ML Martino

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OBJECTIVE We administered an acute psychological stressor to multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and normal controls to determine whether differences in subjective and physiological responses to stress may underlie the susceptibility of MS patients to stress-related exacerbations. METHOD Twenty-five MS patients (18 female, 7 male) and 25 age- and(More)
To determine whether MS patients differ from healthy subjects in stress-related immune changes, we examined immunologic alterations following a public speaking task in 25 MS patients and 25 healthy controls. Both groups demonstrated similar autonomic, neuroendocrine and immunologic responses to acute stress. Neutrophils, monocytes, CD8+ suppressor/cytotoxic(More)
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