New Blood Test Could Help with MS Prognosis

New Blood Test Could Help with MS Prognosis

Are blood tests becoming the future of managing multiple sclerosis? Earlier this year, the company IQuity released a blood test, IsolateMS, saying it could help diagnose multiple sclerosis (MS) in patients. And now a new blood test is showing potential in helping predict progression in MS. Currently, there is no way to predict progression, but the use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans help doctors and patients track disease activity. This new blood test is based on a protein that is released following damage to cell axons. The protein, called neurofilament light chain or serum NF-L, could be a promising...

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