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eNews April 2012

Society-funded heat and MS study offers new insight

People with MS often report worse symptoms when the weather is hot. A recent study, co-funded by the Society and the National Institutes of Health, looks at how heat affects the ability of people with MS to perform mental tasks. The results of this research may help people plan activities and improve the design of future MS clinical trials.

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