Neurology Central

Monitoring nerve protein in blood tests may help predict multiple sclerosis (MS) flare-ups

A simple blood test detecting a nerve protein, neurofilament light chain, could be a new tool for monitoring flare-ups in patients suffering relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS).

The research, published in Neurology, Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation, followed 85 patients with relapsing-remitting MS, a form of the disease marked by worsening of symptoms followed by periods of remission.

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