Understanding the JC Virus and the Risks for MS Patients Learn how an extremely common and normally harmless virus may put certain multiple sclerosis patients at risk for some dangerous complications and what you should discus with your doctor before starting treatment.

The JC Virus and Risks for MS Patients

Understanding the JC Virus and the Risks for MS Patients Learn how an extremely common and normally harmless virus may put certain multiple sclerosis patients at risk for some dangerous complications and what you should discus with your doctor before starting treatment.

"I am always concerned for the PML risk" this new study shocks me at how fast you can develop from JVC- to JCV+" ~Lynne A case of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) associated with natalizumab (Tysabri, Biogen) therapy has been reported in a patient with multiple sclerosis (MS) who***** had tested negative for JC virus (JCV) antibodies just 2 weeks before symptoms developed.****  1-15-2016

"I am always concerned for the PML risk" this new study shocks me at how fast you can develop from JVC- to JCV+" ~Lynne A case of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) associated with natalizumab (Tysabri, Biogen) therapy has been reported in a patient with multiple sclerosis (MS) who***** had tested negative for JC virus (JCV) antibodies just 2 weeks before symptoms developed.**** 1-15-2016

Possible JC Virus Vaccination Offers Important Implications for MS Treatment

Possible JC Virus Vaccination Offers Important Implications for MS Treatment

Read about the possibility of a vaccine against the JC virus and its implications for MS treatment.

Researchers May Have Found Answer To Defeat JC Virus And Eliminate PML!

Researchers May Have Found Answer To Defeat JC Virus And Eliminate PML!

YOU are likely to have the JC virus, about 85% of us do - YouTube

YOU are likely to have the JC virus, about 85% of us do - YouTube

Researchers reveal possible new treatment methods for a rare, usually fatal brain disease.The JC virus, a member of the polyoma tumor virus family,  was first isolated from the brain of a patient who was suffering from a rare brain disease known as progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). Antibodies in PML patients often fail to recognize the JC virus they are infected with.

Researchers reveal possible new treatment methods for a rare, usually fatal brain disease.The JC virus, a member of the polyoma tumor virus family, was first isolated from the brain of a patient who was suffering from a rare brain disease known as progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). Antibodies in PML patients often fail to recognize the JC virus they are infected with.

What Is the JC Virus? The John Cunningham virus, known more commonly as the JC virus, is a very common virus in the United States. According to the World Journal of Neurosciences, between 70 and 90 percent of people in the world have the virus. The average person carrying the JC virus will never know and is unlikely to suffer any side effects as a result of its being in his or her body.  However, for a small percentage of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), that is not the case. The…

The JC Virus and Risks for MS Patients

What Is the JC Virus? The John Cunningham virus, known more commonly as the JC virus, is a very common virus in the United States. According to the World Journal of Neurosciences, between 70 and 90 percent of people in the world have the virus. The average person carrying the JC virus will never know and is unlikely to suffer any side effects as a result of its being in his or her body. However, for a small percentage of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), that is not the case. The…

New mouse models better represents JC Virus that infects MS patients

New Mouse Model Better Represents JC Virus That Infects MS Patients

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