Thursday January 18th 2018

Two treatments identified which may have a role in myelin repair

Laboratory studies have shown two treatments currently used to treat skin conditions may have the potential to be developed into therapies to repair myelin in people with MS. However, this is very early research in animals and human cells, so the press coverage reporting the treatments as a ‘cure’, or ‘reversing’ or ‘stopping’ MS is somewhat premature. Any effect in humans is theoretical and not yet demonstrated. (Source: Multiple Sclerosis Trust)

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Two treatments identified which may have a role in myelin repair

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