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  Topic: RIP Mr Soul/Mr Natural/Dave
Matt

Replies: 4
Views: 2441

PostForum: FORUM ANNOUNCEMENTS   Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:23 pm   Subject: RIP Mr Soul/Mr Natural/Dave
I am so sorry to hear about this!
  Topic: (Abst.) Cause of death in MS: long-term follow-up (21 yrs.)
Matt

Replies: 8
Views: 583

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2012 1:43 pm   Subject: (Abst.) Cause of death in MS: long-term follow-up (21 yrs.)
That's it...pulmonary infection. People with progressive MS need to be tested for risk of aspiration pneumonia, and, if there is a risk, they should have their temperatures taken every hour or so, an ...
  Topic: (Abst.) Cause of death in MS: long-term follow-up (21 yrs.)
Matt

Replies: 8
Views: 583

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:53 am   Subject: (Abst.) Cause of death in MS: long-term follow-up (21 yrs.)
And the nurses come to the patient's home? The patient doesn't have to be moved to some facility or other?

What I am saying is that I wish they had something more like that. Michael is in the high ...
  Topic: (Abst.) Prognostic indicators for long-term disability...
Matt

Replies: 1
Views: 329

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:28 pm   Subject: (Abst.) Prognostic indicators for long-term disability...
Heheheh... That's how I started out, but I am something like edss2 after 13 years...so much for their predictions!
  Topic: (Abst.) Cause of death in MS: long-term follow-up (21 yrs.)
Matt

Replies: 8
Views: 583

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:04 pm   Subject: (Abst.) Cause of death in MS: long-term follow-up (21 yrs.)
You got it...accept that nursing homes are not much better, in either country. Complex continuing care involves routine monitoring by nurses, and that is the level where patients become less likely t ...
  Topic: (Abst.) Cause of death in MS: long-term follow-up (21 yrs.)
Matt

Replies: 8
Views: 583

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:11 pm   Subject: (Abst.) Cause of death in MS: long-term follow-up (21 yrs.)
My friend Michael, who has been edss 9.5 for a long time, gets sent to energency about twice per year for pneumonia, and they have kept him alive in complex continuing care for about 10 years now. I ...
  Topic: review of MS mimickers
Matt

Replies: 18
Views: 9221

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:08 pm   Subject: review of MS mimickers
I see two areas where there has been an improvement and one where there has been a decline since the previous period.
1) MRI rules out a lot of brain abnormalities compressive lesions and brain tumo ...
  Topic: review of MS mimickers
Matt

Replies: 18
Views: 9221

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:28 am   Subject: review of MS mimickers
This is a old study addressing MS misdiagnosis before mri was relied upon widely


Acta Neurol. Scand., 1988:78:39-44
Key words: multiple sclerosis; clinical diagnosis;
pathoanatomical diagnosis; ...
  Topic: Myths about water-drinking
Matt

Replies: 7
Views: 1429

PostForum: GENERAL   Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:46 pm   Subject: Myths about water-drinking
He he he joker
  Topic: Myths about water-drinking
Matt

Replies: 7
Views: 1429

PostForum: GENERAL   Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:06 pm   Subject: Myths about water-drinking
Joan, thanks for making me laugh. I really needed something to get me out of my overly serious mood of the day.
  Topic: Myths about water-drinking
Matt

Replies: 7
Views: 1429

PostForum: GENERAL   Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:45 am   Subject: Myths about water-drinking
Oh, I love a good arm wrestle. I have a lemony vodka cooler every day too!

(I think it helps my MS because it is good for the circulatory system, and MS lesions occur around veins).

I had to cu ...
  Topic: THE EDGE (1997)
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 1149

PostForum: MOVIES   Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 1:38 pm   Subject: THE EDGE (1997)
Thanks, Joan, I should watch that one.
  Topic: MS progression time predicts disability
Matt

Replies: 1
Views: 267

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 2:10 pm   Subject: MS progression time predicts disability
I cannot say that this is the slightest bit surprising.
  Topic: Inhibitor of myelin formation identified in CNS
Matt

Replies: 1
Views: 269

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 2:03 pm   Subject: Inhibitor of myelin formation identified in CNS
"Interestingly, in collaboration with our Dutch colleagues, we have been able to identify a correlation between levels of sncRNA715 and MBP in the brain tissue of MS patients"

While the implication ...
  Topic: Welcome back, Matt!
Matt

Replies: 10
Views: 1892

PostForum: FORUM ANNOUNCEMENTS   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:32 pm   Subject: Welcome back, Matt!
The Sudoku game was great for my ego. Normal Sudoku was a cinch for me.
  Topic: Welcome back, Matt!
Matt

Replies: 10
Views: 1892

PostForum: FORUM ANNOUNCEMENTS   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 8:35 pm   Subject: Welcome back, Matt!
It is terrific that he helped you move, and I am glad that you get to see him more often. Are you still on fb? Any links to the arcades? I am curious about this.
  Topic: Welcome back, Matt!
Matt

Replies: 10
Views: 1892

PostForum: FORUM ANNOUNCEMENTS   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:01 am   Subject: Welcome back, Matt!
I also hope that the falls were not too bad.
  Topic: Welcome back, Matt!
Matt

Replies: 10
Views: 1892

PostForum: FORUM ANNOUNCEMENTS   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:33 am   Subject: Welcome back, Matt!
Yes. She is at home, along with my father, who is doing fine.
Moving can be very stressful. Where do you live now?
I think that message boards can lead to a lot of unwanted drama between people wh ...
  Topic: Welcome back, Matt!
Matt

Replies: 10
Views: 1892

PostForum: FORUM ANNOUNCEMENTS   Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 2:38 pm   Subject: Welcome back, Matt!
Thanks. Wow, that was ages ago.

No to the Devic's disease. It's MS.

My PhD is finished.

I'm tired a lot. My doctor is repeating a sleep-study to see if he can find a way to put me on per ...
  Topic: Periodic health checkups of no value?
Matt

Replies: 3
Views: 986

PostForum: GENERAL   Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:22 am   Subject: Periodic health checkups of no value?
I guess I don't know what a "general wellness check is". I thought it had to be the same thing as a hernia.
  Topic: Periodic health checkups of no value?
Matt

Replies: 3
Views: 986

PostForum: GENERAL   Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:44 pm   Subject: Periodic health checkups of no value?
Well, I just found out that I am prediabetic, and three of the hernias that I never saw a doctor about should probably be fixed. So, I am not totally convinced of this. But, maybe I am a statistical ...
  Topic: Terror from the right
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 984

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:41 pm   Subject: Terror from the right
Indeed, very frightening.
  Topic: Secession as a radical right wing propaganda
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 1035

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:40 pm   Subject: Secession as a radical right wing propaganda
LMAO. I posted something like that on another board (but I only said that the US would be better off without those specific people who want to separate), and I got really chewed out. It's nice to he ...
  Topic: Interesting article
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 1008

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:38 pm   Subject: Interesting article
Interesting. Fundamentalism seems to depend on a rigid structure even though there is no real church hierarchy--no Pope, no vast collection of nuns, priests, bishops, cardinals, etc.

Instead, ther ...
  Topic: Welcome, Howie!
Matt

Replies: 3
Views: 1198

PostForum: FORUM ANNOUNCEMENTS   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:25 am   Subject: Welcome, Howie!
Yeah, I know howie.
  Topic: Myths about water-drinking
Matt

Replies: 7
Views: 1429

PostForum: GENERAL   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:24 am   Subject: Myths about water-drinking
Not a surprise to me, particularly. It's interesting how much unsubstatiated BS gets perpetrated, though.
  Topic: Terror from the right
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 984

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 1:17 pm   Subject: Terror from the right
It seems like it might be going up over time.

http://splcenter.org/get-informed/publications/terror-from-the-right
  Topic: Welcome, Howie!
Matt

Replies: 3
Views: 1198

PostForum: FORUM ANNOUNCEMENTS   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:56 am   Subject: Welcome, Howie!
Welcome Howie.
  Topic: Secession as a radical right wing propaganda
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 1035

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:55 am   Subject: Secession as a radical right wing propaganda
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/11/14/radical-right-joins-in-secession-frenzy/
  Topic: Interesting article
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 1008

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:18 am   Subject: Interesting article
It tries to explain the link between fundamentalism and racism...two things that must be statistically related, but obviously with exceptions.

http://www.scienceandreligiontoday.com/2010/04/20/why- ...
  Topic: Wiki on speech laws in different countries
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 1099

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:06 am   Subject: Wiki on speech laws in different countries
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hate_speech
  Topic: Fascism in Italy
Matt

Replies: 12
Views: 3514

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 1:36 pm   Subject: Fascism in Italy
I clicked on all of thee different far-right groups, and all but one have been busted by the govenment. GO CANADA!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Canadian_far-right_political_movements
  Topic: Fascism in Italy
Matt

Replies: 12
Views: 3514

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 11:16 am   Subject: Fascism in Italy
Wow. There are simply too many whackos in the world for it to beresnable to have guns be legal.
  Topic: Fascism in Italy
Matt

Replies: 12
Views: 3514

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 9:46 am   Subject: Fascism in Italy
I also really believe in gun control. The right to bear arms ws so that people could overthrow a tyrannical govenment. We are far past the stage where any group of citizens is able to take on the US ...
  Topic: Fascism in Italy
Matt

Replies: 12
Views: 3514

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:01 pm   Subject: Fascism in Italy
I used to really believe in freedom of speech, but Canada does have anti hate speach legislation, and it realy does help the government to fight neo-nazi groups like the heritage front...groups that w ...
  Topic: (Article) Doctor training aided by drug industry cash
Matt

Replies: 4
Views: 1628

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 9:37 am   Subject: (Article) Doctor training aided by drug industry cash
I honestly don't know. I would hesitate to assume that because too many people assume just as you do, and if everyone is assuming wrong, the media might not be paying enough attention to what it shou ...
  Topic: Fascism in Italy
Matt

Replies: 12
Views: 3514

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 9:35 am   Subject: Fascism in Italy
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/nov/07/italy-right-wing-gianfranco-fini
  Topic: (Article) Doctor training aided by drug industry cash
Matt

Replies: 4
Views: 1628

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:23 pm   Subject: (Article) Doctor training aided by drug industry cash
That is just terrible.
  Topic: Fascism in Italy
Matt

Replies: 12
Views: 3514

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2010 2:50 pm   Subject: Fascism in Italy
This is more recent

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/worldhotnews/read.php?newsid=30080584

Maybe so, but I really think that the reason is that so many Republicans don't want to hear it because h ...
  Topic: Fascism in Italy
Matt

Replies: 12
Views: 3514

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2010 10:51 am   Subject: Fascism in Italy
I spent hours looking for updates on the situation but could not. I am glad that you found that. Thank you for posting it.

Very depressing
  Topic: Roma in Italy
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 1229

PostForum: GENERAL   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 3:00 pm   Subject: Roma in Italy
Sounds interesting.

Yeah, it horrifies me too.

Our media just doesn't cover a lot of things that it should. People are only concerned about whether or not Berlusconi supports our presdents, not ...
  Topic: Fascism in Italy
Matt

Replies: 12
Views: 3514

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 2:57 pm   Subject: Fascism in Italy
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/plight-of-the-roma-echoes-of-mussolini-855436.html
  Topic: Roma in Italy
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 1229

PostForum: GENERAL   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 10:06 am   Subject: Roma in Italy
http://www.the-peoples-forum.com/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=2221
  Topic: Preliminary CCSVI study report - Buffalo
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 609

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 2:16 pm   Subject: Preliminary CCSVI study report - Buffalo
Not what I was expecting! Two possibilities come to mnd. CCSVI might make MS worse...and a large portion of people without CCSVI would then remain unknowing of their MS. Some gene or environmental ...
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2010 1:56 pm   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
So, basd on the dsign of their study and their "excitement", we can almost predict what they have found...lesion location and Iron deposiion correlate to the pattern of reflux or venous overload in pa ...
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:33 am   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
A news letter explaining that they have made some groundbreking discoveries down in buffalo.

http://www.bnac.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/bnac_newsletter_02-04-2010.pdf
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2010 6:04 pm   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
I guess I was wrong. It was written by doctor Simka


http://csvi-ms.net/en/content/how-perform-doppler-examination-multiple-sclerosis-patient-dr-simka
  Topic: Newest US Senator was once "American's sexiest man"
Matt

Replies: 5
Views: 1852

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2010 5:36 pm   Subject: Newest US Senator was once "American's sexiest man"
Here he is...beware...it is PG-13

http://www.cosmopolitan.com/celebrity/news/scott-brown-nude-in-cosmo

His hair has definitely improved over the years.

t amazes me that some people thought a ...
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2010 3:03 pm   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
This test sound quite involved not to mention difficult.

http://csvi-ms.net/files/multiple%20sclerosis-USG.pdf

He does note that there are a variety of structural abnormalities that can be found ...
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:26 pm   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
That was written by a charity group in the UK that does telephone counciling of MS patients. "The Multiple Sclerosis Resource Center:

Registered Charity No 1033731
  Topic: Newest US Senator was once "American's sexiest man"
Matt

Replies: 5
Views: 1852

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:20 pm   Subject: Newest US Senator was once "American's sexiest man"
Some times it can be really hard to put the cute dumb ones in their place, but somebody's gotta do it.
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2010 3:30 pm   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
A lot of informationon what is going on in ccvsi research.

http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm?fuseaction=show&pageid=2944&CFID=3116489&CFTOKEN=23588997
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:28 am   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
This test sound quite involved not to mention difficult.

http://csvi-ms.net/files/multiple%20sclerosis-USG.pdf

He does note that there are a variety of structural abnormalities that can be found ...
  Topic: review of MS mimickers
Matt

Replies: 18
Views: 9221

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 1:49 pm   Subject: review of MS mimickers
antiphospholipid syndrome...a blood clotting disorder

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/538170
  Topic: Newest US Senator was once "American's sexiest man"
Matt

Replies: 5
Views: 1852

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:38 am   Subject: Newest US Senator was once "American's sexiest man"
So, is he hot? He may be no good as a politician, but, if he's hot, he has some value on this world.
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:34 am   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
The more I think about this, the more I think that the buffalo team may find some well sought-after answers.

If CCSVI is a symptom of MS, then we would expect the same type of abnormality in everyo ...
  Topic: (Abstract) Placebo-controlled trial of oral fingolimod...
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 840

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:25 am   Subject: (Abstract) Placebo-controlled trial of oral fingolimod...

Causes of study discontinuation and adverse events related to fingolimod included bradycardia and atrioventricular conduction block at the time of fingolimod initiation, macular edema, elevated liv ...
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:00 am   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
There is already a petition to make the procedure available. Once there is better evidence, therecan be no question of the strength of the patiet lobby, unless the evidence shows the procedure to be ...
  Topic: Tysabri and PML: Call and complain to Biogen.
Matt

Replies: 17
Views: 3727

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 8:45 am   Subject: Tysabri and PML: Call and complain to Biogen.
Great going!
  Topic: Starting a new job Monday
Matt

Replies: 10
Views: 3405

PostForum: GENERAL   Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2010 4:56 pm   Subject: Starting a new job Monday
Terrific! You have made my day. I like hearng news like this.
  Topic: (Abstract) "Waiting for the worms"
Matt

Replies: 1
Views: 575

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2010 4:54 pm   Subject: (Abstract) "Waiting for the worms"
Very interesting
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2010 10:02 am   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
This is what the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada says


Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) and MS: Overview and FAQ
Overview
Last updated: 2009-12-17

News Flash

T ...
  Topic: CCSVI poll
Matt

Replies: 6
Views: 1731

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2010 1:18 pm   Subject: CCSVI poll
Well, your perspective also makes sense.

He says that they are all now doing fine in terms o venous function, even tough he had to repeat he prcedure in 50%. So, if he follows them, and none of th ...
  Topic: CCSVI poll
Matt

Replies: 6
Views: 1731

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:47 am   Subject: CCSVI poll
A very understandable perspective you have.
  Topic: CCSVI poll
Matt

Replies: 6
Views: 1731

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:28 am   Subject: CCSVI poll
Well...I am the one who said he would want it fixed regardless. I figure that abnormal bloodflow in the brain simply cannot be a good thing. But, when I recall reading about certain phenomena like p ...
  Topic: CCSVI poll
Matt

Replies: 6
Views: 1731

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2010 7:32 am   Subject: CCSVI poll
I think this is a relavant question that may shape future tretment of CCSCI.
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2010 6:10 pm   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
They say that they will be contacting people after they process the first 500 patients...end of January. Hopefully, they a smart enough to use the first groupto stablish a criteria to test on the sec ...
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2010 1:49 pm   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Well...

I appled by internet to be part of the study down in buffalo. Tey are looking for people that fulfill the McDonald criteria for MS who want to undergo Zamboni's tests, to see how well they ...
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 3:14 pm   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
This article describes the test pretty well.

http://jnnp.bmj.com/content/80/4/392/T4.expansion.html
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 1:18 pm   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
I sorta like this review of the issues.

http://ms-info.ca/node/15499
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 9:36 am   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Well, clearly ,at least four studies need to be done.
A) Is it really 100% of MS patients that have thisÉ Is it really 0% of people withot MSÉ
B) Is it present in people with MS from the beginnin ...
  Topic: Tysabri and PML: Call and complain to Biogen.
Matt

Replies: 17
Views: 3727

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 9:28 am   Subject: Tysabri and PML: Call and complain to Biogen.
Thags are going grat for me. Thank you for asking.
  Topic: Tysabri and PML: Call and complain to Biogen.
Matt

Replies: 17
Views: 3727

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2010 5:57 pm   Subject: Tysabri and PML: Call and complain to Biogen.
I agree with your position 100%. I would want all of the information they could possibly give me if I were taking that drug. I hasn`t been my favorite drug company for quite some time, but they are i ...
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2010 4:58 pm   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Sorry to hear about the driving cricket!
  Topic: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
Matt

Replies: 65
Views: 28403

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2010 4:56 pm   Subject: CCSVI--possible new underlying cause of MS?
I am so excited about this one.

It looks like we may have a new diagnostic test that shows positive in 100% of MS patients and which is very specific to MS. More importantly, it is probably the ro ...
  Topic: Movements within Christianity
Matt

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Views: 2883

PostForum: FIGHT CLUB - BRING IT ON!   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 2:50 pm   Subject: Movements within Christianity
Another interesting article that also points to an attempted defense at slavery being the reason for the development of american fundamentalist ideology in the South.

http://liberalslikechrist.org/ ...
  Topic: Movements within Christianity
Matt

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Views: 2883

PostForum: FIGHT CLUB - BRING IT ON!   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 2:39 pm   Subject: Movements within Christianity
It must be so. They drove the Southern Baptists out of the faith because they wanted to embrace abolitionism as part of their religious movement and ideology.

I know that it is not just me, but ma ...
  Topic: Movements within Christianity
Matt

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Views: 2883

PostForum: FIGHT CLUB - BRING IT ON!   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 1:15 pm   Subject: Movements within Christianity
Given what this article says and how widespread the Southern Baptist church is, that article must be correct, to a certain extent.

http://www.edwardtbabinski.us/religion/southern_baptist_history.ht ...
  Topic: debunking some BS propaganda about the civil war
Matt

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PostForum: FIGHT CLUB - BRING IT ON!   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 5:05 pm   Subject: debunking some BS propaganda about the civil war
Quaint southern customs, eh? You really crack me up.

But, interestingly, the issue of Northern racism has been raised on another board. The way the whites in the North treated the Indians was ano ...
  Topic: Movements within Christianity
Matt

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Views: 2883

PostForum: FIGHT CLUB - BRING IT ON!   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 5:01 pm   Subject: Movements within Christianity
But, the basic thesis that religion was BEHIND the civil war must be incorrect. Some people used religion to try to justify the civil war, but it couldn't have been as central a factor as this articl ...
  Topic: Movements within Christianity
Matt

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Views: 2883

PostForum: FIGHT CLUB - BRING IT ON!   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 11:07 am   Subject: Movements within Christianity
This I think is one of the most fundamental problems with Christianity. It is becoming Southernized, which causes resentment from people on the political left.

http://atheism.about.com/od/christia ...
  Topic: debunking some BS propaganda about the civil war
Matt

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Views: 1846

PostForum: FIGHT CLUB - BRING IT ON!   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 8:10 am   Subject: debunking some BS propaganda about the civil war
http://www.reason.com/news/show/28132.html
  Topic: Something to ponder about
Matt

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Views: 7857

PostForum: DEPORTMENT DEPARTMENT   Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:31 pm   Subject: Something to ponder about
No matter the reason, it's all very sad when someone decides to end their life prematurely. I can understand why someone would due to terminal illness, especially if a lot of pain was sure to follow, ...
  Topic: Fun site
Matt

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Views: 1520

PostForum: FIGHT CLUB - BRING IT ON!   Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 10:36 am   Subject: Fun site
Indeed
  Topic: Fun site
Matt

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Views: 1520

PostForum: FIGHT CLUB - BRING IT ON!   Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 5:33 am   Subject: Fun site
http://www.altacocker.com/
  Topic: Something to ponder about
Matt

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Views: 7857

PostForum: DEPORTMENT DEPARTMENT   Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 11:05 am   Subject: Something to ponder about
You just explained why some trouble makers really get to me. I am really sorry to hear about this guy. These boards are so big, tuicides are known to happen every now and then.
  Topic: Associating w/women might be bad for men, study shows
Matt

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Views: 1468

PostForum: GENERAL   Posted: Sat May 30, 2009 8:35 am   Subject: Associating w/women might be bad for men, study shows
Small talk is not my thing. So, you might have a good point there. I tend to stick to serious conversations.
  Topic: Three years with this board
Matt

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Views: 2554

PostForum: FORUM ANNOUNCEMENTS   Posted: Fri May 29, 2009 2:07 pm   Subject: Three years with this board
Yeah...tx so much for the awesome board!
  Topic: Associating w/women might be bad for men, study shows
Matt

Replies: 4
Views: 1468

PostForum: GENERAL   Posted: Fri May 29, 2009 1:59 pm   Subject: Associating w/women might be bad for men, study shows
Men sure do have a lot of testosterone. It has a huge affect on our concentration.
  Topic: review of MS mimickers
Matt

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Views: 9221

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri May 08, 2009 2:32 pm   Subject: review of MS mimickers
As for the causes of INO...

http://www.neuroophthalmology.ca/textbook/INO.html
  Topic: bummage about benign MS
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 794

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun May 03, 2009 9:28 pm   Subject: bummage about benign MS
Good to see you too Agate. I guess I should stop seeing a hospital affiliated neuro;ogist...hmmmf!
  Topic: bummage about benign MS
Matt

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Views: 794

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun May 03, 2009 5:58 pm   Subject: bummage about benign MS
This article has me totally bummed out. It would have said that I have a 15% chance of minimal disability in 22 years, accept that I am male, with an onset age of 28, and it began with motor symptoms ...
  Topic: Historic time
Matt

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Views: 1740

PostForum: GENERAL   Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 3:48 pm   Subject: Historic time
Great quotes! A lot of people's hopes are being restored with this election.
  Topic: (Article) MS progression predictable with MRI?
Matt

Replies: 2
Views: 831

PostForum: MS - RESEARCH, ARTICLES, ABSTRACTS, DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 12:41 pm   Subject: (Article) MS progression predictable with MRI?
Yep. The avonex guy...I fired him because he didn't prescribe Beta or Rebif.

Luckily, he found no Iron deposits on my MRI.
  Topic: This guy is running for president?
Matt

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Views: 2805

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2008 12:07 pm   Subject: This guy is running for president?
I really like it. Thanks for contributing to the Obama campaign. CNN was saying last time around that they predicted a Bush victory because younger voters don't make it to the polls. After the shoc ...
  Topic: This guy is running for president?
Matt

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Views: 2805

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2008 2:10 pm   Subject: This guy is running for president?
Interesting...that might explain why McCain has so much less money for his campaign than Obama does...they are saving up their money...SHOOT
  Topic: This guy is running for president?
Matt

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Views: 2805

PostForum: THE NEWS   Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2008 9:15 am   Subject: This guy is running for president?
http://thinkprogress.org/2008/04/08/mccain-confused-about-al-qaeda-again-suggests-its-a-sect-of-shiites/
  Topic: Canadian election - Mr. Soul - you out there?
Matt

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Views: 13593

PostForum: FIGHT CLUB - BRING IT ON!   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:50 pm   Subject: Canadian election - Mr. Soul - you out there?
Well, hopefully the liberals will replace Dion with someone more popular. Hopefully, Canada will survive this minority government.
  Topic: Canadian election - Mr. Soul - you out there?
Matt

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Views: 13593

PostForum: FIGHT CLUB - BRING IT ON!   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:04 pm   Subject: Canadian election - Mr. Soul - you out there?
And, just so that we know who has been reelected, thankfully with another minority government.


Mr. Harper is a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance, a conservative evangelical Christia ...
  Topic: Canadian election - Mr. Soul - you out there?
Matt

Replies: 38
Views: 13593

PostForum: FIGHT CLUB - BRING IT ON!   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:29 am   Subject: Canadian election - Mr. Soul - you out there?
Well, cricket, your point about splitting the vote is well taken. The conservatives have more seats than the NDP and the Liberals combined even though more people voted for either the liberal party o ...
 
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