Saturday, May 13, 2006

MS and Cognitive Problems

There were many studies and papers this month focusing on cognitive difficulties associated with MS. I make a point of reading these, probably because the possiblity of cognitive impairment scare me so much. My father had Parkinson’s Disease with some symptoms similar to my MS. I watched him evolve from a strong, independent man to a totally dependent patient. He was unaware of almost everything around him and no longer knew my mother with whom he lived for fifty years.

Here are several recent studies and papers focusing on cognitive problems associated with MS:

For more recent research news visit the MS International Federation or for the latest on Tysabri visit the National MS Society.

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