Multiple Sclerosis myelin skin patch trial shows promise

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Multiple Sclerosis myelin skin patch trial shows promise

Postby MSUK » Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:52 am

A skin patch delivering peptides derived from the presumed autoimmune target in multiple sclerosis reduced relapse frequency and brain lesions in a pilot clinical trial, researchers said.

In 30 patients with relapsing-remitting MS enrolled in the 1-year, placebo-controlled trial, those receiving the myelin skin patches containing 1 mg of peptides had an annualized relapse rate of 0.43 versus 1.4 in patients treated with a placebo patch (P=0.007), according to Krzysztof Selmaj, MD, PhD, of the Medical University of Lodz in Poland, and colleagues...........Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/index.cfm/myelin
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