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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. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis, and there is currently no cure for MS. 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. An estimated 1 million people live with MS in the United States. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, and it affects women three times more than men.

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