptoms, decline faster than whites, new study shows BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Fewer African Americans than Caucasians develop multiple sclerosis (MS), statistics show, but their disease progresses more rapidly, and they don't respond as well to therapies, a new study by neu...
by scoobyjude
Fri Jan 22, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Drug Pipeline
Topic: Pleneva
Replies: 6
Views: 3495

Pleneva

BTG Commences Phase IIa Study Of Pleneva For Multiple Sclerosis - Quick Facts 1/21/2010 2:51 AM ET (RTTNews) - BTG Plc (BGC.L: News ) said it commenced dosing in a European multicentre Phase IIa study of Pleneva, a novel orally administered compound under development as a potential treatment for mul...
by scoobyjude
Sat Jan 02, 2010 12:15 pm
Forum: Drug Pipeline
Topic: Flingolimod and others
Replies: 2
Views: 2341

Flingolimod and others

Multiple Sclerosis: A Breakthrough Is on the Way A number of improved treatments will be available soon, and Novartis' Fingolimod could lead the way By Kerry Capell January 11, 2010 When Thomas Bullock was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2001, several new treatments for the incurable, nerve-de...
by scoobyjude
Sat Dec 12, 2009 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nightmares and fitful sleeps preceding MS exacerbations
Replies: 16
Views: 3713

Summer, I have noticed that I have trouble sleeping and seem much more anxious before an exacerbation. I also seem to have a lot of trouble with regulating my body temperature, such as night sweats or chills.
by scoobyjude
Sat Dec 05, 2009 1:13 pm
Forum: Rebif
Topic: Stopped Rebif
Replies: 20
Views: 10760

I get this occasionally but it usually doesn't even last a day.
by scoobyjude
Sun Nov 29, 2009 8:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unexpressed Anger in MS
Replies: 15
Views: 3343

So I have to share with all of you my view on this article since I posted it. I definitely fall into the withholding anger category. I hardly ever express my anger, I hate conflict. But when I lose control of my temper-I really lose it. My boyfriend loves to tell a story to anyone who'll listen of h...
by scoobyjude
Thu Nov 26, 2009 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unexpressed Anger in MS
Replies: 15
Views: 3343

Unexpressed Anger in MS

Not sure what to think of this article High Unexpressed Anger in Multiple Sclerosis Patients Linked to Nervous System Damage, Not Disease Severity ScienceDaily (Nov. 24, 2009) — People with multiple sclerosis (MS) feel more than twice as much withheld anger as the general population and this could h...
by scoobyjude
Sat Nov 21, 2009 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PML not so deadly?
Replies: 1
Views: 1173

PML not so deadly?

by scoobyjude
Mon Nov 16, 2009 4:40 pm
Forum: Rebif
Topic: Injection locations
Replies: 14
Views: 5404

Sounds good to me. I don't think they should have a problem with that. :) I still get the red splotches but they are usually not swollen. But sometimes I get lumps underneath the injection site that are not red. I don't know if this is because I hit the muscle or what. I honestly don't even give the...
by scoobyjude
Mon Nov 16, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Rules
Replies: 15
Views: 3780

Boopieup, I know that he truly loves me, that's never been the problem but he screwed up majorly. My problem has always been that I'm not selfish enough. I am a people-pleaser even when I don't feel that great. This is something that I'm coming to grips with and know has to change. I have told him t...
by scoobyjude
Sun Nov 15, 2009 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Rules
Replies: 15
Views: 3780

Wow Boopie, it's funny that you happened to re-visit this thread this week. I have had an extremely eventful, stressful week. On Monday out of the blue my ex emailed me after 13 months that he wanted to know if there was any chance that I would ever take him back and could we talk. We had still been...