Polyunsaturated fatty acids and their potential therapeutic role in multiple sclerosis

@article{Mehta2009PolyunsaturatedFA,
  title={Polyunsaturated fatty acids and their potential therapeutic role in multiple sclerosis},
  author={Lahar R. Mehta and Robert H. Dworkin and Steven R Schwid},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={5},
  pages={82-92}
}
Considerable interest has been shown in the potential anti-inflammatory effects of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) in multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune inflammatory disorders. Studies suggest a modest association between consumption of low levels of unsaturated fat and an increased incidence of MS. Moreover, in vitro and in vivo studies have demonstrated that omega-3 and omega-6 PUFA supplementation can reduce immune-cell activation via a number of complex pathways. Noncontrolled… CONTINUE READING
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