Predict (the course of) MS – with a blood test!

Medical News Today Sept. 1st 2009

This article talks about an interesting discovery that might not only be able to predict the development of MS but also its future course!!

Scientists have discovered a blood test that could predict the course of MS, or even indicate who is likely to develop the condition after a first MS-like attack.

The results of the study suggest that differing antibody levels produced in response to the common virus Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), may predict the course of MS.

The study of course still needs to be proven in future studies but I’d say it looks promising : ) both for us MSers and people who might develop MS…

For more details please visit the Medical News Today link.

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