Multiple Sclerosis by Sandra AmorMultiple Sclerosis by Sandra Amor

Multiple Sclerosis

bySandra Amor, Hans van Noort

Paperback | August 24, 2012

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is thought to affect almost 2.5 million people worldwide. With the arrival of several new MS drugs and increased availability of information on the internet, many people are confronted by an overwhelming number of information sources about how best to manage theircondition. This new book explains, in a clear and accessible way, what is currently known about MS. It provides an explanation of the disease process, symptoms, diagnosis, and how drugs and alternative approaches to disease management work. It also provides supplementary information on how lifestyleand diet changes may help.Multiple Sclerosis: The Facts addresses the most frequently asked questions about MS, and provides answers in an easy-to-read and accessible format. The book is an invaluable resource for people with MS, and their families and health care workers will also find it a go-to guide to help understandthe disease more clearly. This book will also be of interest to medical students and MS researchers.
Sandra Amor obtained her PhD in Pathology at London University, UK in 1988, specialising in virus infections of the central nervous system. After her PhD she established a research group at St Thomas's Hospital examining how autoimmune responses to brain proteins are involved in multiple sclerosis. Her research expanded and after a few...
Title:Multiple SclerosisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0 inPublished:August 24, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199652570

ISBN - 13:9780199652570


Table of Contents

Glossary1. What is MS?2. What does it mean to have MS?3. Who gets MS?4. Is MS hereditary?5. What causes MS? Meet the immune system6. What causes MS? Is it really the immune system?7. Which drugs may help suppress MS?8. Which non-conventional treatments may help suppress MS?Useful websites