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Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered a type of cell that may contribute to autoimmune disease. The findings also suggest why diseases such as lupus, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis strike women more frequently than men

Background: Relapsing-neuromyelitis optica (R-NMO) is the first CNS inflammatory autoimmune disease with a defined target molecule: the astrocytic water channel aquaporin-4 (AQP4). We have reported structural brain abnormalities in R-NMO patients by visual analysis on MRI images

Although human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1)-associated myelopathy, or tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP), is usually considered as a progressive myelopathy, a subacute variant has been described. It is unusual for optic neuritis (ON) to be associated with an HTLV-1 infection