Thursday, November 08, 2007

World Experts Gather In Cambridge To Bid To Unravel MS Genes, UK
International experts are gathering in Cambridge this week to plan the next step in their fight to unravel the genetics of multiple sclerosis (MS).The Genetics of MS workshop, part-funded by the UK's MS Society and the USA's National MS Society, brings together 50 neurologists and scientists from across the EU, the United States and Australia.
08 Nov 2007
Charity Needs Your Help To Create Quiet Time, UK
A Bournemouth charity needs your help to secure a grant of nearly £100,000 from the Big Lottery Fund in order to extend services to people with multiple sclerosis (MS) across the region. The Osborne Centre - operated by the Bournemouth branch of the MS Society - sees around 50 people affected by MS, who use its facilities three days a week.
08 Nov 2007

Scientists Find Way to Track Stem Cells in Brain
Washington Post - United States
The achievement is already opening doors to new research into depression, early childhood development and multiple sclerosis, the team's senior author said. ...
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Stem cell debate hits House panel
DetNews.com - Detroit,MI,USA
But Ann Stephenson, who suffers from multiple sclerosis and relies on a wheelchair, said it's immoral. "There is nothing I want more than to be able to live ...
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Stem Cell Leader Beike Biotech and China's Tsinghua University ...
Express Press Release (press release) - Las Vegas,NV,USA
Such a facility will put China at the forefront of the global race to engineer and reprogram human stem cells for positive medical benefit. ...
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Blood cancer patient undergoes first stem cell transplant using ...
Israel 21C - Cupertino,CA,USA
... Gamida Cell is continuing on the innovative path it forged when developing its first proprietary product, the Copaxone multiple sclerosis treatment. ...
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Millennium Pharma's MLN1202 Meets Trial Goal; Reduces Marker Of ...
RTT News - Williamsville,NY,USA
11/8/2007 2:56:06 PM Thursday, Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc. (MLNM) announced that its investigational compound, MLN1202, a novel, humanized monoclonal ...
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MS vaccine well tolerated
Checkbiotech.org (press release) - Basel,Switzerland
Bristol, UK – Apitope Technology (Bristol) Ltd., the developer of peptide-based therapies, announces the completion of dosing for all six Multiple Sclerosis ...
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In the Clinic - Dr. Harold Atkins, MD, on Marrow Stem Cells and ...
Insider Medicine - Kingston,Ontario,Canada
... Program and the Ottawa Health Research Institute, discusses bone marrow stem cells and regenerative medicine in the context of Multiple Sclerosis. ...
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Teva starts Phase III trials of oral drug laquinimod for MS
Pharma Times (subscription) - London,UK
Other companies developing oral drugs for MS in late-stage trials include Novartis with FTY720 (fiungolimod) and Merck Serono with Mylinax (cladribine), ...
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MediciNova Announces Withdrawal of Common Stock Offering
CNNMoney.com - USA
... pipeline: MN-221 for the treatment of status asthmaticus, an acute, severe asthma attack, and MN-166 for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. ...
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Health for Life M.D.
Newsweek Thu, 08 Nov 2007 9:55 AM PST
Dr. Martin A. Samuels, professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, takes your questions about neurological disorders like Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis and ALS.

Nutra Pharma Announces Designer Diagnostics Test Kit Technology to Be Presented at International Lung Health Conference
FinanzNachrichten Thu, 08 Nov 2007 6:22 AM PST
Nutra Pharma Corp. (OTCBB:NPHC), a biotechnology company that is developing drugs for HIV and Multiple Sclerosis (MS), has today announced that leading NonTuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) research scientist, Dr. Rahul Narang, will be showcasing the Designer Diagnostics test kit technology in an upcoming presentation at the 38th Union World Conference on Lung Health in South Africa.

World Experts Gather In Cambridge To Bid To Unravel MS Genes, UK
Medical News Today Thu, 08 Nov 2007 5:19 AM PST
International experts are gathering in Cambridge this week to plan the next step in their fight to unravel the genetics of multiple sclerosis (MS).The Genetics of MS workshop, part-funded by the UK's MS Society and the USA's National MS Society, brings together 50 neurologists and scientists from across the EU, the United States and Australia. [click link for full article]

Charity Needs Your Help To Create Quiet Time, UK
Medical News Today Thu, 08 Nov 2007 5:19 AM PST
A Bournemouth charity needs your help to secure a grant of nearly £100,000 from the Big Lottery Fund in order to extend services to people with multiple sclerosis (MS) across the region. The Osborne Centre - operated by the Bournemouth branch of the MS Society - sees around 50 people affected by MS, who use its facilities three days a week. [click link for full article]

Nutra Pharma Announces Designer Diagnostics Test Kit Technology to Be Presented at International Lung Health Conference
Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance Thu, 08 Nov 2007 6:00 AM PST
BOCA RATON, Fla.----Nutra Pharma Corp. , a biotechnology company that is developing drugs for HIV and Multiple Sclerosis , has today announced that leading NonTuberculous Mycobacterium research scientist, Dr.

JIMENEZ-Jason on November 6, 2007 of East Meadow, NY. Beloved son of Elizabeth (Liz) Barbera and Robert Jimenez. Beloved step-son of Aldo Scivoli. Dear brother of Eric Jimenez & his wife Vanessa. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. A Marine Corp. Sgt. Honorably discharged in 2003 and then serving in the reserves until 2007. Graduated Suma Cum Laudi from Nassau County Community College (4.0 gpa). Received the Chancellor's Award For Academic Excellence. Recently worked as a Physics Tutor for N.C.C.C. Participated in Columbia University's program at Adelphi University. Visiting N.F., WALKER, INC. 2039 Merrick Ave. Merrick, NY Thursday 7-9 P.M. & Friday 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. Funeral Mass at Cure of Ars R.C. Church, 2323 Merrick Ave., Merrick Saturday November 10, 2007 at 11A.M. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery, Westbury, NY. In lieu of flowers donations to: National Multiple Sclerosis Society, New York City Chapter for Primary Progressive Research, 733 Third Ave., Third Floor, New York, NY 10017 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, appreciated.
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