Pediatric multiple sclerosis

Common Name(s)

Pediatric multiple sclerosis

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Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

The mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc. is to provide programs and support services to those persons affected by MS that help them maintain their health, safety, self-sufficiency, and personal well-being; and to heighten public awareness of multiple sclerosis in order to elicit financial support for the MSF’s programs and services and promote understanding for those diagnosed with the illness.

Last Updated: 5 May 2015

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Pediatric multiple sclerosis" for support, advocacy or research.

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

The mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc. is to provide programs and support services to those persons affected by MS that help them maintain their health, safety, self-sufficiency, and personal well-being; and to heighten public awareness of multiple sclerosis in order to elicit financial support for the MSF’s programs and services and promote understanding for those diagnosed with the illness.

http://www.msfocus.org

Last Updated: 5 May 2015

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Pediatric multiple sclerosis" returned 31 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A case-control study of dietary salt intake in pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis.
 

Author(s): Jamie McDonald, Jennifer Graves, Amy Waldman, Timothy Lotze, Teri Schreiner, Anita Belman, Benjamin Greenberg, Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, Gregory Aaen, Jan-Mendelt Tillema, Janace Hart, Sabeen Lulu, Jayne Ness, Yolanda Harris, Jennifer Rubin, Meghan Candee, Lauren B Krupp, Mark Gorman, Leslie Benson, Moses Rodriguez, Tanuja Chitnis, Soe Mar, Lisa F Barcellos, Barbara Laraia, John Rose, Shelly Roalstad, Timothy Simmons, T Charles Casper, Emmanuelle Waubant

Journal: Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2016 Mar;6():87-92.

 

High salt intake may be associated with pro-inflammatory changes in the immune response, and increased clinical and MRI activity in adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2016

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Subcutaneous interferon β-1a in pediatric patients with multiple sclerosis: Regional differences in clinical features, disease management, and treatment outcomes in an international retrospective study.
 

Author(s): Lauren B Krupp, Daniela Pohl, Angelo Ghezzi, Alexey Boyko, Silvia Tenembaum, Liang Chen, Ernesto Aycardi, Brenda Banwell,

Journal: J. Neurol. Sci.. 2016 Apr;363():33-8.

 

To further understand management of pediatric patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), we examined disease features, clinical practice patterns, and response to treatment in the United States (US) and seven other countries ('rest of World'; ROW).

Last Updated: 22 Mar 2016

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Alterations in Functional and Structural Connectivity in Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis.
 

Author(s): Nadine Akbar, Antonio Giorgio, Christine Till, John G Sled, Sam M Doesburg, Nicola De Stefano, Brenda Banwell

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Reduced white matter (WM) integrity is a fundamental aspect of pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS), though relations to resting-state functional MRI (fMRI) connectivity remain unknown. The objective of this study was to relate diffusion-tensor imaging (DTI) measures of WM microstructural ...

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2016

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The terms "Pediatric multiple sclerosis" returned 4 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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Disease-modifying therapy of pediatric multiple sclerosis.
 

Author(s): Tanuja Chitnis

Journal: Neurotherapeutics. 2013 Jan;10(1):89-96.

 

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is increasingly recognized in children and adolescents. Improved awareness, access to care, and subspecialty training in pediatric MS has allowed for better access to treatment. Children with MS present with an overwhelmingly relapsing form of the disease and ...

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2013

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Pediatric multiple sclerosis: analysis of clinical and epidemiological aspects according to National MS Society Consensus 2007.
 

Author(s): Maria Lúcia Brito Ferreira, Maria Iris Morais Machado, Maria José Guedes Dantas, Alvaro José Porto Moreira, Adélia Maria de Miranda Henriques Souza

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2008 Sep;66(3B):665-70.

 

To describe the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of child/adolescence multiple sclerosis (MS).

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2008

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Environmental and Genetic Risk Factors for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

 

Last Updated: 5 Oct 2016

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Sleep, Physical Activity and Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms in Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

 

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2017

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ATOMIC (Active Teens With MultIple sClerosis) Teens: A Feasibility Study
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

 

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2017

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