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Try looking in the monthly archives. February 2016

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Norwegian Fjords

 
On the Lysefjord
Since Ian cannot post tonight, I thought I would share with you a blog I wrote about 3 years ago.
There are few things more majestic than a scenic ride into the Norwegian Fjords by boat. First, you pass […]

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Taking the rough with the smooth

In my wheelchair on a better day.
As everyone affected by multiple sclerosis knows, whether living with it personally or because someone close to you has it, there will be good and bad times. Some may be limited to a day; […]

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New clinic in Mexico to open to treat chronic diseases – but including a very different stem cell treatment

Dr Jose Romo
There is a second clinic being set up in Mexico that claims it is going to be offering various treatments, including stem cell therapy, at a fraction of the price of Clinic Ruiz.
It is important to realise, though, […]

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Madeleine McCann mystery: We may never know truth

 
Left: A poster issued as part of the search. Right: All smiles from Kate and Gerry McCann as they leave church on Madeleine’s 4th birthday, May 12 2007, just nine days after their daughter went missing.
Strange and unsolved, the case […]

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Natural ‘cure’ for MS was patented in USA

 
Dr Michelle Kmiec
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Did you know that there is a US government approved patent for a natural ‘cure’ for multiple sclerosis? Yes, it’s true. The patent includes niacin, otherwise known as vitamin B3, and was granted in 2004.
That’s right, this supposed […]

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Government wages ‘disability war’ on benefit claims

 

For those of you outside the UK, as I am now, it must be difficult to understand what is happening there with government policies seeming to be continually targeting disabled people including those with multiple sclerosis and all other physical […]

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Naturally occurring protein could lead to myelin repair

An American pharmaceutical company claims to be developing a process that has promoted remyelination in two animal models ‘commonly used’ for multiple sclerosis research. Details of the process using Thymosin beta4, which is a protein that occurs naturally in the […]

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Breastfeeding is so natural and so needed worldwide

Numbers of mothers breastfeeding their youngsters vary widely throughout the world and particularly when you look at those still breastfeeding after 12 months.
While breastfeeding is popular in places like Senegal, Gambia and Ethiopia, in other countries such as the USA […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem caught in storm but don’t panic, Captain Claus is so cool in command

Captain Claus Andersen with me on board Anthem of the Seas while crossing the Atlantic last year.
News that Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship Anthem of the Seas was hit by a bad storm with hurricane force winds and huge waves on […]

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BBC Panorama was about treatment of just four patients – not for-and-against HSCT

Please note: As with all posts on my 50shadesofsun.com blog, all opinions are mine. Usually, I leave that unsaid but on this occasion I want it clearly understood that I am speaking for myself – not for any Facebook group […]

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