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When bacteria from the twins was transferred to mice, bacteria from the twins who had MS caused much more brain inflammation than that from the twins who did not have MS.
They found that molecules derived from dietary tryptophan (an amino acid famously found in turkey and other foods) act on this pathway, and that when more of these molecules are present, astrocytes were able to limit brain inflammation.
Studies are showing that saffron contains properties that reduce brain inflammation in people with Alzheimer's disease and MS.
These symptoms suggest encephalitis, a type of brain inflammation that could be caused by a number of infectious diseases.
Although this collective response to brain inflammation -- called gliosis -- subsided days later, it recurred after four weeks.
The inflammogen lipopolysaccharide was used to initiate systemic and brain inflammation in wild-type and transgenic (Tg) mice over-expressing human A53T mutant [alpha]-syn.
Therefore, periodontal bacteria and systemic inflammatory molecules may contribute to brain inflammation that characterizes Alzheimer's Disease.
The market for Tysabri continues to grow in line with its reputation as particularly effective in suppressing MS symptoms, which include sudden partial paralysis--but at the potential risk that the user could develop a rare brain inflammation disease called progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, or PML.
of the University of Southampton (England), studied the tau effects of another Abeta immunotherapy agent called AN1792, which was pulled from development in 2002 after 6% of the patients who received it developed serious brain inflammation and subsequent brain atrophy.
He was finally diagnosed with severe brain inflammation and cerebral damage, but by then it was too late.
Testing of the drug AN-1792 was halted in 2002 when some US and European patients taking part in the trial developed lifethreatening brain inflammation.
Transmitted by mosquitoes, West Nile virus typically causes flulike symptoms, but in rare cases can lead to brain inflammation or death.

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