Encephalomyelitis

Common Name(s)

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

Astragalosides from Radix Astragali benefits experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in C57BL /6 mice at multiple levels.
 

Author(s): Yi-Xin He, Min Du, Hai-Lian Shi, Fei Huang, Hong-Shuai Liu, Hui Wu, Bei-Bei Zhang, Wei Dou, Xiao-Jun Wu, Zheng-Tao Wang

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Radix Astragali is famous for its beneficial effect on inflammation associated diseases. This study was to assess the efficacy of astragalosides (AST) extracted from Radix Astragali, on the progression of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), and explore its possible underlying ...

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2014

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A comparison of health status in patients meeting alternative definitions for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Samantha C Johnston, Ekua W Brenu, Sharni L Hardcastle, Teilah K Huth, Donald R Staines, Sonya M Marshall-Gradisnik

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Several diagnostic definitions are available for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) that varies significantly in their symptom criteria. This pilot study was conducted to determine whether simple biological and clinical measures differed between CFS/ME patients ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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No evidence of XMRV provirus sequences in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and individuals with unspecified encephalopathy.
 

Author(s): Santa Rasa, Zaiga Nora-Krukle, Svetlana Chapenko, Angelika Krumina, Silvija Roga, Modra Murovska

Journal: New Microbiol.. 2014 Jan;37(1):17-24.

 

Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) has been considered a possible trigger of myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and could also be linked with unspecified encephalopathy. The aim of this study was to analyse the frequency of XMRV proviral ...

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2014

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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 53 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Altered immune response to exercise in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: a systematic literature review.
 

Author(s): Jo Nijs, Andrea Nees, Lorna Paul, Margot De Kooning, Kelly Ickmans, Mira Meeus, Jessica Van Oosterwijck

Journal: Exerc Immunol Rev. 2014 ;20():94-116.

 

An increasing number of studies have examined how the immune system of patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), or myalgic encephalomyelitis, responds to exercise. The objective of the present study was to systematically review the scientific literature addressing exercise-induced ...

Last Updated: 30 Jun 2014

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The experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) model of MS: utility for understanding disease pathophysiology and treatment.
 

Author(s): Andrew P Robinson, Christopher T Harp, Avertano Noronha, Stephen D Miller

Journal: Handb Clin Neurol. 2014 ;122():173-89.

 

While no single model can exactly recapitulate all aspects of multiple sclerosis (MS), animal models are essential in understanding the induction and pathogenesis of the disease and to develop therapeutic strategies that limit disease progression and eventually lead to effective treatments ...

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2014

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Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and encephalomyelitis disseminata/multiple sclerosis show remarkable levels of similarity in phenomenology and neuroimmune characteristics.
 

Author(s): Gerwyn Morris, Michael Maes

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'Encephalomyelitis disseminata' (multiple sclerosis) and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) are both classified as diseases of the central nervous system by the World Health Organization. This review aims to compare the phenomenological and neuroimmune characteristics ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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B-cell Depletion Using the Monoclonal Anti-CD20 Antibody Rituximab in Very Severe Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

 

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2014

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Psychological Wellbeing in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2014

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Use of a Monitor in ME/CFS
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2013

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