Major Advance in Understanding Risky but Effective MS......

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Major Advance in Understanding Risky but Effective MS......

Postby MSUK » Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:48 am

Major Advance in Understanding Risky but Effective Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

A new study by multiple sclerosis researchers at three Canadian centres addresses why bone marrow transplantation (BMT) has positive results in patients with particularly aggressive forms of MS. The transplantation treatment, which is performed as part of a clinical trial and carries potentially serious risks, virtually stops all new relapsing activity as observed upon clinical examination and brain MRI scans. The study reveals how the immune system changes as a result of the transplantation. Specifically, a sub-set of T cells in the immune system known as Th17 cells, have a substantially diminished function following the treatment.......Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/index.cfm/stemcells
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Re: Major Advance in Understanding Risky but Effective MS...

Postby Pesho » Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:44 am

HSCT of some kind?
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Re: Major Advance in Understanding Risky but Effective MS...

Postby shucks » Sat May 11, 2013 5:04 am

Same thing
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