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Living With MS

Olidendrocytes and MS

https://www.google.com/webhp?tab=ww&ei=GBbEU7PvG-WYigLl14DIAQ&ved=0CAcQqS4oBA#q=oligodendrocyte+progenitor+cells   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMXf2lgddOg   Oligodendrocyte   Relapsing/ remitting type of MS (RRMS) is most commonly diagnosed. Much of the research and drugs are approved for RRMS, I wonder what is actually happening in the body with progressive MS. Multiple Sclerosis, often called MS, is a disease that affects the central nervous system (CNS): the brain, …

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Myelin Basics

MBP not involved… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeizRSgtFOI Myelin basic protein (MBP) is a protein believed to be important in the process of myelination of nerves in the nervous system. The myelin sheath is a multi-layered membrane, unique to the nervous system, that functions as an insulator to greatly increase the velocity of axonal impulse conduction.[1] MBP maintains the …

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MS Basics

MS: The Basics –  Types of Multiple Sclerosis Generally, Multiple Sclerosis follows one of 4 courses: Relapsing – Remitting MS Secondary – Progressive MS Primary – Progressive MS Progressive – Relapsing MS Relapsing – Remitting (RRMS) Most people start out with RRMS. Symptoms fade and then return off and on for many years. It is …

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Genome Revolution with Richard Resnick

Genome Revolution with Richard Resnick   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8bsCiq6hvM Ted http://www.ted.com In this accessible talk from TEDxBoston, Richard Resnick shows how cheap and fast genome sequencing is about to turn health care (and insurance, and politics) upside down.   Richard Resnick shares this information with us in a entertaining and thought-producing way. The human genomic sequencing was …

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