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MS Tx Could Help Repair Nerve Damage, University of Edinburgh and University of Cambridge Study


7/22/2013 6:08:31 AM

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Multiple sclerosis treatments that repair damage to the brain could be developed thanks to new research. A study has shed light on how cells are able to regenerate protective sheaths around nerve fibres in the brain. These sheaths, made up of a substance called myelin, are critical for the quick transmission of nerve signals, enabling vision, sensation and movement, but break down in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

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