Pediatric multiple sclerosis

Common Name(s)

Pediatric multiple sclerosis

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Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

The mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc. is to provide programs and support services to those persons affected by MS that help them maintain their health, safety, self-sufficiency, and personal well-being; and to heighten public awareness of multiple sclerosis in order to elicit financial support for the MSF’s programs and services and promote understanding for those diagnosed with the illness.

Last Updated: 5 May 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Pediatric multiple sclerosis" for support, advocacy or research.

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

The mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc. is to provide programs and support services to those persons affected by MS that help them maintain their health, safety, self-sufficiency, and personal well-being; and to heighten public awareness of multiple sclerosis in order to elicit financial support for the MSF’s programs and services and promote understanding for those diagnosed with the illness.

http://www.msfocus.org

Last Updated: 5 May 2015

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Pediatric multiple sclerosis" returned 49 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Computer-assisted rehabilitation of attention in pediatric multiple sclerosis and ADHD patients: a pilot trial.
 

Author(s): Marta Simone, Rosa Gemma Viterbo, Lucia Margari, Pietro Iaffaldano

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The treatment of cognitive deficits is challenging in pediatric onset multiple sclerosis (POMS) and in patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We performed a pilot double-blind RCT to evaluate the efficacy of a home-based computerized-program for retraining ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis in Tunisia: A Retrospective Study over 11 Years.
 

Author(s): Nedia Ben Achour, Ibtihel Rebai, Sarra Raddadi, Hanene Benrhouma, Hedia Klaa, Aida Rouissi, Ichraf Kraoua, Ilhem Ben Youssef Turki

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2017 ;2017():4354826.

 

Pediatric multiple sclerosis (pMS) is a rare demyelinating disorder with an onset before the age of 18 years. In this study, we aimed to investigate the characteristics of pMS in Tunisian children.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Examining the contributions of environmental quality to pediatric multiple sclerosis.
 

Author(s): Amy M Lavery, Amy T Waldman, T Charles Casper, Shelly Roalstad, Meghan Candee, John Rose, Anita Belman, Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, Greg Aaen, Jan-Mendelt Tillema, Moses Rodriguez, Jayne Ness, Yolanda Harris, Jennifer Graves, Lauren Krupp, Leslie Benson, Mark Gorman, Manikum Moodley, Mary Rensel, Manu Goyal, Soe Mar, Tanuja Chitnis, Teri Schreiner, Tim Lotze, Benjamin Greenberg, Ilana Kahn, Jennifer Rubin, Emmanuelle Waubant,

Journal: Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2017 Nov;18():164-169.

 

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a presumed autoimmune disease caused by genetic and environmental factors. It is hypothesized that environmental exposures (such as air and water quality) trigger the innate immune response thereby activating a pro-inflammatory cascade.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Pediatric multiple sclerosis" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pediatric multiple sclerosis: a review.
 

Author(s): Raed Alroughani, Alexey Boyko

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Pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (POMS) prevalence and incidence rates are increasing globally. No disease-modifying therapy are approved for MS pediatric population. Hence, we aim to review the literature on POMS to guide treating physicians on the current understanding of diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis and Cognition: A Review of Clinical, Neuropsychologic, and Neuroradiologic Features.
 

Author(s): Ozgul Ekmekci

Journal: Behav Neurol. 2017 ;2017():1463570.

 

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory demyelinating and neurodegenerative disease. Although cognitive impairment has been well established in adult patients with MS, its occurrence in patients with pediatric-onset MS has recently been reported. In this review, I discuss the main ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Bringing the HEET: The Argument for High-Efficacy Early Treatment for Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis.
 

Author(s): Marisa McGinley, Ian T Rossman

Journal: Neurotherapeutics. 2017 Oct;14(4):985-998.

 

Pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (POMS) is rarer than adult-onset disease, and represents a different diagnostic and treatment challenge to clinicians. We review POMS clinical and radiographic presentations, and explore important differences between POMS and adult-onset MS natural ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Sleep, Physical Activity and Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms in Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

 

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2018

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ATOMIC (Active Teens With MultIple sClerosis) Teens: A Feasibility Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

 

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2018

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A Study of NeuroVax™, a Novel Therapeutic TCR Peptide Vaccine for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Multiple Sclerosis

 

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2016

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