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Multiple sclerosis

multiple sclerosis

(Science: neurology) Neurodegenerative disease characterised by the gradual accumulation of focal plaques of demyelination particularly in the periventricular areas of the brain. Peripheral nerves are not affected. Onset usually in 3rd or 4th decade with intermittent progression over an extended period. Cause still uncertain.

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why do we yawn???

... oxygen in through their lungs. And yawning seems to be a symptom of multiple sclerosis and other medical conditions, for reasons unclear. Another puzzling phenomenon is ...

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by santana8
Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:27 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: why do we yawn???
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Re: Multiple Sclerosis symptoms explained in terms of Penetrance

Multiple Sclerosis is not proven to be a genetic disorder. It does show signs of genetic linkage to some degree. This degree ...

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by Fiorellas
Tue Jul 26, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Multiple Sclerosis symptoms explained in terms of Penetrance
Replies: 3
Views: 6257

Viral and bacterial risk factors in human diseases

... in Alzheimer's disease, Autism, Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, chronic fatigue, anorexia and childhood obesity http://www.polygenicpathways.co.uk/

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by chriscar
Sat Mar 12, 2011 9:54 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Viral and bacterial risk factors in human diseases
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Views: 1196

Demyelination in multiple sclerosis

What is the most commonly accepted mechanism of demyelination in multiple sclerosis?

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by jack1992
Sat Nov 13, 2010 3:52 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Demyelination in multiple sclerosis
Replies: 1
Views: 1273

Re: Immune system

... is complex, complicated and interesting. The autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis, lupus erythematosus and some forms of arthritis and diabetes.

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by willamtarker
Mon Jun 21, 2010 6:35 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Immune system
Replies: 3
Views: 3643
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