Immune modulation and increased neurotrophic factor production in multiple sclerosis patients treated with testosterone

@article{Gold2008ImmuneMA,
  title={Immune modulation and increased neurotrophic factor production in multiple sclerosis patients treated with testosterone},
  author={Stefan M. Gold and Sara L Chalifoux and Barbara S. Giesser and Rhonda R. Voskuhl},
  journal={Journal of Neuroinflammation},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={32 - 32}
}
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system with a pronounced neurodegenerative component. It has been suggested that novel treatment options are needed that target both aspects of the disease. Evidence from basic and clinical studies suggests that testosterone has an immunomodulatory as well as a potential neuroprotective effect that could be beneficial in MS. Ten male MS patients were treated with 10 g of gel containing 100 mg of testosterone in a cross… CONTINUE READING
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