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Treatment of multiple sclerosis

Treatment of multiple sclerosis Although there is no known cure for multiple sclerosis (MS), several therapies for multiple sclerosis have proven helpful. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disease that affects the central nervous system (CNS). The most common initial more

Georg Forster

Georg Forster , 1781 Johann Georg Adam Forster (November 27 1754 Many sources, including the biography of Thomas Saine, list the birthdate as November 26 ; according to Ulrich Enzensberger, Ein Leben in Scherben, Frankfurt 1996, ISBN 3-423-13248-5, the baptism registry of St Peter in Danzig list more

Asthma

Asthma Asthma is a chronic condition involving the respiratory system in which the airway occasionally constricts, becomes inflamed , and is lined with excessive amounts of mucus , often in response to one or more triggers. These episodes may be triggered by such things as exposure to an envir more

Bacteria

Bacteria A bacterium (plural: bacteria) is a unicellular microorganism . Typically a few micrometre s in length, individual bacteria have a wide-range of shapes, ranging from sphere s to rods to spirals. Bacteria are ubiquitous in every habitat on Earth , growing in soil, acidic hot springs , more

Frank Macfarlane Burnet

Frank Macfarlane Burnet Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet OM , AK , KBE (3 September 1899 – 31 August 1985 ), usually known as Macfarlane or Mac Burnet, was an Australian virologist best known for his contributions to immunology . Burnet received his M.D. from the University of Melbourne in 1924 more

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