ArchiveMarch 2012

Research: Walking Changes in Mild MS

Epub ahead of print: Sosnoff et al. Quantifying gait abnormalities in persons with multiple sclerosis with minimal disability Gait Posture. 2012 Mar 17. Source Abnormalities in gait kinematics in persons with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) who have mild disability have been noted using motion capture systems. However, it is not clear if these abnormalities can be detected with clinically feasible...

What is Open ID?

I am not sure how it works.For the open ID here is a video of how it worksThis seems abit confusing. Do what I did was I get myself gmail account from google. I then got a new email address you choose username it could be Tom, Dick or Harry or MS beater it will give you email MSbeater@gmail.com. Then use that to sign up to the blog. In Dashboard You can make up an Identity with Your name in the...

All is Quiet on the EastEnd Front

After our little verbal exchanges, it will hopefully back to the same old and new stuff about research. The bait has been swallowed and we are saited. We know many do not read the comments and I know some of my terminology is sometimes cryptic. All is quiet on the Western Front is an anti-war novel and film about the first world war “These colours do not run” is a song by Iron Maiden...

Guest Post: Prof George Ebers

Dear Prof Ebers You have been given star billing by people proporting the CCSVI lobby as a person who is not tainited by the pharma industry and are happy to report that “That clinical trials of the MS drugs are basically worthless” One of the bloggers asked “Are his comments regarding flawed outcome measures for DMDs, proof against using DMDs? The CCSVI activists certainly...

Research: Immune-mediated model to study remyelination

Epub ahead of print: Hampton et al . Focal Immune-Mediated White Matter Demyelination Reveals an Age-Associated Increase in Axonal Vulnerability and Decreased Remyelination Efficiency.Am J Pathol. 2012 Mar 15.  In addition to being an established risk factor for neurodegenerative diseases, age is increasingly recognized as adversely influencing regeneration. Accumulating evidence...

Research: Brain Shrinkage

Riccitelli et al. Mapping regional grey and white matter atrophy in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.Mult Scler. 2012 Mar 15. [Epub ahead of print] Objective: We aimed to investigate the regional distribution of grey matter (GM) and white matter (WM) atrophy in patients with relapsing-remitting (RR) MS and their relationship with gender, clinical findings, and T2 lesions. Methods: Clinical...

Research: Grey matter shrinkage in MS

Calabrese M, Seppi D, Romualdi C, Rinaldi F, Alessio S, Perini P, Gallo P. Gray Matter Pathology in MS: A 3-Year Longitudinal Study in a Pediatric Population.AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2012 Mar 15. [Epub ahead of print] BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: GM pathology is considered a major determinant of disability in MS, but the comprehension of its origin and progression rate is limited by the uncertainty of...

CCSVI Conspiracy

Based on yesterdays post about the pdf sent to the Prime minister and MPs about the MS Societies apparent collusion with Neuros and Pharma to prevent access to CCSVI. Sherlock Mouse and Dr. Whatmouse asked Dr A from Cambridge, his opinion on the slurs. Doctor Coles said“I don’t quite know why people would think we want to deny people effective treatments!” So all we need is...

CCSVIer’s Smear:These Colours Don’t Run

Given Today’s story floating round the web of myself dressed in my advent calender gear, today I am in my fighting outfit. I KNOW WE WERE TALKING ABOUT GETTING THE BLOG MORE AIRING….THANK YOU, BUT NEXT TIME PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU INCLUDE A LINK. THIS IS A REAL OPPORTUNITY MISSED. So for the people writing the ” Time to talk about the billion dollar elephant in the MS room”...

Research;Experimental Remyelination by Thyroid Hormones

Silvestroff L, Bartucci S, Pasquini J, Franco P. Cuprizone-induced demyelination in the rat cerebral cortex and thyroid hormone effects on cortical remyelination. Exp Neurol. 2012 Mar [Epub ahead of print] Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory demyelinating disease of the Central Nervous System which is characterized by multifocal demyelinated lesions dispersed throughout the brain. Although...

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