Blood test may help predict whose multiple sclerosis will get worse – Medical Xpress

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A blood test may help predict which people with multiple sclerosis (MS) will get worse during the following year, according to a study published in the May 20, 2020, online issue of Neurology.

“In a disease like MS that is so unpredictable and varies so much from one person to the next, having a noninvasive blood test like this could be very valuable, especially since treatments are most effective in the earliest stages of the disease,” said study author Ali Manouchehrinia, Ph.D., of the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden.

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