Sunday, 24 January 2010

Media watch

It's been a busy week in the media, even by MS standards

On Monday we had new oral tablets that will do what the injections do at the moment - Fingolimod and Cladribine Tablets  http://bit.ly/8ILSCT
Unfortunately Fox news reported a big BUT... http://bit.ly/4yRqA3

On Wednesday the Daily Mirror reported on a pioneering operation
"Many ­experts believe MS is caused by a faulty immune system, but a number of ­doctors now believe damage caused to the nervous system in MS is actually from poor blood flow in the chest, neck and head."
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2010/01/17/have-doctors-found-a-cure-for-ms-115875-21973347/

On Thursday another new tablet (Amprya, generic name dalfampridine formerly known as fampridine SR) promised to do even more:-  http://bit.ly/55yneE 

On Friday, mice, obviously feeling outdone by the hamsters got involved: -
A mutation in a gene called ZFP191 causes central nervous system myelination problems in mice that are similar to what occurs in humans with multiple sclerosis, new research has found.  http://bit.ly/55yneE

By the weekend there was reports that plenty of sunshine will help:- http://bit.ly/6Xsfo2

And on Sunday we all decided to move to New Jersey :-
Trenton: Legal pot, for the sick:   http://bit.ly/7THsuY

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