Curing MS : how science is solving the mysteries of multiple sclerosis (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Curing MS : how science is solving the mysteries of multiple sclerosis

Author: Howard L Weiner
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Explores the medical community's past and present efforts to cure multiple sclerosis, explaining how the disease is caused, and sharing information on drug and treatment breakthroughs.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
Personal narratives
Récits personnels
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard L Weiner
ISBN: 0609609009 9780609609002
OCLC Number: 53307764
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 309 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The monster --
The spinal fluid mystery --
Is MS two letters or three? --
The electricity is off --
Viral origins --
Plasma, placebos and clinical trials --
Jonas Salk tries to cure MS --
Chemotherapy for MS --
T cells and tolerance --
A drug for MS, finally --
Copolymer 1 --
Inflammation versus degeneration --
Twenty-one points --
Taming the monster --
Going for the cure.
Responsibility: Howard L. Weiner.
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Explores the medical community's past and present efforts to cure multiple sclerosis, explaining how the disease is caused, and sharing information on drug and treatment breakthroughs.  Read more...

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