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Multiple Sclerosis => MS - RESEARCH AND NEWS => Topic started by: agate on November 30, 2017, 03:49:15 pm

Title: Possible blood test to monitor MS disease activity
Post by: agate on November 30, 2017, 03:49:15 pm
From Medical News Today, November 30, 2017, an article about a study involving only 85 people  followed for 2 years but apparently showing that there's a nerve protein, called neurofilament light chain (NFL), that can be detected in the blood indicating when new MS lesions are developing.  This could be promising news, but they have a way to go yet.

MS: Blood test offers new way to monitor disease activity (
Title: Blood test that helps predict disease activity might lower need for MRIs...
Post by: agate on December 04, 2017, 04:19:12 pm
More on this in Multiple Sclerosis News Today, December 4, 2017: (