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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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Virus may cause virtually all cases of multiple sclerosis

Virus may cause virtually all cases of multiple sclerosis Published: 18 January 2022 Virtually every case of multiple sclerosis (MS) is preceded by an infection with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), a new study has found.  Known as glandular fever, the EBV has long been a suspected trigger for MS. The
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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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