Assuming virus is required, the following results were found.

  • Gut microbes protect against neurologic damage from viral infections

    Gut microbes produce compounds that prime immune cells to destroy harmful viruses in the brain and nervous system, according to a mouse study published today in eLife. The findings suggest that having a healthy and diverse microbiota is essential for...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/gut-microbes-protect-against-neurologic-damage-from-viral-infections
  • A Cheap Biotech Stock Tests a Novel Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis - Barron's

    the market. Atara’s treatment is the first that targets a recently suspected cause of multiple sclerosis: the Epstein-Barr virus. The virus is what gives people mononucleosis. MS sufferers typically had mono at an early age and the virus is present in...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/a-cheap-biotech-stock-tests-a-novel-treatment-for-multiple-sclerosis-barron-s
  • Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate)

    effect. PML Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is a life-threatening infection of the brain caused by the JC virus. It usually only happens in people whose immune system isn't fully working. Very rarely, PML has occurred in people with MS...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/tecfidera-dimethyl-fumarate
  • Why do people get MS?

    have failed to yield a consistent relationship with a single infectious agent. However, everyone with MS has a virus known as EB. EB is a very common virus which affects almost 90% of people, and infects their immune system in a lifelong fashion. It...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/ms-and-demyelinating-diseases/12-why-do-people-get-ms
  • Food allergies linked to increased disease activity in multiple sclerosis

    development of MS, and known risk factors include high altitude, female gender, smoking, low vitamin D levels, Epstein Barr virus infection, and teen obesity. But exactly how these factors might be linked to a heightened risk of developing the condition...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/food-allergies-linked-to-increased-disease-activity-in-multiple-sclerosis
  • How do ancient viruses cause MS and other neurological diseases?

    Ancient viruses have left behind traces in our DNA. Researchers believe these contribute to neurological conditions. Could inhibiting our viral passengers pave the way for future treatments? What links neurological conditions and ancient viruses?...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/how-do-ancient-viruses-cause-ms-and-other-neurological-diseases
  • Research on immune activity in MS

    MS Society, took a novel approach to turn off immune attacks in mice with an MS-like disease. The team used a harmless virus to deliver a gene coding for a specific component of myelin, a key target of immune attacks in MS. Further research is needed to...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/research-on-immune-activity-in-ms
  • Neurology group updates vaccine recommendations for patients with MS - Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com

    has been associated with severe occurrences or recurrences of vaccine-preventable infections, such as varicella zoster virus (VZV) and hepatitis B. The guideline recommends that providers counsel patients with MS about the risks of vaccination during...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/neurology-group-updates-vaccine-recommendations-for-patients-with-ms-pharmacy-today-american-pharmacists-association-pharmacist-com
  • First clues to the causes of multiple sclerosis

    why they have to protect themselves against the body's immune reactions, which can destroy its cells by wanting to fight the virus, creating irreversible damage. The brain then sets up barriers that block the passage of T lymphocytes." However, by...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/first-clues-to-the-causes-of-multiple-sclerosis
  • First evidence of immune response targeting brain cells in autism - Medical Xpress

    and killing damaged, infected or cancerous cells or normal cells in autoimmune diseases. With no apparent evidence of viruses known to infect the brain, the presence of these tissue-attacking immune cells throughout the autistic brains suggested one of...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/first-evidence-of-immune-response-targeting-brain-cells-in-autism-medical-xpress
  • B cells among factors leading to brain lesions in multiple sclerosis

    helper cells. They are the immune system's "guardians," which for example sound the alarm if the organism is infected with a virus or bacteria. In about one in a 1,000 people, the cells' ability to distinguish between the body's own and foreign...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/b-cells-among-factors-leading-to-brain-lesions-in-multiple-sclerosis
  • How childhood viral infections may later drive multiple sclerosis

    study, Merkler and team first induced a transient viral infection (an attenuated strain of the lymphocytic choriomenigitis virus) in two groups of mice — one of adult rodents, and another of very young ones. "In both cases, the mice showed no signs of...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/how-childhood-viral-infections-may-later-drive-multiple-sclerosis
  • Lemtrada™ (alemtuzumab)

    effective for use in children under 17 years of age. Do not receive LEMTRADA if you are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). http://products.sanofi.us/Lemtrada/Lemtrada_MedGuide.pdf

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/ms-medications/25-lemtrada-alemtuzumab
  • Medications that modify the course of MS

    also sometimes used. Three injections are different forms of interferon-beta, a hormone used by the body to defend against viruses. One injection is an artificial protein which alters the immune response, much like an allergy shot. The other medications...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/ms-and-demyelinating-diseases/10-medications-that-modify-the-course-of-ms
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    of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of the MSC Web site or its links to other Internet resources. The information...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/site-info/24-msc-disclaimer

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