Prolactin in multiple sclerosis.

  title={Prolactin in multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Simon Zhornitsky and V. Wee Yong and Samuel Weiss and Luanne M. Metz},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  volume={19 1},
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is more common among women than men. MS often goes into remission during pregnancy, when prolactin (PRL) levels are known to be high. In an animal model of demyelination, PRL promoted myelin repair, suggesting it has potential as a remyelinating therapy in MS. In this systematic review, we examined the known associations between PRL and MS, in order to elucidate its potential role in the pathophysiology and treatment of MS. A systematic search was performed in the… CONTINUE READING
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