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    This report will discuss what multiple sclerosis is, symptoms, how it is treated, and much more. Multiple Sclerosis causes demyelination and affects the central nervous system. Multiple Sclerosis is caused by chromosome 6. It is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues. Symptoms of this disorder include numbness or weakness in one or more limbs typically on one side of the body or the legs, partial or complete loss of vision, tingling or pain in parts of

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    Multiple Myeloma

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    Multiple Myeloma Pamela Haverly B.S.N., R.N. Multiple Myeloma Multiple Myeloma is a cancer formed by malignant plasma cells. Normal plasma cells are found in the bone marrow and are an important part of the immune system. Plasma cells become cancerous and grow out of control they can produce a tumor called a plasmacytoma. Theses tumors can develop in a bone but are also rarely found in other tissues. If there is only a single plasma cell tumor, it is called an isolated or solitary plasmacytoma

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    Multiple Filters

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    Results This systematic review utilized three health and medical databases in order to search multiple sets of specific keywords. After the exclusion and inclusion of certain filters, ProQuest Medical, CINAHL and PubMed collectively identified scholarly and scientific articles of which the 15 most relevant were used in conducting this final review. The basic filters consisted of peer-reviewed articles published since 2007. Following the set filters, the team completed a manual search of the

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    Multiple Sclerosis

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    There are many debilitating side effects and symptoms that accompany Multiple Sclerosis (MS). In MS, the immune system essentially fights itself and attacks its own body’s cells, causing progressive damage in the brain and spinal chord. Some key symptoms and side effects of the disease are vision problems, muscle weakness, and trouble walking or speaking. However, this is not it, There are many more side effects and symptoms that very between individuals. Some of the symptoms that haven't thoroughly

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    Multiple Sclerosis

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    Markel Franklin Professor Idziak Speech 1311 March 27, 2012 Multiple Sclerosis Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about multiple sclerosis by exploring various facts of the disease including what causes it, types of the disease and how it is treated. General Purpose: To make people aware of the autoimmune disease. Introduction I. Greeting- Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen. It is always a pleasure to stand before such an enthusiastic crowd and to talk

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    Multiple Myeloma

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    Multiple myeloma Multiple myeloma (also plasma cell myeloma also known as MM, myeloma, plasma cell myeloma, or as Kahler's disease) is a progressive hematologic (blood) disease. It is a cancer of the plasma cell, an important part of the immune system that produces immunoglobulins (antibodies) to help fight infection and disease. The immune system is made up of several types of cells that work together to fight infections. Lymph cells (called lymphocytes) are the main type of cell in the adaptive

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    Multiple Myeloma What is Multiple Myeloma? Multiple myeloma, also known as myeloma, hematologic cancer, or cancer of the blood is a plasma cell cancer, a type of white blood cell made in the bone marrow that is responsible for creating antibodies. A Multiple myeloma diagnosis means a group of these plasma cells has become cancerous and is multiplying. This cancerous multiplication of plasma cells raises the the level of abnormal proteins in circulating blood, and reduces the space available in the

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    Multiple Sclerosis Paper

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    Morgan Lippens BIOL252/Banks Lab Report 6 Research Paper November 16, 2015 Multiple Sclerosis Nearly 400,000 individuals in the United States are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). Multiple sclerosis is defined as “a potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord”. (Multiple) Multiple sclerosis is classified as an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks an element of itself, specifically the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibers and causes problems with

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    Multiple Sclerosis is an unpredictable, potentially disabling disease of the central nervous system that can affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Multiple Sclerosis can range from relatively benign to disabling to devastating. The disease is considered an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues causing damage to the myelin sheath, which covers the nerve fibers, and causes communication problems between the brain and the rest of the body and ultimately cause

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    AN OVERVIEW OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS 1 An Overview of Multiple Sclerosis: the Disease, the Challenges, the Symptoms, and the Treatments Meiying Li AN OVERVIEW OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS 2 Abstract Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system. The characteristics of MS are demyelination and axonal loss. The etiology

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