Researchers shed new light on MS relapse during upper respiratory infections
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  August 18, 2017  
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 Researchers shed new light on MS relapse during upper respiratory infectionsResearchers shed new light on MS relapse during upper respiratory infections
 
For most of us, the flu is just the flu. We suffer through it for several days, and eventually bounce back. But for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other neurological diseases, the flu can trigger a cascade of immune responses that result in a full-blown relapse of the disease.
 
 
 Human gut microbe may help treat autoimmune diseases, say researchersHuman gut microbe may help treat autoimmune diseases, say researchers
 
Mayo Clinic researchers, along with colleagues at the University of Iowa, report that a human gut microbe discovered at Mayo Clinic may help treat autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis. The findings appear in Cell Reports.
 
   Neurogenic BladderNeurogenic Bladder
 
A neurogenic bladder is a term for the lack of bladder control caused by an injury to the spine, brain, or nerves affecting afferent or efferent signaling. These nerves carry messages between the bladder and spinal cord, and direct the holding and release of urine. When the nerves fail to function, the symptoms of neurogenic bladder develop.
 
 Neurogenic Bladder Causes
 
Neurogenic Bladder CausesA neurogenic bladder stands for a lack of bladder control due to a dysfunction of nerves affecting afferent or efferent signaling. These nerves carry messages between the bladder and spinal cord, and direct the holding and release of urine. When the nerves fail to function, the symptoms of neurogenic bladder develop, which is the condition that affects millions of people around the world.