Sex differences in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis: neuropathic pain behavior in females but not males and protection from neurological deficits during proestrus

@inproceedings{Rahn2013SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis: neuropathic pain behavior in females but not males and protection from neurological deficits during proestrus},
  author={Elizabeth Jocelyn Rahn and Tommaso Iannitti and Ren{\'e}e R. Donahue and Bradley Kenneth Taylor},
  booktitle={Biology of Sex Differences},
  year={2013}
}
Multiple sclerosis (MS), a demyelinating disease of the central nervous system, is one of the most prevalent neurological disorders in the industrialized world. This disease afflicts more than two million people worldwide, over two thirds of which are women. MS is typically diagnosed between the ages of 20–40 and can produce debilitating neurological impairments including muscle spasticity, muscle paralysis, and chronic pain. Despite the large sex disparity in MS prevalence, clinical and basic… CONTINUE READING
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