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  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

    Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

    Created on: Thursday, 13 November 2014
    Disease Description Multiple sclerosis (MS) is thought to be an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system (brain, spinal cord). The disease attacks myelin, the protective covering of the nerves, causing inflammation and often damaging the myelin. Myelin is necessary for the transmission of nerve impulses through nerve fibres. If damage to myelin is slight, nerve impulses travel with minor interruptions; however, if damage...
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