Research on Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has pointed towards environmental causes, or triggers, to the auto-immune disease. Most studies looked at infections of the Central Nervous System by viruses  such as the: Torque Teno virus, Epstein-Barr virus Human Herpes virus 6 As an illustration of the brain tissue lesions caused …Read the Rest
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In a stunning results, researchers at the Max Planck Institute ( Yes, they do not do only fundamental physics..) propose that, quoting from [1-3]; “…Natural intestinal flora involved in the emergence of multiple sclerosis” . In other words, “…Beneficial intestinal bacteria can activate immune cells and trigger the overreaction of …Read the Rest
MND: In an animal model of multiple sclerosis, a study found that histamine plays a critical role in preventing MS or lessening its effects. Here is the ScienceDaily link . MND: Quoting sciencedaily: “… Results showed that histamine reduces the proliferation of myelin autoreactive T lymphocytes and the production of interferon-gamma, a crucial cytokine involved …Read the Rest
Lupus: Increased risk seen after exposure to breathable crystalline quartz silica, Carolina study shows
MND: Many autoimmune diseases are the result of a genetic predisposition and a environmental trigger. The Carolina study is described in this NIHS post. Quoting: “…The study included 265 patients with lupus or “cases” and 355 people without lupus or “controls” living in 60 counties in North Carolina and South …Read the Rest
Autoimmune or auto-inflammatory syndrome induced by adjuvants (ASIA): Old truths and a new syndrome?
MediNewsDigest: Vaccines Adjuvant Issue is live or deadened? This Italian study entered in sciencedirect is sure trying to maintain the adjuvant controversy alive..
Lupus : Dietary Omega-3 Lipids Delay the Onset and Progression of Autoimmune Lupus Nephritis (sciencedirect)
MediNewsDigest: According to this article from the U. of Texas posted in sciencedirect , Omega-3s could “…Delay the Onset and Progression of Autoimmune Lupus Nephritis..” Lupus Nephritis is kidney inflammation and damage caused by SLE Systemic Lupus Erythematosus MediNewsDigest: Omega-3 score again!