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Multiple Sclerosis News for March 2003

28th Mar 2003:     Epstein-Barr Virus Linked to MS

28th Mar 2003:     DocGuide on Epstein-Barr Virus Link to MS

28th Mar 2003:     NMSS on Epstein-Barr Virus Link to MS

28th Mar 2003:     Medscape on Epstein-Barr Virus Link to MS

28th Mar 2003:     $13.4m For New MS Research Projects

28th Mar 2003:     NMSS New Research Projects for Spring 2003

28th Mar 2003:     ASN Conference on MS and Demyelination

28th Mar 2003:     Article on Antegren

28th Mar 2003:     Air Quality Effects MS Relapse Rate

28th Mar 2003:     Copaxone Does Not Generate Neutralizing Antibodies

28th Mar 2003:     Keppra May Provide Pain Relief in MS

28th Mar 2003:     Opioids Effective for Chronic Nerve Pain

28th Mar 2003:     FDA Letter on Trial of Betaseron in Pregnancy

28th Mar 2003:     Avonex FDA New Indication Approval

28th Mar 2003:     Using Brain Waves to Talk

28th Mar 2003:     The Spines Walking Control Centre

28th Mar 2003:     Education Influences Effect of WM Lesions on Cognition

28th Mar 2003:     Risk Factors for Autoimmune Disease

28th Mar 2003:     Berlex Launches Betaseron Patient Education Network

28th Mar 2003:     Richter to Sell Avonex in Eastern Europe

28th Mar 2003:     New Way to Grow Human Embryonic Stem Cells

28th Mar 2003:     Delivering Genes into Brain

28th Mar 2003:     Most Americans Favour Therapeutic Cloning

28th Mar 2003:     Learning to Live with MS

28th Mar 2003:     Mother Wins Battle for MS Drug

28th Mar 2003:     Med MJ/Connecticut

28th Mar 2003:     Med MJ/Maryland - Update

28th Mar 2003:     Code for Air Travel for Disabled People

28th Mar 2003:     MS and Other Conditions Inadequately Treated in Germany

28th Mar 2003:     Home Modification Assistance Available Through MSAA

28th Mar 2003:     MSAA Extends Helpline Hours

28th Mar 2003:     Boston Cure Project MS Scavenger Hunt

28th Mar 2003:     United Airlines Sued by PwMS over ADA Breach

28th Mar 2003:     MSS Cake Break

28th Mar 2003:     Accounts of Bee Sting Therapy

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Killer T Cell Responses to EBV Epitopes in MS

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Follow-up of 15 People Undergoing ASCT

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Spasticity in MS

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Using MRI to Monitor MS Treatment

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Abnormal T Cell Response to Glutamate in PwMS

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Sexual Self-Identity for Women w/MS

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Complex Pathogenesis of MS

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Vascular Dysregulation in MS

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: DRB1*15 Allele in PwMS

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cells in Optic Nerve

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Effects of Mitoxantrone on Immune System of PwMS

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Combined Therapy in MS

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Neuro-Behcet Disease and MS

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: FTY720 Treatment for EAE

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Sodium Phenylacetate Inhibits Adoptive Transfer of EAE

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Therapeutic Approaches Targeting Death Receptors

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Inflammation in Mice without IFN-b Gene

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: L-Arginine and iNOS

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Axonal Injury Heralds Virus Induced Demyelination

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Use of Acetylocholinesterase Inhibitors in Various Diseases

26th Mar 2003:     Medline: Sigmoid Volvulus

20th Mar 2003:     New Status for Betaseron

20th Mar 2003:     More on New Betaseron Labelling

20th Mar 2003:     Safety Alert Letter from Biogen

20th Mar 2003:     Article on Incontinence

20th Mar 2003:     ABOVE Study - Avonex vs Betaseron

20th Mar 2003:     Forum to Discuss MS Medicines

20th Mar 2003:     Woman Taking Antegren and Other MS Advances

20th Mar 2003:     More About MS

20th Mar 2003:     Adult Brain could be Stem Cell Source

20th Mar 2003:     Gene Therapy and Neurological Illness

20th Mar 2003:     Med MJ/Vermont

20th Mar 2003:     Dutch Will Distribute Med MJ

20th Mar 2003:     Hypochondria

20th Mar 2003:     Euthanasia Dilemma

20th Mar 2003:     MS Exercise Class

20th Mar 2003:     Mother w/MS - CharityWalk

20th Mar 2003:     Johnny Killen

20th Mar 2003:     More on Teri Garr

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Flavonoids Inhibit Myelin Phagocytosis by Macrophages

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Antioxidant Actions of Bioactive Components in Plant Foods

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Recent Advances in Stem Cell Neurobiology

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: EVIDENCE, INCOMIN and Phase III Studies of IFNb for MS

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Immunomodulation in MultipleSclerosis

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Pelvic Floor Motor Evoked Potentials in PwMS

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Bladder Dysfunction and Lesion Site in MS

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Trial of TBE Vaccination in PwMS

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: beta Endorphin Concentrations in PBMC of PwMS

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Cognitive Impairment in Probable MS

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: MRI of Cervical Spinal Cord in MS

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Measuring Whole Brain Atrophy in MS

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: NAWM Damage and DTI in MS

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Brain Parenchymal Fraction Decreased in Young PwMS

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Selective Caudate Atrophy in MS

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Stereotactic Diagnosis of Cerebral Insults

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Elevated Suicide Risk in Swedish PwMS

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: MBP-Reactive T cells and Conduction Failure in EAE

18th Mar 2003:     Medline: Analysis of Disease Curve in EAE

17th Mar 2003:     Avonex Linked With Psychiatric Disorders & Other Adverse Effects

17th Mar 2003:     Anti-MMP-9 Antibody May be Useful for MS

17th Mar 2003:     Therapeutic Strategies to Enhance Myelin Repair in MS

17th Mar 2003:     Chemokine System and CNS Leukocyte Infiltration in MS

17th Mar 2003:     Tau Protein not a Marker for MS

17th Mar 2003:     Unraveling the Mystery of Autoimmunity

17th Mar 2003:     More Benefits of Curcumin

17th Mar 2003:     Ex-Soldiers at Higher Risk of Autoimmune Diseases

17th Mar 2003:     Viagra Once-Weekly Not Enough

17th Mar 2003:     Study into 'Flu Vaccine Safety - No Link to MS

17th Mar 2003:      $41.2M to Peptimmune for Autoimmune Research

17th Mar 2003:     Med MJ - Maryland

17th Mar 2003:     Flower Bulbs for MS Research

17th Mar 2003:     Teva Grant for MS Group

17th Mar 2003:     Woman w/MS could be Forced into OAP Home

17th Mar 2003:     Basketball Coach w/MS

17th Mar 2003:     Fitness Instructor w/MS

13th Mar 2003:     Infection with Common Bug May Raise MS Risk

13th Mar 2003:     Lack of Data Obscures Real Cost Effectiveness of MS Drugs

13th Mar 2003:     MS Treatment Costs Expensive But Decrease Over Time

13th Mar 2003:     Cost Effectiveness of MS Drugs Hard to Decipher

13th Mar 2003:     Copaxone Least Cost Effective MS Drug

13th Mar 2003:     BMJ Article on Cost-Effectiveness of MS Treatments (repeat)

13th Mar 2003:     Biogen Says Plenty of Data Efficacy of Avonex

13th Mar 2003:     New MS Treatments Will Take on Interferons

13th Mar 2003:     Antegren to Challenge Beta-Interferons

13th Mar 2003:     Plant to Manufacture Antegren

13th Mar 2003:     Estriol Pill May Treat MS

13th Mar 2003:     Heart Drugs Hope for MS

13th Mar 2003:     Looking for Links Between Lead and Neurological Diseases

13th Mar 2003:     New Option for Gene Data Mining

13th Mar 2003:     Key Trigger of Inflammation Uncovered

13th Mar 2003:     Hemispherx Buys Alpha Interferon Rights

13th Mar 2003:     MSF Publication on Pregnancy and MS

13th Mar 2003:     Oregon Assisted Suicides on the Rise

13th Mar 2003:     US Inadequate Healthcare for Chronically Ill

13th Mar 2003:     More on MS Awareness Month

13th Mar 2003:     Conference On Evolving MS Services

13th Mar 2003:     UK Clinical Guidelines - Management of MS

13th Mar 2003:     NICE MS Clinical Guidelines

13th Mar 2003:     Striking Back at MS

13th Mar 2003:     How to be an "Expert Patient"

13th Mar 2003:     Two Articles on Alternative Therapies by Woman w/MS

13th Mar 2003:     Mercury Amalgam Lawsuit Dismissed

13th Mar 2003:     Queensland Allows Stem Cell Research

13th Mar 2003:     Med MJ Properties Confirmed Again

13th Mar 2003:     Med MJ Pain Relief Questioned

13th Mar 2003:     Med MJ Vote in New Mexico

13th Mar 2003:     Vermont to Vote on Legalizing Med MJ

13th Mar 2003:     Med MJ Crusader Says Police Probe Unfair

13th Mar 2003:     Mr Cannabis Jailed

13th Mar 2003:     Boston Cure Project to Open MS Research Center

13th Mar 2003:     More on Boston Cure Project

13th Mar 2003:     Foundation Contributes $50,000 to Boston Cure Project

13th Mar 2003:     Cowboy Testimonials

13th Mar 2003:     More on Cowboy's Retirement

13th Mar 2003:     Housing Opens Doors for Man w/MS

13th Mar 2003:     Restaurant Refuses Entry to Service Dog

13th Mar 2003:     Another Service Dog

13th Mar 2003:     Woman w/MS Trying to Save Post Office

13th Mar 2003:     Home Care Woman w/MS

13th Mar 2003:     Woman w/MS and Snowy Sidewalks

13th Mar 2003:     Man w/MS Support Group

13th Mar 2003:     Sailor w/MS

13th Mar 2003:     More on Kelly Sutton

11th Mar 2003:     Full Text: Modelling Cost Effectiveness of IFNb and Copaxone

11th Mar 2003:     Full Text: Evaluating Disease Modifying Treatments in MS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Study of Cannabis and Neurogenic Symptoms

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Infectious Agents and Multiple Sclerosis

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Interferon Receptor Polymorphisms in MS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: PTPRC Gene Linked to MS and Other Autoimmune Diseases

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Signalling of Human CNTF

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Toll-Like Receptor 4 Gene and MS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Abdominal Pressure Vs External Stimulation to Empty Bladder in MS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Finnish MBP Gene Linked to MS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Do Vaccines Cause Allergic or Autoimmune Diseases?

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: MBP Auto-Antibodies in PwMS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Osteopontin Genes in PwMS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Unconventional Therapies for MS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Fatigue and Personality Traits in MS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Motor Function Degradation and Handwriting

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: MRI and Different Forms of Brain Lesion

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: LFA-1 Involved in Getting T Cells into CNS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Implantable Devices for Pain Control

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Migraine Memory Loss and MS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Differential Diagnosis between MS and HTLV-1

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Remyelination by Transplanted Olfactory Ensheathing Cells

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Optimism and Adaptation to Chronic Disease

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Parkinsonism as Manifestation of MS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Best Practice in MS Relapse Management

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: NO Metabolites and Continuous Inflammation in MS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Therapeutic Potential of Cannabinoids in CNS Disease

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: T Cell Responses to Myelin Proteins in CIS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Clinical Predictors and Irreversible Progression in MS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Caspase Inhibitors Protect Against Brain Cell Death in MS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Cost Effectiveness of MS Disease Modifying Treatments

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: QoL Factors Prioritised by PwMS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Duration of Disability Unrelated to QoL

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Repetition and Learning in MS

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Olfactory Ensheathing Cells

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: MMP-2 and MMP-9 in Different MS Subtypes

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Quantification of Ataxia

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Adhesion Molecule Concentrations And Relapses

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Regulatory T Cells in EAE

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Lovastatin Inhibits Lymphocyte Migration in EAE

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Virus Delivered Protection from EAE

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Gene Loci and MOG Induced EAE

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Immune Response to MOG Causes EAE

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Gamma Herpes Virus Infection and EAE

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Worse EAE in Metallothionein Deficient Mice

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Acquired Thymic Tolerance to EAE

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Mechanistic Differences between Two Integrin Inhibitors in EAE

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Benzodiazepine Receptor Ligand PK11195 as Inflammatory Marker

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: IL-10 and Adhesion Molecules in EAE

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: More on Gene Loci in EAE

11th Mar 2003:     Medline: Non-Myelin Specific T Cells Increase Susceptibility to EAE

5th Mar 2003:       Targeting Cell Death

5th Mar 2003:       Normal Nerve Cells can Mimic Viruses

5th Mar 2003:       More on Doubt on Cause of MS

5th Mar 2003:       MS Drug Treatments and Lack of Follow-Up

5th Mar 2003:       Medical Establishment Paralysed over MS

5th Mar 2003:       Study into Airbase Links to MS

5th Mar 2003:       More on Gait Speed and Muscle Strength in MS

5th Mar 2003:       More on Anti-MOG Protein in Advanced MS

5th Mar 2003:       Vertigo - A Dizzying Condition

5th Mar 2003:       Do Vaccines Cause Chronic Diseases?

5th Mar 2003:       New Way to Reach Brain Cells with Drugs

5th Mar 2003:       Science in the News: Multiple Sclerosis

5th Mar 2003:       Lab Test Could Replace Animal Research on Inflammation

5th Mar 2003:       US House Votes to Ban All Human Cloning

5th Mar 2003:       Research Results Support Cloning

5th Mar 2003:       Human Cloning Prohibition Act Passes US House: Expert Interview

5th Mar 2003:       Montana Med MJ Rejected

5th Mar 2003:       When Marijuana Helps the Sick

5th Mar 2003:       MSF - MS Education and Awareness Month

5th Mar 2003:       Fakers Invading Online Support

5th Mar 2003:       Keeping People with MS in Work

5th Mar 2003:       EEOC Gets $95,000 for Worker w/MS

5th Mar 2003:       The Healing Power of Writing

5th Mar 2003:       Coping with Invisible Symptoms

5th Mar 2003:       Golden Slumbers

5th Mar 2003:       Up In Smoke

5th Mar 2003:       Making Life Easier

5th Mar 2003:       The MS Diagnosis

5th Mar 2003:       I'm Still Me

5th Mar 2003:       Victoria Williams European Tour

5th Mar 2003:       Possible Richard Pryor Sitcom

5th Mar 2003:       Woman w/MS

5th Mar 2003:       Henry Steele

5th Mar 2003:       Man w/MS

5th Mar 2003:       Man w/MS Housing Repairs

5th Mar 2003:       Clay Walker Forms Foundation Against MS

5th Mar 2003:       Another Race Car Driver & Nurse w/MS

5th Mar 2003:       Stampede at MS Charity Horse Trek

5th Mar 2003:       Women's Cricket Match for MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: New Infectious Hypothesis of MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Chlamydia Pneumoniae and Risk of MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Correlation of Mollicutes and Their Viruses with MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: HERV Antibodies and MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Human Endogenous Retroviruses and Autoimmune Diseases

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Detecting Neutralizing Antibodies to IFNb

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Combination Therapy of IFNb-1a and Prednisone for MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Gadolinium-Enhanced MRI Predicts Response to IVMP in MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Rapid Onset Mitoxantrone-Induced Cardiotoxicity in SPMS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Effect of Immunomodulatory Drugs on BDNF

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: MS More Prevalent in Northern NZ Than Thought

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Multiple Sclerosis Self-Efficacy Scale

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Correlation of Sexual Dysfunction and MRI in MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Conversion to MS After Clinically Isolated Syndrome of Brainstem

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Epilepsy and MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Cerebral Atrophy and Disability in RR and SPMS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Horizontal Monocular Saccadic Failure and MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: MS Presenting as Neurological Decompression Sickness

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Pathological Laughing in MS Caused by Pontine Base Lesions

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Intention Tremor During Manual Aiming

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Managing the Diagnosis of MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Factors that Predict HRQoL in RRMS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Use of QoL Measures in MS Research

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Minimal Neuropsychological Assessment of PwMS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Coping with Cognitive Dysfunction and Depression in MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Screening for Early Cognitive Impairment in MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: More on Screening for Cognitive Impairment in MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Helplessness, Disability, Fatigue and Emotions in MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: CTLA-4 Dysregulation MBP Reactive T Cells and PwMS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Homeopathy in MS

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: 200 MS Cases from Iran

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: FTY720 Treatment of EAE

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: PNU-54461 Inhibits Progression of Severe EAE

3rd Mar 2003:       Medline: Optimisation of EAE with MOG Peptide

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