Mouse Model for Fatigue Has Implications for Multiple Sclerosis

Mouse model
Mouse model
A new mouse model for fatigue may have implications for multiple sclerosis treatment.

There’s a new animal model coming down the pike that may be of use to multiple sclerosis researchers. At the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) annual meeting in Washington, D.C., researchers announced that they have developed a new mouse model for fatigue. This is the first mouse model to isolate fatigue from other symptoms.

Fatigue is said to be the most common and debilitating symptom of multiple sclerosis. It’s characterized less as sleepiness and more as an inability to function normally, even if the motivation is there.

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