More MS news articles for October 2000

When Multiple Sclerosis Affects the Mind: An Overview

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Participants: Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Biogen

Summary:

For the 2.5 million people worldwide who have sultiple sclerosis, the impact of the disease on motor control is the central issue. But the disease can also have a mental dimension, affecting a patient's cognitive functions, from memory to the ability to complete complex tasks. Not everyone with MS experiences cognitive impairment, and for those who do, the effects are usually very subtle. Still, it is an important concern for many patients, and our panel of experts will discuss what is known about this aspect of MS.

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