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Is MS Caused by Epstein Barr? by Vicki B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:15pm Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) has long been suspected as a possible cause for MS. Dr. John W. Lindsey at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston focuses his research on MS. In a study with one particular genotype of EBV, no relationship was found. To read the abstract, scroll down on the page . Well, that's one down. I d ... Read on »
Epstein-Barr Virus by Kara Herron Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:18pm I just found out that I have Epstein-Barr virus. I KNEW IT! Let me explain... Last December, when I was right in the middle of my chemo treatments, my son came home from college over the Christmas break. He had just been diagnosed with mono. Then, around the same time, my sister was diagnosed with Epstein-Barr Virus. That's the virus that ... Read on »
Epstein-Barr and Multiple Sclerosis: New Research by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm From the ms.about.com website Monday May 25, 2009 We've talked about the link between the Epstein-Barr virus (which causes mono) and multiple sclerosis before. In fact, over 150 of you wrote in to tell your story of infection with the Epstein-Barr virus (and a vast majority reported some infection in their health history). Researchers ... Read on »
Naturally Treating Epstein Barr Virus & Mononucleosis - Strengthen the Immune System by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 1 Comment Back in the summer of 2003, I was diagnosed with a very severe and acute case of EBV- Epstein Barr Virus. Literally my very active life was put on hold. I can still recall the morning I knew I was really sick- I was too weak to even lift my head off my pillow. My lymph nodes were swollen in my neck, armpits and groin. I was nauseous and ... Read on »
Naturally Treating Epstein Barr Virus & Mononucleosis - Strengthen the Immune System by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:00am Back in the summer of 2003, I was diagnosed with a very severe and acute case of EBV- Epstein Barr Virus. Literally my very active life was put on hold. I can still recall the morning I knew I was really sick- I was too weak to even lift my head off my pillow. My lymph nodes were swollen in my neck, armpits and groin. I was nauseous and tho ... Read on »
Two New Studies Link Epstein-Barr Virus to Risk of Developing MS by Jeff Pile Posted Sun 21 Mar 2010 7:20am Mar 16, 2010 Two new studies are adding to an increasing body of evidence that shows a possible role for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in the development of MS. Alberto Ascherio, MD, DrPH (Harvard School of Public Health, Boston) and colleagues showed that an EBV-positive blood test preceded MS diagnosis in a large sample of MS cases identified ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: X-linked immunodeficiency with magnesium defect, Epstein-Barr virus infection, and neoplasia by nih.gov Posted Wed 25 Jun 2014 12:28pm (often shortened to XMEN) On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed June 2014 What is XMEN? X-linked immunodeficiency with magnesium defect, Epstein-Barr ... Read on »
Study: 100% of MS Patients Are Infected with Epstein-Barr Virus by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:54am A recently published study found that 100% of its subjects suffering from Multiple Sclerosis were infected with the Epstein-Barr virus. While Epstein-Barr infection is extremely prevalent in the general population (with infection rates upwards of 90%), it is striking that virtually every MS patient looked at carried the virus. Of course, this ... Read on »
Global environmental health expert Dr Paul Epstein passed away on Sunday by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 22 Nov 2011 4:06am On Sunday, Dr Paul Epstein, the first health expert to identify a link between climate change and the spread of infectious diseases, passed away at his home in Boston, USA. From the early 1990s onwards, Dr Epstein published numerous studies exhibiting an association between algae blooms (caused by warming o ... Read on »
Decreased T-cell reactivity to Epstein-Barr virus-infected lymphoblastoid cell lines in multiple sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:22pm The cause of MS is not known but many factors are implicated including possibly viruses. The authors investigated immunity to Epstein-Barr virus in people with MS and found fewer immune cells, suggesting that it might somehow be involved. authors: Pender MP, Csurhes PA, Lenarczyk A, Pfluger CM, Burrows SR source: J Neurol Neurosurg Psy ... Read on »