Encephalomyelitis

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Encephalomyelitis

Encephalomyelitis is the general term to describ brain/spinal cord inflammation. This is caused by a number of specific diseases such as: acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, encephalomyelitis disseminata, equine encephalomyelitis, myalgic encephalomyelitis, and experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 641 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Anemoside A3 ameliorates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis by modulating T helper 17 cell response.
 

Author(s): Fanny C F Ip, Yu Pong Ng, Terry C T Or, Peiran Sun, Guangmiao Fu, Jessica Y H Li, Wen-Cai Ye, Tom H Cheung, Nancy Y Ip

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Anemoside A3 (AA3) is a natural triterpenoid glycoside isolated from the root of Pulsatilla chinensis (Bunge) Regel. We previously showed that AA3 exhibits cognitive-enhancing and neuroprotective properties. In the present study, we demonstrated that AA3 modulates inflammatory responses ...

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2017

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Effects of Bu Shen Yi sui capsule on NogoA/NgR and its signaling pathways RhoA/ROCK in mice with experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Ling Fang, Yongqiang Wang, Qi Zheng, Tao Yang, Peiyuan Zhao, Hui Zhao, Qiuxia Zhang, Yuanyuan Zhao, Fang Qi, Kangning Li, Zhenzhen Chen, Junling Li, Nan Zhang, Yongping Fan, Lei Wang

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Axon growth inhibitory factors NogoA/Nogo receptor (NgR) and its signaling pathways RhoA/Rho kinase (ROCK) play a critical role in the repair of nerve damage in multiple sclerosis (MS). Bu Shen Yi Sui Capsule (BSYSC) is an effective Chinese formula utilized to treat MS in clinical ...

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2017

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Post-dengue acute disseminated encephalomyelitis: A case report and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Mohamed Gomaa Kamel, Nguyen Tran Nam, Nguyen Huu Bao Han, Abd-Elaziz El-Shabouny, Abd-ElRahman Mohamed Makram, Fatma Abd-Elshahed Abd-Elhay, Tran Ngoc Dang, Nguyen Le Trung Hieu, Vu Thi Que Huong, Trinh Huu Tung, Kenji Hirayama, Nguyen Tien Huy

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Dengue is one of the most common infectious diseases. The aim of this study was to systematically review acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and to represent a new case.

Last Updated: 30 Jun 2017

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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 70 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Alphavirus Encephalomyelitis: Mechanisms and Approaches to Prevention of Neuronal Damage.
 

Author(s): Diane E Griffin

Journal: Neurotherapeutics. 2016 Jul;13(3):455-60.

 

Mosquito-borne viruses are important causes of death and long-term neurologic disability due to encephalomyelitis. Studies of mice infected with the alphavirus Sindbis virus have shown that outcome is dependent on the age and genetic background of the mouse and virulence of the infecting ...

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2016

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Efficacy of rintatolimod in the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME).
 

Author(s): William M Mitchell

Journal: Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol. 2016 Jun;9(6):755-70.

 

Chronic fatigue syndrome/ Myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a poorly understood seriously debilitating disorder in which disabling fatigue is an universal symptom in combination with a variety of variable symptoms. The only drug in advanced clinical development is rintatolimod, ...

Last Updated: 25 May 2016

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Adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells modulate the immune response in chronic experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis model.
 

Author(s): Sally M Shalaby, Norhan A Sabbah, Taisir Saber, Reda A Abdel Hamid

Journal: IUBMB Life. 2016 Feb;68(2):106-15.

 

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune inflammatory neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system (CNS) that disrupts the myelin sheath, leading to dysfunction of the brain and spinal cord. No curative treatment is known for MS. Mesenchymal stem cells, through their immunomodulatory ...

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2016

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Management Of Acute Disseminating Encephalomyelitis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

 

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2017

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Safety and Immunogenicity of Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis Vaccine in Healthy Adults
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus Disease

 

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2017

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Reducing Orthostatic Intolerance With Oral Rehydration in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Myalgic Encephalomyelitis; Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease (SEID); Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS); Neurally Mediated Syncope (NMS)

 

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2017

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