Nutrition and Multiple Sclerosis- April 2011

 

OUTREACH LIBRARIAN SERVICE

APRIL 2011 - Issue 4, Supplement 1

 

EVIDENCE UPDATE:

Nutrition and Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

This fact sheet provides an overview of recent evidence relevant to Nutrition and Multiple Sclerosis and

information on how the “Outreach Librarian Service” can support you to keep up-to-date .

 

Selected Evidence

Articles

 

Asherio, A; Kassandra, LM and Simon, KC (2010)

Vitamin D in multiple sclerosis

The Lancet Neurology June 2010: 9(6) 599-612

 

Bailey, J (2008)

MS Essentials: Diet and Nutrition: For people living with MS

MS Society 11: May 2008

Farinotti, M; Simi, S; Di Pietranton, C and Filippini, G (2009)

Dietary interventions for multiple sclerosis

Cochrane Collaboration Systematic Review 2009

 

Grant, WB (2010)

Peer reviewed: The prevalence of multiple sclerosis in 3 US communities: The role of vitamin D

Preventing Chronic Disease 2010: July; 7 (4) A89

 

Habek, M; Hojsak, I and Brinar, V (2010)

Nutrition in multiple sclerosis

Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery September 2010: 112(7) 616-620

 

Kjell-Morton, M (2009)

Vitamin D treatment in multiple sclerosis

Journal of Neurological Sciences November 2009: 286(1-2) 104-108

 

Leong, EM; Semple, SJ; Angley, W and McKinnon, RA (2009)

Complementary and alternative medicines and dietry interventions in MS

Complementary Therapies in Medicine August 2009: 17(4) 216-223

 

Marcinowska-Suchowierska, E Walicka, M; Talalaj, M and Sewerynek, E (2010)

Vitamin D supplementation in adults—guidelines

Endokrynologia Polska November 2010: 61(6) 723-729

 

Orton, SM; Morris, AP; Herrera, BM; Ramagopalan, SV and Lincoln, MR (2008)

Evidence for genetic regulation of vitamin D status in twins with multiple sclerosis

American Journal Clinical Nutrition 2008 August: 88 (2) 441-447

 

Pamppliega, O; Domarq, M; Villoslada, P and Matute, C (2008)

Association of EAAT2 polymorphism with higher glutamate concentration in relapsing multiple

sclerosis

Journal of Neuroimmunology March 2008: 195(1-2) 194-198

 

Penberthy, WT and Tsunoda, I (2009)

The importance of NAD in Multiple Sclerosis

Current Pharmaceutical Design 2009: 15 (1) 64-99

Pittas, AG; Laskowski, U; Kos, L and Saltzman, E (2010)

The role of Vitamin D in adults requiring nutrition therapy

Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2010: Jan-Feb; 34 (1) 70-78

 

Potera, C (2009)

Diet and nutrition

Environmental Health Perspectives 2009: May; 117 (5) A196

 

Ramsaransing, GSM; Mellema, SA and Keyser, JD (2009)

Dietary patterns in clinical subtypes of multiple sclerosis: an exploratory study

Nutrition Journal 2009: 8(36) 1-6

 

Riccio, P; Rossano, R and Liuzzi, GM (2010)

May diet and dietary supplements improve the wellness of multiple sclerosis patients?

A molecular approach

Autoimmune Diseases 2010; 1-12

 

Sands, DC; Morris, CE; Dratz, EA and Pilgeram, A (2009)

Elevating optimal human nutrition to a central goal of plant breeding and plant-based foods

Plant Science 2009: November 1: 117(5) 377-389

 

Shinto, L; Marracci, G; Baldauf-Wagner, S and Bourdette, D (2009)

Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation decreases matrix metalloproteinase-9 production in

relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis

Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Fatty Acids February-March 2009: Pages 131-136

 

Smolders, J and Damoiseaux, J (2011)

Vitamin D as a T-cell modulator in multiple sclerosis

Vitamins & Hormones 2011: 86(18) 401-428

 

Tyska, AC and Farber, RS (2010)

Exploring the relation of health-promoting behaviors to role participation and health-related

quality of life in women with multiple sclerosis: a pilot study

American Journal of Occupational Therapy July 2010: 64(4) 650-659

 

Wan, Y (2010)

Review: Vitamin D and multiple sclerosis

Lancet Neurology 2010: 9(6) 555; 599-612

 

Yadav, V; Shinto, L and Bourdette, D (2010)

Complementary and alternative medicine for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

Expert Reviews Clinical Immunology 2010:May: 6:(3)381-395

 

How can I help you?

 

Literature search service

I can offer an expert, in-depth literature search service to help you locate the evidence on any health

related topic.

 

Training

If you want to learn to navigate the wealth of available online healthcare information and how to search

databases more effectively, the ‘Trust trainer’ can offer timetabled hands-on training sessions or can

provide customised one-to-one support. Telephone: 0121 424 0583 or email:

[email protected]

 

Current awareness services

If you need to keep up-to-date on a particular topic I can advise on suitable RSS feeds and help you set

up article alerts from the major healthcare databases.

Online resources

Whilst many good quality resources are freely available, most full-text journals and the main biblio-

graphic databases (e.g. Medline and CINAHL) require an Athens username and password. To register

for an     Athens login go to www.athens.nhs.uk

The Library web pages contain detailed information about library services and training opportunities,

online request and registration forms and several guides on key online resources and evidence-based

websites at   www.heftlibrary.nhs.uk

Contact

The Outreach Librarian is located in the education centre at Heartlands Hospital, on the first floor, next

to the Library.

Telephone 0121 424 2503 (42503) or email: [email protected]