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Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 26 Nov 2008 11:20am 3 Comments The mad scientist/researcher is coming out again in me....this personality overtakes and consumes my thoughts for hours or even days at a time. This is just my own personal rant.....so beware! I noticed in my last set of bloodwork that I have an elevated EBV titer of 7.6. I didn't have a clue to what this was....so I brought out my husbands ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Linking Epstein-Barr Virus To Multiple Sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm ScienceDaily (Sep. 14, 2009) — Over the last 40 years, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) has been repeatedly associated with multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases. During the 2nd European Congress of Immunology ECI 2009 held in Berlin, Francesca Aloisi, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, will present new data* that further support the link. ... Read on »
International team refutes finding of evidence of Epstein-Barr virus in brains of people with MS by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm Investigators funded in part by the US National MS Society, in collaboration with an international team, reported finding no evidence of Epstein-Barr virus infection in the brains of people with MS, refuting earlier studies claiming physical evidence of the virus in brain specimens. To read more, as reported by the US National MS Society,cl ... Read on »
International team refutes finding of evidence of Epstein-Barr virus in brains of people with MS by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm Investigators funded in part by the US National MS Society, in collaboration with an international team, reported finding no evidence of Epstein-Barr virus infection in the brains of people with MS, refuting earlier studies claiming physical evidence of the virus in brain specimens. To read more, as reported by the US National M ... Read on »