Interferons are a group of immune system proteins -- alpha, beta, and gamma -- produced by the body. They act in different ways to control the activity of the immune system. They also have antiviral properties. (Remember that another theory regarding relapses in people who already have MS is that they may be triggered by viruses.) So far, experts have found that interferon beta is effective in treating multiple sclerosis (MS).
It is possible that the main title of the report Multiple Sclerosis is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.