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    Immune treatment for MS shows promise
    Friday 7 February 2014 - 2am PST
    A new treatment that boosts immunity to Epstein-Barr virus may benefit patients with multiple sclerosis, according to the results of an Australian study published in the Multiple Sclerosis Journal.


    The treatment involves taking some of the patient's blood so the researchers can harvest some of his own T cells and grow them in the lab together with an EBV vaccine. Then, the boosted cells are transferred back to the patient intravenously....
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