Pediatric multiple sclerosis

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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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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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The terms "Pediatric multiple sclerosis" returned 43 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Maternal and Perinatal Exposures Are Associated With Risk for Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis.
 

Author(s): Jennifer S Graves, Tanuja Chitnis, Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, Jennifer Rubin, Aaron S Zelikovitch, Bardia Nourbakhsh, Timothy Simmons, Michael Waltz, T Charles Casper, Emmanuelle Waubant,

Journal: Pediatrics. 2017 Apr;139(4):.

 

To determine if prenatal, pregnancy, or postpartum-related environmental factors are associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) risk in children.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Evaluating the association of allergies with multiple sclerosis susceptibility risk and disease activity in a pediatric population.
 

Author(s): Theresa Bourne, Michael Waltz, T C Casper, K Kavak, G Aaen, A Belman, L Benson, M Candee, T Chitnis, J Graves, B Greenberg, M Gorman, Y Harris, L Krupp, T Lotze, S Mar, J Ness, C Olsen, S Roalstad, M Rodriguez, J Rose, J Rubin, T Schreiner, J M Tillema, I Kahn, A Waldman, L Barcellos, E Waubant, B Weinstock-Guttman,

Journal: J. Neurol. Sci.. 2017 Apr;375():371-375.

 

Multiple sclerosis (MS) and allergies are both considered to be related to imbalanced Th1 and Th2 immune responses. Previous studies evaluating the relationship between MS and allergies provide conflicting results.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Binocular low-contrast letter acuity and the symbol digit modalities test improve the ability of the Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite to predict disease in pediatric multiple sclerosis.
 

Author(s): Amy T Waldman, Salim Chahin, Amy M Lavery, Geraldine Liu, Brenda L Banwell, Grant T Liu, Laura J Balcer

Journal: Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2016 Nov;10():73-78.

 

Outcome measures to capture disability, such as the Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC), were developed to enhance outcome measurements for clinical trials in adults with multiple sclerosis (MS). The MSFC initially included three components: a timed 25-foot walk [T25FW], ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

 

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2018

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

 

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2018

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Cognitive Dysfunction in MS: Using Altered Brain Oscillation to Link Molecular Mechanisms With Clinical Outcomes
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

 

Last Updated: 22 Aug 2017

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