Model helps explain why some patients with multiple sclerosis have seizures

Posted by on February 21, 2017 6:20 pm
Categories: health

MS patients are three to six times more likely to develop seizures. Using a mouse model, a team of scientists has found for the first time that chronic demyelination is closely linked to, and is likely the cause of, these seizures. A new study could lead to the development of drugs aimed at reducing seizures in multiple sclerosis, potentially benefiting epilepsy patients as well.

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