• Zika
  • Through a Dear Colleague Letter (DCL), the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Environmental Biology's Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) Program is accepting research proposals on Zika that address the ecological transmission dynamics of the virus. (nsf.gov)
  • vaccines
  • If there is a risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome following any vaccine, including influenza vaccines, it is extremely low," said Roger Baxter, MD, co-director of the Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center. (oralcancernews.org)
  • Previous studies of Guillain-Barré syndrome as a possible adverse event related to vaccines have been subject to confounding by differences between vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals which may be unmeasured, said Dr. Baxter, who led the team that conducted this new research. (oralcancernews.org)
  • multifocal
  • It has been suggested that multifocal motor neuropathy is distinct from chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy and that Lewis-Sumner syndrome is a distinct variant type of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • The National Advisory Committee on Blood and Blood Products of Canada (NAC) and Canadian Blood Services have also developed their own separate set of guidelines for the appropriate use of immunoglobulin therapy, which strongly support the use of immunoglobulin therapy in primary immunodeficiencies and some complications of HIV, while remaining silent on the issues of sepsis, multiple sclerosis, and chronic fatigue syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • stomach
  • Luther Glenn developed Guillain-Barre syndrome after coming down with a stomach virus in 2008. (npr.org)
  • Members include, for example, Dr. John Chia, MD, and Andrew Chia - best known for their groundbreaking article "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is associated with chronic enterovirus infection of the stomach" - and Drs. Steven Tracy & Nora Chapman at the U of Nebraska EV Research Lab , who demonstrated that enterovirus in heart and other tissues leads to persistent infections, and are studying the effects on cell function. (prohealth.com)
  • medical
  • In conjunction with Wayne State University School of Medicine, the Foundation is offering a course for medical professionals titled, "Inflammatory Neuropathies-the Impact of Clinical Practice on Outcome," on Saturday, November 6th. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In addition to education of the public and medical communities the Foundation is dedicated to funding medical research and supporting patient advocacy. (bio-medicine.org)
  • infection
  • When Guillain-Barr is preceded by a viral or bacterial infection, it is possible that the virus has changed the nature of cells in the nervous system so that the immune system treats them as foreign cells. (freelinuxhost.com)
  • The many conditions known to have some association with enteroviral infection , such as ME/CFS, various cardiac conditions, diabetes type 1, ADHD, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, pancreatitis, and hepatitis, to name just a few. (prohealth.com)