Friday, August 12, 2005

Different kinds of MS lesions respond to different kinds of treatment

Physician John Foley has known for years that his multiple sclerosis patients experience different symptoms and severities of the disease, and respond in varying ways to treatments.
Now a groundbreaking Mayo Clinic study backs up that perception. The findings, published in this Saturday's issue of The Lancet, are the first evidence that MS is not the same disease in all patients and that MS treatments likely need to be more individualized.

Link to story in Salt Lake Tribune.
Link to abstract at The Lancet (free reg req'd)
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