MS Martial Arts: Battle B-neath the Surface

Multiple sclerosis is a progressive neurological disease that develops when the myelin in the central nervous system is attacked, leading to a range of symptoms including mobility problems, numbness, vision problems, pain, and fatigue.

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In this Roche video aimed at older children and teens, B-cells are portrayed as martial arts warriors. The animation takes us through what the martial arts B-cells do to help the body, and introduces us to ninja plasma cells!  It then describes how B-cells behave differently in people with MS —  instead of becoming defenders for the immune system, they attack it.

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