A possible breakthrough in the treatment of MS

Doctoral student Andrea Merchak and Lab Director Alban Gaultier study the impact of bile salts on laboratory mice with multiple sclerosis. (Credit: UVA)

About a million people in this country suffer from a degenerative disease called multiple sclerosis.  Treatments carry some potentially serious side effects, and there is no cure.

But scientists at the University of Virginia report a breakthrough that could someday mean recovery for people who have MS and other autoimmune disorders. From Charlottesville, Sandy Hausman reports.

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