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

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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Restrained Th17 response and myeloid cell infiltration into the central nervous system by human decidua-derived mesenchymal stem cells during experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Beatriz Bravo, Marta I Gallego, Ana I Flores, Rafael Bornstein, Alba Puente-Bedia, Javier Hernández, Paz de la Torre, Elena García-Zaragoza, Raquel Perez-Tavarez, Jesús Grande, Alicia Ballester, Sara Ballester

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Multiple sclerosis is a widespread inflammatory demyelinating disease. Several immunomodulatory therapies are available, including interferon-β, glatiramer acetate, natalizumab, fingolimod, and mitoxantrone. Although useful to delay disease progression, they do not provide a definitive ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2016

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An Adult Case of Anti-Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein (MOG) Antibody-associated Multiphasic Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis at 33-year Intervals.
 

Author(s): Soichiro Numa, Takashi Kasai, Takayuki Kondo, Yukie Kushimura, Ayaka Kimura, Hisashi Takahashi, Kanako Morita, Akihiro Tanaka, Yu-Ichi Noto, Tomoyuki Ohara, Masanori Nakagawa, Toshiki Mizuno

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2016 ;55(6):699-702.

 

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) followed by optic neuritis (ON) has been reported as a distinct phenotype associated with anti-myelin oligodendrocyte protein (MOG) antibody. We herein report the case of a 37-year-old woman who was diagnosed with ADEM at 4 years old of ...

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2016

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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 66 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Natural killer T cells in multiple sclerosis and its animal model, experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Luc Van Kaer, Lan Wu, Vrajesh V Parekh

Journal: Immunology. 2015 Sep;146(1):1-10.

 

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes demyelination of neurons in the central nervous system. Traditional therapies for MS have involved anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive drugs with significant side effects that often only provide short-term relief. ...

Last Updated: 5 Aug 2015

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Involvement of the janus kinase/signal transducer and activator of transcription signaling pathway in multiple sclerosis and the animal model of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Etty N Benveniste, Yudong Liu, Braden C McFarland, Hongwei Qin

Journal: J. Interferon Cytokine Res.. 2014 Aug;34(8):577-88.

 

Multiple sclerosis (MS) and its animal model of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) are characterized by focal inflammatory infiltrates into the central nervous system, demyelinating lesions, axonal damage, and abundant production of cytokines that activate immune cells ...

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2014

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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: 6 Dec 2016

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Stem Cell Transplantation for Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Stiff Person Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 15 Sep 2016

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