A protein found in HDL, or ''good,'' cholesterol may help protect against the effects of multiple sclerosis, according to new research.
In the study, patients with MS had much lower levels of the protein than did healthy people, says study researcher Lidia Gardner, PhD. She is an assistant professor of neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Those with more severe forms of MS, known as progressive, had even lower levels of the protein than those with a 'milder' form called relapsing-remitting. The protein is known as ApoA1........ Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/lipids