Brain Structures Tied to Worse Memory in Pediatric-onset MS

Brain Structures Tied to Worse Memory in Pediatric-onset MS

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Brain Structures Tied to Worse Memory in Pediatric-onset MS

People who develop multiple sclerosis (MS) in childhood have more difficulty recognizing words and faces than healthy individuals, a small study found. The volume of certain structures of the limbic system — a part of the brain involved in memory and emotion — is smaller in those with MS, and this loss of volume now has been linked to poorer long-term memory. The study, “Memory, processing of emotional stimuli, and volume of limbic structures in…

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