B cells -a type of white blood cells in the immune system -- may be the key to reducing Multiple Sclerosis symptoms. A study being presented at the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting found patients who took a drug that targeted B-cells had fewer new brain lesions compared to patients who were given a placebo. On average, patients on the drug had less than one new lesion a year compared to 16 lesions without treatment.
And drinking more coffee seems to lower the risk of diabetes. Harvard researchers say people who drank an additional one and a half cups of joe daily over a four-year period… reduced their risk by 11 percent. In addition, the study found decreasing coffee consumption increased a person's diabetes risk.
(Alexis Christoforous, CBS News)
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