Lily Jung Henson

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BACKGROUND Epidemiological data support a potential relationship between vitamin D deficiency and an increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS). In vitro studies have expanded the potential role of vitamin D and its receptor beyond calcium modulation, regulation, and maintenance of bone mineralization, to include immune modulation. REVIEW(More)
Background: Delayed-release dimethyl fumarate (DMF), indicated for the treatment of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), is a disease-modifying therapy with potential immunomodulatory and neuropro-tective effects. In clinical trials, DMF was associated with reduced white blood cell and absolute lymphocyte counts. Current US prescribing(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients who sought medication under the Washington State Death with Dignity (DWD) Act since its inception in 2009. METHODS Chart review at 3 tertiary medical centers in the Seattle/Puget Sound region and comparison to publicly available data of ALS and all-cause DWD cohorts from Washington(More)
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