as the assumed cause of hearing loss and vertigo.
Q Therapeutics' first therapeutic product, Q-Cells, is intended to produce a replacement myelin sheath around the damaged neuronal axons of patients suffering from demyelinating diseases
such as transverse myelitis and multiple sclerosis.
Q-Cells are applicable to a wide range of demyelinating diseases
, including multiple sclerosis (MS), transverse myelitis, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury and white matter stroke; as well as other neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) and Parkinson's Disease.
Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) announced today the publication of findings from a preclinical study reporting that the anti-LINGO-1 antibody can promote spinal cord remyelination and axonal integrity, suggesting a potential role as a treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) and other demyelinating diseases
of the central nervous system (CNS).
The research, to be published in the June 2005 edition of Nature Neuroscience, is the first to suggest a role for LINGO-1 in nerve repair and could lead to potential pathways for treating multiple sclerosis (MS) and other demyelinating diseases
9) examined 84 IBD patients with neurological manifestations in their review published in 2010 and reported neuromuscular diseases with inflammatory and axonal neuropathies, arterial or venous cerebrovascular diseases and demyelinating diseases
can affect the swallowing mechanism because of involvement of the brainstem, various cranial nerves, several regions of the cerebral cortex, and cerebellum.
Shah is a pediatric neuro-ophthalmologist with clinical interests that include demyelinating diseases
, nystagmus, eye movement abnormalities, cranial nerve palsies, optic nerve hypoplasia, craniofacial diseases, intracranial tumors, optic neuropathy, complex strabismus, ocular genetics and pediatric glaucoma.
14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 10-13, ACTRIMS and ECTRIMS will be jointly hosting MSBoston2014 - the world's largest international conference exclusively devoted to research in multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases
It could play a "crucial role in preventing normal myelination in MS and in other demyelinating diseases
," the researcher added.
Lynda Carthy, chief executive officer of the Myelin Project UK, which looks to end suffering for people with demyelinating diseases
, said the chance of two people who carry the leukodystrophy gene meeting and becoming partners is one in three billion.
Multifocal involvement strongly favors non-neoplastic lesions, such as demyelinating diseases
This paradox has been observed during the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease, and demyelinating diseases
M Clanet (France) emphasized the importance of identifying MS from the large spectrum of idiopathic inflammatory demyelinating diseases
in his presentation At the border of MS.
of California, San Diego) organizes the 23 chapters by common problems such as pain, sleep disorders, seizures, and dementia and then diseases, such as movement disorders, infections of the nervous system, and demyelinating diseases
, with discussion of evaluation, management, and treatment.