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 619 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cytomegalovirus-associated encephalomyelitis in an immunocompetent adult: a two-stage attack of direct viral and delayed immune-mediated invasions. case report.
 

Author(s): Kensuke Daida, Yuta Ishiguro, Hiroto Eguchi, Yutaka Machida, Nobutaka Hattori, Hideto Miwa

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It is clinically rare to find cytomegalovirus (CMV)-associated encephalomyelitis in immunocompetent adults. Here, we present the case of an adult patient who developed acute transverse myelitis that was followed by immune-mediated disseminated encephalomyelitis.

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2016

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ERK1/2, MEK1/2 and p38 downstream signalling molecules impaired in CD56 dim CD16+ and CD56 bright CD16 dim/- natural killer cells in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis patients.
 

Author(s): Teilah Kathryn Huth, Donald Staines, Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik

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Natural Killer (NK) cell effector functions are dependent on phosphorylation of the mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPK) pathway to produce an effective immune response for the clearance of target cells infected with viruses, bacteria or malignantly transformed cells. Intracellular ...

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2016

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How do women with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis rate quality and coordination of healthcare services? A cross-sectional study.
 

Author(s): Anne Helen Hansen, Olaug S Lian

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To test the association between self-rated health and self-rated degree of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), and CFS/ME patients' assessment of quality of primary care, specialist care and coordination of care.

Last Updated: 5 Apr 2016

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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 68 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Therapeutic Approach to the Management of Pediatric Demyelinating Disease: Multiple Sclerosis and Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): J Nicholas Brenton, Brenda L Banwell

Journal: Neurotherapeutics. 2016 Jan;13(1):84-95.

 

Acquired pediatric demyelinating diseases manifest acutely with optic neuritis, transverse myelitis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, or with various other acute deficits in focal or polyfocal areas of the central nervous system. Patients may experience a monophasic illness (as ...

Last Updated: 16 May 2016

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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: Symptoms and Biomarkers.
 

Author(s): Leonard A Jason, Marcie L Zinn, Mark A Zinn

Journal: Curr Neuropharmacol. 2015 ;13(5):701-34.

 

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) continues to cause significant morbidity worldwide with an estimated one million cases in the United States. Hurdles to establishing consensus to achieve accurate evaluation of patients with ME continue, fueled by poor agreement about case definitions, ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2015

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Peptide immunotherapy in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Stephen M Anderton

Journal: Biomed J. ;38(3):206-14.

 

We now have potent drugs available to treat the inflammatory component of multiple sclerosis (MS). However, not all patients respond, the drugs are not curative, and the associated risks to beneficial immune surveillance are considerable. A more desirable approach is to specifically ...

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2015

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Oral Melatonin Plus Zinc Supplementation in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic; Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

 

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2016

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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: 29 Jul 2016

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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Chronic Fatigue at the National Institutes of Health
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2017

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