Going live - immune cell activation in multiple sclerosis

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Going live - immune cell activation in multiple sclerosis

Postby MSUK » Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:16 pm

Inflammation is the body’s defence response to a potentially harmful stimulus. The purpose of an inflammation is to fight and remove the stimulus – whether it be disease-causing

pathogens or tissue. As an inflammation progresses, significant steps that occur thus include the recruitment of immune cells, the interactions of these cells in the affected

tissue and the resulting activation pattern of the immune cells. The more scientists understand about these steps, the better they can develop more effective drugs and

treatments to support them. This is particularly true for diseases like multiple sclerosis. In this autoimmune disorder cells from the body’s immune system penetrate into the

central nervous system where they cause massive damage in the course of an inflammation...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/index.cfm/immunecells
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