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Really good multiple sclerosis research news

Really good multiple sclerosis research news

This is the best news article I’ve come along in a long time. It was titled: ‘Holy Grail’ MS discovery could prevent disability using diabetes drug For the first time in ages this talks about stopping the disability not reducing relapses. https://www.sciencefocus.com/news/holy-grail-ms-discovery-could-prevent-disability-using-diabetes-drug/ In MS, the protective coating surrounding nerves known as myelin is damaged causing them to become less energy efficient which makes them vulnerable to further damage and causes disability over time, the MS Society said. < p style=”box-sizing: inherit; margin:…

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Does having MS cause an overactive immune system

Does having MS cause an overactive immune system

I saw this somewhere in the midst of the virus outbreak and have wondered about it ever since. If I have an overactive immune system why am I in such a quarantine from this virus? According to my neurologist, it is because of Rituxan. I take a medication that wipes out a strain of my white blood cells. I can understand that. It makes sense. It was another blogger who made the comment that they very rarely get sick. It…

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neurological check-up, mentally preparing, Ocrelizumab, MRI

neurological check-up, mentally preparing, Ocrelizumab, MRI

Let me first address the fact that it took an hour and 45 minutes to get into the city for my check up. That means I’m doing nothing for all that time. I was her first appointment that morning. When we do my neurological checks and timed walking, I’m at the best I’m going to be. Therefore the check up is based on this point. However how realistic is it? This is the first time I was her first appointment,…

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Ocrelizumab versus Rituximab (Rituxan)

Ocrelizumab versus Rituximab (Rituxan)

I decided to go a little honest about our pharmaceutical world of MS. There has been so much press and promise over this new drug coming out for multiple sclerosis. Put Ocrelizumab in your web search and you’ll get article after article about the promise of this new drug. NEWS FLASH!!!! Rituximab is Ocrelizumab The patent on Rituximab expired in the US in 2015. Basically when they were doing the clinical trials with multiple sclerosis by the time they were…

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