About this book
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is one of the main causes of disability in young adult population. The estimated burden of the disease worldwide is about three million people. The pathogenic mechanism of MS involves both auto immune and degenerative processes. These two mechanisms are thought to determine a combination of events leading to several clinical pattern of disease onset and course.
Multiple Sclerosis: Global Perspectives on a Silent Killer provides the most up-to-date and concise reviews on the critical issues of multiple sclerosis from around the world. This book is written by leaders and experts in the field of multiple sclerosis research and is divided into easy to read sections. Section I focuses on basic science aspects of Multiple Sclerosis, including potential biomarkers, molecular biology, heat shock proteins, oxidative stress, genetic and epigenetics. Section II focuses on clinical and epidemiological aspects of Multiple Sclerosis, including remyelination therapy, neuroplasticity-based technologies and interventions. This is an important reference book and a must-read for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Medical Scholars, Basic Science Researchers, Neurology Fellows, Neurology Residents and Neurologists in Clinical Practice.
Multiple Sclerosis Neuroscience Neurology Neurodegeneration Biomarkers Immunology
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- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47861-6
- Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
- Publisher Name Springer, Cham
- eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
- Print ISBN 978-3-319-47860-9
- Online ISBN 978-3-319-47861-6
- Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
- Series Online ISSN 2214-8019
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