Original Article

On the Etiology, Rational Treatment and Prevention of Multiple Sclerosis

Authors: H J ROBERTS M.D.


When a well defined disease, both clinically and pathologically, has continuously defied all investigative and experimental approaches to its cause, any new hypothesis must be met with cold appraisal. The author offers a hypothesis for the pathogenesis and etiology of multiple sclerosis unrelated to any advanced in the past. A new hypothesis will either stand or fall upon how it withstands the tests of unbiased investigators. In the discussion which follows this paper, the discussor debates six tenets of the author's hypothesis marshalling evidence to the contrary.

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