December 8th, 2011

MS May Take a Different Pathway Than Previously Thought

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Multiple sclerosis may begin in the outer layer of the brain and work its way into the deep interior, according to a new study that upends long-held beliefs about the nervous system disease… It's an "outside-in" process in other words, said study co-author Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti, a professor of neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

HealthDay, by Mary Brophy Marcus, 12/8/11

Additional coverage:  Human Health & Science, Clinical Psychiatry News, US News & World Report, iVillage UK

Tags: Neurology

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