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2013-06-11 14:03:25

The JC polyomavirus is clearly opportunistic. It infects half the population but lethally destroys brain tissue only in immunocompromised patients – and it may be outright sneaky, too. Even as a new research paper allays fears that common mutant forms of the virus are the ones directly responsible for the disease's main attack, that same finding raises new questions about what the mutants are doing instead. Even if they are not the ones killing key brain cells, the mutants are up to...

2013-03-11 13:22:56

The drug natalizumab is effective for treating multiple sclerosis (MS), but it increases the risk of a rare but potentially fatal brain infection called progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). A study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th Annual Meeting in San Diego, March 16 to 23, 2013, suggests that early detection of PML may help improve survival and disability levels. The study examined 319 people with MS who were treated with...

2011-11-28 17:00:00

ProgressiveMultifocalLeukoencephalopathy.org aims to assist individuals in learning about PML. (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 Flood Law Group, LLP, a litigation firm, is announcing the launch of the new website, ProgressiveMultifocalLeukoencephalopathy.org, designed to assist individuals in learning about progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), a disorder that harms the tissue surrounding the nerves in the brain and spinal cord. According to Flood Law Group, LLP, people who are...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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