1993 Kurtzke paper "Multiple Sclerosis as an Infection&

If it's on your mind and it has to do with multiple sclerosis in any way, post it here.

1993 Kurtzke paper "Multiple Sclerosis as an Infection&

Postby Lyon » Sat Jan 27, 2007 11:09 am

It seems to me that Dr Kurtzke has done more than anyone in generating and compiling MS data and trying to arrange it in a way as to make sense of a historically nonsensible situation.

Even though this paper is dated (1993) and the data used is even more dated, it seems to me that anyone affected with MS should take the time to read this one, if for no better reason than to gain a better idea of where some of our common asumptions about MS originated.

http://cmr.asm.org/cgi/reprint/6/4/382?ck=nck

As someone who is interested in the possibility that the loss of helminth parasites from our populations led to succeptibility to immune dysfunction, it's not lost on me that the British influence on living conditions in the Faroes resulting in the loss of helminths would present itself exactly as what led Dr Kurtzke to the believe that the British brought some unknown infection with them to the Faroes.

Bob

PS..This pdf file is 46 pages long. If you click on the link, it takes a while to download. To make for easier reading, at the bottom of the right column there is the option to make the file itself take up the width of the whole page.
Lyon
Family Elder
 
Posts: 6063
Joined: Wed May 03, 2006 3:00 pm

Advertisement

Return to General Discussion

 


  • Related topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: mkbmomma


Contact us | Terms of Service