Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - V

 ventricular fibrillation

Definition:

  • ventricular fibrillation - An often fatal form of arrhythmia characterized by rapid, irregular twitching of the ventricles of the heart in place of normal contractions, with loss of pulse

 

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Multiple Sclerosis

Depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts have been reported to occur with increased frequency in patients receiving interferon compounds to treat multiple sclerosis, inc. Avonex, Betaseron and Rebif.

Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

The cause of multiple sclerosis remains a mystery. Many different causes have been proposed and investigated but as yet the cause of multiple sclerosis remains elusive... Read More