Multiple cups of coffee may reduce MS risk, study finds

February 26, 2015 9:00 PM

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Multiple cups of coffee may reduce MS risk, study finds

“Coffee/caffeine intake seems to be protective against Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease, leading to a question of whether it might also be important for MS, another central nervous system disorder,” study author Dr. Ellen Mowry, an assistant professor of neurology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore and a member of the American Academy of Neurology, told FoxNews.com via email. The research is being presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th annual meeting in Washington, DC Thursday.

According to The National MS Society, MS is a disease of the nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain and between the brain and body. The symptoms of MS are unpredictable and vary among patients, but many suffer from fatigue, numbness or tingling, vision, bowel, and blad...

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