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The disease symptoms and treatments

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common neurological disorder among young adults and often results in a handicap. It is an auto-immune disease in which the body attacks its own tissues. The immune attack in MS targets the central nervous system. The lesions are well-localised and are called “plaques”.



Multiple sclerosis and pregnancy

A few decades ago, pregnancy was not recommended for women suffering from MS. This is no longer the case. 

Giving birth to one or more children while suffering from MS has no negative consequences on the course of the disease, and on the contrary could have a positive effect on it...


Multiple sclerosis: an explosive mix

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an explosive mix :  MS involves the Epstein-Barr virus, autoimmunity, neuroinflammation and cerebral atrophy, all at once.

But the existence of "shadow plaques" is a source of hope...Explanations...

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Twice a year, the Charcot Foundation publishes a Bulletin which wants to be the objective reflection of research and last acquisitions in Multiple sclerosis as well in the field of our knowledge of the disease as of the new treatments under study

APRIL 2024