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Research on Diet and Progressive MS Highlighted in Nature Supplement

December 1, 2016

The journal Nature has published a supplement focusing on multiple sclerosis. The publication features articles on several aspects of MS research, including clues that are emerging from risk factor studies; current research on diet; and therapies in development for progressive MS. Read these and other open-access articles here

About Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are leading to better understanding and moving us closer to a world free of MS. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with at least two to three times more women than men being diagnosed with the disease. MS affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide.

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