Diagnosis: MS: TNF-alpha: A Double-edged Sword

Reprinted from PN August 2002
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Doctors are trying to better understand the complex nature of TNF-alpha, an immune messenger protein that appears to attack and repair myelin-making cells in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). The overall goal is to isolate or harness aspects of this complicated protein in treating the disease. In the August 2002 PN/Paraplegia News, find out what we know —and don't know —about this immune-system troublemaker.


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Diagnosis: MS: TNF-alpha: A Double-edged Sword


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