Polyunsaturated fatty acids in treatment of acute remitting multiple sclerosis.

@article{Bates1978PolyunsaturatedFA,
  title={Polyunsaturated fatty acids in treatment of acute remitting multiple sclerosis.},
  author={D. Bates and P. R. Fawcett and D. Shaw and D. Weightman},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  year={1978},
  volume={2},
  pages={1390 - 1391}
}
  • D. Bates, P. R. Fawcett, +1 author D. Weightman
  • Published 1978
  • Medicine
  • British Medical Journal
  • One hundred and sixteen patients with acute remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) took part in a double-blind controlled trial of treatment with polyunsaturated fatty acids and were randomly allocated to one of four groups. Two groups received linoleic acid, one alone as a spread and one with gamma-linolenic acid in capsules (Naudicelle); and two control groups received oleic acid, one as a spread and one in capsules. Rates of clinical deterioration and frequencies of attacks were not significantly… CONTINUE READING
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