This edition: The Multiple Sclerosis Revolution
As many as 400-thousand Americans have multiple sclerosis and it is believed to affect as many as two and a half million people worldwide. While the condition is relatively common it is also a mysterious illness that can strike seemingly without warning and have lifelong devastating consequences. But there have been many recent breakthroughs in the understanding of MS. This new knowledge has dramatically transformed the way MS is viewed and understood by the medical community. In this program we'll see how these new insights are leading to the development of new treatments and the promise of a better quality of life for patients.