Thursday, 12 July 2012

Scientists Pinpoint Antibody That May Be Specific to MS Patients


Source Yahoo! News:
WEDNESDAY, July 11 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified an antibody found in the blood of about half of patients with multiple sclerosis that is not found in people without the autoimmune disease.
The implications of the antibody's presence aren't fully understood. But in rodents, the antibody binds to and damages brain cells that are known to be important to neurological function, according to the study.  Read more here.