Author Topic: (Abst.) Study may provide clue to why men tend to get MS less often than women  (Read 84 times)

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Researchers have been looking into a possible reason why women get autoimmune diseases like MS more often than men. Some Northwestern University investigators have published an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, "Male-specific IL-33 expression regulates sex-dimorphic EAE susceptibility" (January 29, 2018). A link to the abstract:


http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/01/25/1710401115
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Testosterone: Why the incidence of MS is lower in men
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2018, 04:11:07 pm »
An article about this, "Testosterone: Why the incidence of multiple sclerosis is lower in men" by  Laura Elizabeth Mason in Technology Networks, January 29, 2018:


https://www.technologynetworks.com/tn/news/testosterone-why-the-incidence-of-multiple-sclerosis-is-lower-in-men-296920
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