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

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis: a call to the clinicians for keeping this rare condition on clinical radar.
 

Author(s): Liaqat Ali Chaudhry, Waseem Babur, Ghazala Aslam Chaudhry, Feddah Eid Al-Atawi, Asirvatham Alwin Robert

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Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis is a rare disease of central nervous system, which can present with a variety of clinical manifestations. That is why first attack of ADEM, in particular remains a diagnostic puzzle. Early anticipation and diagnosis is important for better outcomes. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) up-regulates the mitochondrial activity and manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) in the mouse renal cortex.
 

Author(s): Balamurugan Packialakshmi, Xiaoming Zhou

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Increases of the activity of mitochondrial electron transport chain generally lead to increases of production of ATP and reactive oxygen species (ROS) as by-products. MnSOD is the first line of defense against the stress induced by mitochondrial ROS. Our previous studies demonstrated ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Therapeutic Potential of Pien Tze Huang on Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis Rat.
 

Author(s): Xuemei Qiu, Hui Luo, Xue Liu, Qingqing Guo, Kang Zheng, Danping Fan, Jiawen Shen, Cheng Lu, Xiaojuan He, Ge Zhang, Aiping Lu

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (CNS). There is still lack of commercially viable treatment currently. Pien Tze Huang (PZH), a traditional Chinese medicine, has been proved to have anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 82 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Evidence for an autoimmune disease.
 

Author(s): Franziska Sotzny, Julià Blanco, Enrica Capelli, Jesús Castro-Marrero, Sophie Steiner, Modra Murovska, Carmen Scheibenbogen,

Journal: Autoimmun Rev. 2018 Jun;17(6):601-609.

 

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a frequent and severe chronic disease drastically impairing life quality. The underlying pathomechanism is incompletely understood yet but there is convincing evidence that in at least a subset of patients ME/CFS has an ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Splitting the "Unsplittable": Dissecting Resident and Infiltrating Macrophages in Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Tobias Koeniger, Stefanie Kuerten

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Macrophages predominate the inflammatory landscape within multiple sclerosis (MS) lesions, not only regarding cellularity but also with respect to the diverse functions this cell fraction provides during disease progression and remission. Researchers have been well aware of the fact ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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What treatments work for anxiety in children with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)? Systematic review.
 

Author(s): Sarah Victoria Ellen Stoll, Esther Crawley, Victoria Richards, Nishita Lal, Amberly Brigden, Maria E Loades

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Anxiety is more prevalent in children with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) than in the general population. A systematic review was carried out to identify which treatment methods are most effective for children with CFS and anxiety.

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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 Study of Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis (VEE) Vaccine as Booster Vaccine in Adults
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis

 

Last Updated: 6 Jul 2018

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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: 2 May 2018

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