Fatty acid may help combat multiple sclerosis, study finds — ScienceDaily

The abnormal immune system response that causes multiple sclerosis (MS) by attacking and damaging the central nervous system can be triggered by the lack of a specific fatty acid in fat tissue, according to a new Yale study. The finding suggests that dietary change might help treat some people with the autoimmune disease. The study […]

New population of immune cells could play a role in multiple sclerosis

PHILADELPHIA – Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder that develops as immune cells attack the nervous system. T cells are a critical part of our immune system, with a complex array of subtypes – some drive the autoimmune response, while others try to suppress it. A team of investigators at Thomas Jefferson University have […]