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Researchers Discover A New Treatment Target For MS

Researchers Discover A New Treatment Target For MS

Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating disease affecting the central nervous system that currently has no cure. People afflicted with this disease experience different symptoms including, numbness, nausea, paralysis, loss of vision as well as impaired balance. While there are treatments available, they all try to slow its progression and diminish the effects of its symptoms.

Study Suggests Nerve Cell Damage In MS May Be Reversible

Study Suggests Nerve Cell Damage In MS May Be Reversible

University researchers from Munich, Germany have discovered that nerve cells may start to degenerate spontaneously even though their protective myelin coating still remains intact. The researchers also discovered that if treated early, the said process can be reversed in mice. This recent discovery may also possibly lead to new treatment targets for MS. The said