Male Immune Cells Drive More Severe MS, Study Suggests

Male Immune Cells Drive More Severe MS, Study Suggests

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Male Immune Cells Drive More Severe MS, Study Suggests

Due to differences in sex chromosomes, certain immune cells cause more severe disease in males than females, according to a new study in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS). The findings could help to explain why biological males with MS tend to have more severe disease. The study, “Male sex chromosomal complement exacerbates the pathogenicity of Th17 cells in a chronic model of central nervous system autoimmunity,” was published in Cell Reports. Biological sex has…

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