Blood pressure drug protects against symptoms of MS in mice

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Blood pressure drug protects against symptoms of MS in mice

Postby MSUK » Fri Mar 13, 2015 7:35 am

Blood pressure drug protects against symptoms of MS in animal models

An FDA-approved drug for high blood pressure, guanabenz, prevents myelin loss and alleviates clinical symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in animal models, according to a new study at the University of Chicago in Nature Communications. The drug appears to enhance an innate cellular mechanism that protects myelin-producing cells against inflammatory stress.......... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/myelin
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