Targeting testosterone-linked molecule to ease MS symptoms

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Women fall ill with MS at a higher rate than men. Researchers are targeting hormones for therapy.

In 10 seconds? Male sex hormone testosterone controls a molecule that prevents many men from developing MS. Tests on female lab mice confirmed that MS symptoms could be stopped by using that pr...