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EBV infection precedes early nerve cell damage in MS

EBV infection precedes early nerve cell damage in MSPublished: 31 October 2022 Another study has found more evidence to link infection with the Epstein-Barr virus (EVB) with the development of multiple sclerosis (MS). Announced in a presentation given at the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS),
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Study finds EBV may be leading environmental cause of MS

Study finds EBV may be leading environmental cause of MSPublished: 19 October 2022 A new Spanish study has found people with multiple sclerosis (MS) are much more likely to have Epstein-Bar virus (EBV) antibodies than healthy individuals. EBV causes glandular fever and is very common among the general population. Previous
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Even more evidence of and MS and EBV link revealed in T-cell discovery

Even more evidence of and MS and EBV link revealed in T-cell discoveryPublished: 15 September 2022 Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients have significantly higher levels of T-cells that are specifically created to recognise the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) compared with healthy people, a new study has found. This discovery adds further evidence
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Researchers may have discovered why the Epstein-Barr virus triggers MS

Researchers may have discovered why the Epstein-Barr virus triggers MS Published: 26 January 2022 A new study may have discovered the reason the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) increases the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS).  Structural similarities between a brain protein called GlialCam and a protein in EBV might cause B-cells, immune
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Weight added to argument EBV triggers MS

Weight added to argument EBV triggers MS Published: 19 August 2020 Further evidence that the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) may cause multiple sclerosis (MS) comes in the form of a new study from Germany in which all 901 early disease patients were carrying antibodies against the virus. This means that everyone
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