Vitamin D and Acute Optic Neuritis in Multiple Sclerosis
Using their multiple sclerosis (MS) database, the investigators aimed to identify clinical and demographic factors linked to severity and to prediction of recovery from acute optic neuritis (AON). Malik and colleagues enrolled 253 adults and 38 ...
Medscape - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:07

Low Vitamin D is Linked to Severe Acute Optic Neuritis in Multiple Sclerosis
vitamin D metabolism For the approximately 15-20% of multiple sclerosis patients with acute optic neuritis (AON), lack of vitamin D may be partly responsible. A new study published in Neurology identified a link between vitamin D levels and AON severity.
Multiple Sclerosis News Today - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:45

The pathogenesis of optic neuritis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis in ...
One of the most common causes of meningitis in South East Asia is angiostrongyliasis or infection by the parasitic nematode Angiostrongyliasis cantonensis. Although this nematode usually resides in the pulmonary arteries of rats, its incidental ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:11

14 Insanely Important Biotech/Drug Trading Catalysts for the Rest of 2014
Top-line results from the first study in patients with optic neuritis will be announced before the end of the year. These optic neuritis data are highly anticipated by investors as substantial proof of concept for the entire remyelination thesis and as ... - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:56

Dyax's (DYAX) CEO Gustav Christiansen on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call ...
Lilly reiterated that they anticipate submitting the BLA before the end of this year. And lastly, Biogen Idec stated on their second quarter earnings call that their Phase 2 anti-lingo clinical trial and acute optic neuritis is fully enrolled and they ...
Seeking Alpha (registration) - Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:11

My son's class is being split in the Autumn but he isn't moving with his friends
Over the last two years he developed optic neuritis, which has damaged his eyesight particularly in one eye. In school, because he does not have full sight in his right eye he has a special monitor at his desk to allow him to see the whiteboard. An SNA ...
Irish Independent - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:30

Ten things every employer should know about driver eyesight
A full eye examination can detect a huge range of ocular conditions, including cataract, glaucoma, retinal detachment, optic neuritis, ocular tumours. 5. Eyecare can have much wider health benefits. A full eye examination can also help to monitor the ...
Waterford Today - Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:37

Plegridy approval underlines Biogen Idec's dominance in MS
Biogen Idec is also developing BIIB033, an anti-LINGO-1 antibody for MS, which is currently in phase II trials to see if it can halt demyelination of nerves in active relapsing MS patients, as well as people with an ophthalmic condition called acute ...
PMLiVE - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:02

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