Cognitive Dysfunction Found to Increase Risk of Death in MS

Cognitive Dysfunction Found to Increase Risk of Death in MS

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Cognitive Dysfunction Found to Increase Risk of Death in MS

Cognitive dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) is predictive of worse outcomes, including clinical progression of the disease and a higher risk of mortality, according to a new study. “This review revealed that cognitive dysfunction … was associated with higher odds of transitioning from [a] relapsing–remitting course to a progressive disease course … and [a] higher hazard of death,” the researchers wrote. The study, “Cognitive dysfunction and mortality in multiple sclerosis: Long-term retrospective review,”…

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