Vitamin D could be weapon against Multiple Sclerosis

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Vitamin D could be weapon against Multiple Sclerosis

Postby MSUK » Thu Feb 23, 2012 5:02 am

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A Clinical trial will test whether Vitamin D can help fight multiple sclerosis (MS).

If successful, researchers say the trial could open the door to a treatment which is 100 times cheaper than other drugs available.

The $2 million trial, announced today by MS Research Australia, will begin recruiting in Victoria, NSW, Tasmania and New Zealand from April.

Researchers hope to find 150 people with early or suspected symptoms of MS and put them on varying doses of Vitamin D.

"If we can ... watch to see if that actually slows the progress or stops the progress, and they don't actually get MS, then we know Vitamin D is having an effect," MS Research Australia CEO Jeremy Wright said.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1334
MS-UK - http://www.ms-uk.org/
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Re: Vitamin D could be weapon against Multiple Sclerosis

Postby hlahore » Thu Feb 23, 2012 6:29 pm

A review of that Clinical trial, 3 others, and much more Vitamin D and MS is available at a blog post with the title
Vitamin D for MS is becoming mainstream
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