Scientists develop quick way of testing multiple sclerosis

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Scientists develop quick way of testing multiple sclerosis

Postby MSUK » Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:24 am

As people steps outdoors into the bright sunshine, their pupils automatically contract. Australian scientists are making use of how this "pupil reflex" is connected to the brain as a potential new way of testing the severity of multiple sclerosis (MS).

Scientists from the Australian Center of Excellence in Vision Science (ACEVS) based at the Australian National University (ANU) have used an instrument they are developing to accurately measure the pupil responses of MS patients and have found that the pupils of MS sufferers respond appreciably slower, the ANU said in a press release on Thursday...... Read More -
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