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Forum: MS Fitness Yesterday, 11:18 AM
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STUDY: Resistance training improves depression in female patients with MS

Journal of Physical Activity and Hormones
Vol 3, No. 2, Ser. 10 (June 2019), 039-054

Resistance training improves depression
in female patients with multiple sclerosis

Aida Moeini
Fariba...
Forum: Gear Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 16
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Choosing the right wheelchair

For better or for worse, I'm getting to know wheelchairs because of my multiple sclerosis. If it comes down to needing a pair of wheels, don't panic. Here's some general advice from Hhealth Central...
Forum: East North Central Region Yesterday, 11:07 AM
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Views: 9
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CHICAGO: Research Mythbusting (Oct 9)

10/9/19 Chicago, IL
Date:
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
La Villa Restaurant & Banquets
3638 N. Pulaski Rd.
Chicago, IL 60641
United States
Forum: General Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
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An overview of the current state of evidence for the role of specific diets in MS

Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders
9 September 2019

An overview of the current state of evidence for the role of specific diets in multiple sclerosis

Emily Evans, Victoria Levasseur, et al....
Forum: Virtual 09-17-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By ActiveMSers
The podcast is a bit lengthy at 40 minutes, but...

The podcast is a bit lengthy at 40 minutes, but it does go into a bunch of stories, including how we met, my failed attempt at cleaning up a dead spider, and of course beer and Cheetos get mentions....
Forum: MS Fitness 09-17-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,915
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Sounds like a crazy-fun trip, Larry. When we get...

Sounds like a crazy-fun trip, Larry. When we get together next I'd like to see pics.

As for my current training, I've managed to get in a number of rides, including a long 15 miler. I was pretty...
Forum: MS Fitness 09-13-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By ActiveMSers
STUDY: Exercise may improve sleep quality in MSers

The effects of aerobic exercise on sleep quality measures and sleep-related biomarkers in individuals with Multiple Sclerosis: a pilot randomised controlled trial

A. Al-Sharman1, H. Khalil1, K....
Forum: General 09-13-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 71
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STUDY: Induction versus escalation in MS: a 10-year real-world study

Induction versus escalation in multiple sclerosis: a 10-year real-world study

L. Prosperini1, C.R. Mancinelli2, C.M. Solaro3, V. Nociti4, S. Haggiag1, C. Cordioli2, L. De Giglio5, N. De Rossi2, S....
Forum: Virtual 09-13-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By ActiveMSers
It's up! Try this link or listen on your podcast...

It's up! Try this link or listen on your podcast app on your phone or PC. Look for Can Do MS.

https://cando-ms.blubrry.net/2019/09/12/embracing-carers-series-praising-partnerships-episode-12/
Forum: Dave's SCT Journey 09-13-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By ActiveMSers
Here is an article on the topic by MSer Ed...

Here is an article on the topic by MSer Ed Tobias. I agree with Ed, there seems to be more to this...
Forum: Dave's SCT Journey 09-11-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
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This study found more benefit for aHSCT......

This study found more benefit for aHSCT... -D

Efficacy of aHSCT and Alemtuzumab: A Case-Control Study in Hamburg MS-patients

V. Häußler1, J.-P. Stellmann1, J. Pöttgen1, C. Wolschke2, M.A. Friese1,...
Forum: Dave's SCT Journey 09-11-2019, 01:26 PM
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Views: 494
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Large study finds "AHSCT leads to a drug-free prolonged disease remission"

Efficacy of autologous Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for MS. A single-centre report of 81 patients.

C. Zhukovsky1, A. Tolf1, H. Cherif2, K. Carlson2, J. Burman1 1Neurology, 2Haematology,...
Forum: MS Fitness 09-11-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By ActiveMSers
What else could be going on here? Assuming this...

What else could be going on here? Assuming this study was done accurately, and it really was HIIT, I have a theory to explain all the anecdotal evidence that HIIT is effective in influencing...
Forum: MS Fitness 09-11-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By ActiveMSers
High-intensity aerobic exercise does not improve cognitive performance in MS

This is disappointing and surprising, given that HIIT in able-bodied does affect cognition, according to other studies. Looking solely at the abstract, the study looks solid: it was long enough, it...
Forum: Gear 09-10-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By ActiveMSers
Unfortunately, we bailed on our last outdoor...

Unfortunately, we bailed on our last outdoor event (too damn hot), so the review is still in process. I heard Dr Gretchen (the PT with a new in-house exercise program that I'll share with y'all)...
Forum: Virtual 09-10-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By ActiveMSers
PODCAST: Dave and Laura, Embracing Carers

Guess who is in a podcast with his wife? And guess who gets in trouble? Spiders, staples in skulls, flipping wheelchair, dishwasher loading and more! The podcast can be listened to September 12 as...
Forum: General 09-10-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,227
Posted By ActiveMSers
You make a great point, Rox. A calorie is not a...

You make a great point, Rox. A calorie is not a calorie. And all vegetarian food is not healthy. Case in point: while the new Impossible Burger is extremely meat-like, it's likely as bad for you as...
Forum: MS Fitness 09-10-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,842
Posted By ActiveMSers
Perhaps they did listen to me! And it appears...

Perhaps they did listen to me! And it appears based on the headline, perhaps HIIT isn't helping cognition in MS after all, even though it aids cognition in adults not affected by MS. We'll see where...
Forum: MS Fitness 09-10-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By ActiveMSers
Iva, to answer your worries about a relapse, no,...

Iva, to answer your worries about a relapse, no, exercise does not trigger them (studies confirm this). However, it can temporarily amp up symptoms. If the symptoms are sticking, then unfortunately...
Forum: MS Fitness 09-09-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By ActiveMSers
STUDY: Exercise improves fatigue in persons with Multiple Sclerosis

BREAKING from ECTRIMS

Exercise improves fatigue in persons with Multiple Sclerosis

B. Giesser1, E. Herlihy1, A. Smith1, T. Jung2, D. Thrasher3, D. Markovic4, S. Gold5 1Neurology, UCLA, Los...
Forum: Dave's SCT Journey 09-09-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By ActiveMSers
STUDY: HSCT vs Alemtuzumab (Lemtrada)

Therapeutic strategies for aggressive multiple sclerosis: a single center experience with alemtuzumab and autologous hematopoietic stem cells transplantation

G. Boffa1, C. Lapucci1, E. Sbragia1, E....
Forum: Dave's SCT Journey 09-05-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By ActiveMSers
I appears oligoclonal banding (OCB) in the CSF is...

I appears oligoclonal banding (OCB) in the CSF is the catch. If it doesn't go away, your MS is almost certainly going to return.



I expect more long-term studies will bear this conclusion out. HSCT...
Forum: General 09-05-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,227
Posted By ActiveMSers
neurox, you are absolutely correct. While based...

neurox, you are absolutely correct. While based on these results (and those from other studies), diet alone doesn't influence relapses, lesions or disability, diet clearly affects weight....
Forum: Gear 09-05-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By ActiveMSers
I discovered the vest from this story on The...

I discovered the vest from this story on The Daily Beast.

SEMPER FUR
How a Cooling Vest Invented by a Furry Made Its Way Into the U.S. Military

From a Navy site in Japan to an Air Force base in...
Forum: Gear 09-05-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By ActiveMSers
Cooling vest inspired by "furries" or people in fuzzy mascot costumes

I haven't tested the vests from EZCOOLDOWN, but they check the right boxes, with phase change cooling packs, tight design, and a weight that is acceptable. They don't list a category for "medical"...
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