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Multiple Sclerosis Reversed

#1  Postby Calilasseia » Apr 12, 2022 3:37 pm

New Scientist reports that multiple sclerosis has been reversed by transplants of immune cells that attack and destroy Epstein-Barr virus.

More on the relevant developments here.
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Re: Multiple Sclerosis Reversed

#2  Postby hackenslash » Apr 12, 2022 3:39 pm

That's huge if it pans out.
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#3  Postby Spearthrower » Apr 12, 2022 4:08 pm

Some insane innovations occurring in recent weeks! :o
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#4  Postby TopCat » Apr 12, 2022 4:15 pm

Spearthrower wrote:Some insane innovations occurring in recent weeks! :o

Let's hope the whole human race isn't about to be too fucked to take advantage of them.
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#5  Postby Spearthrower » Apr 12, 2022 5:42 pm

TopCat wrote:
Spearthrower wrote:Some insane innovations occurring in recent weeks! :o

Let's hope the whole human race isn't about to be too fucked to take advantage of them.



Well, if we bomb ourselves back to the Stone Age, at least this round's cavemen will have holy texts comprised of treatments for MS, cell age reversion, and accurate calculations of boson mass.
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#6  Postby Kaleid » Apr 14, 2022 2:32 pm

I'm fascinated about the concept of remyelination. The focus on MS was for a long time just stopping it progressing - remyelination would lead to recovery and presumably help with other diseases too.
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#7  Postby Spearthrower » Apr 14, 2022 2:41 pm

It would benefit me, for sure!
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