Can multiple sclerosis attacks be minimized in a war zone?

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Can multiple sclerosis attacks be minimized in a war zone?

Postby MSUK » Tue Jun 22, 2010 5:39 am

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The present study reveals that a potential way to minimize MS exacerbation is by directly coping with the situation.

Multiple sclerosis patients who directly confronted the stress of the Second Lebanon War suffered fewer attacks than those who chose to cope with the situation by focusing on feelings. This has been shown in a new study carried out by researchers of the University of Haifa, the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Carmel Medical Center.

"Because there is no cure for multiple sclerosis to date, it is important to uncover all the factors that impact the recurrence of attacks," said Prof. Eli Somer of the University of Haifa, one of the authors of the study.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1327
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