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Metformin boosts cognition in rat model MS study

Metformin boosts cognition in rat model MS study Published: 11 August 2021 A new study found that diabetes medication metformin helped improve coordination, lessen cognitive impairment and normalise neuronal activity in a rat model of multiple sclerosis (MS).  Metformin works by activating a protein called adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK)
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Cancer drug rebuilds myelin in humans with MS

Cancer drug rebuilds myelin in humans with MS Published: 29 September 2020 A recent clinical trial of a cancer drug showed it repaired the myelin sheath that multiple sclerosis (MS) attacks, but the findings are bittersweet as the drug’s side effects are too serious for it to be used as
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Comorbidities do not raise risk of MS-related hospitalisation

Comorbidities do not raise risk of MS-related hospitalisation Published: 06 February 2020 Having comorbidities, or other health conditions, alongside multiple sclerosis (MS) does not increase the risk of hospitalisation for MS symptoms, a new study has found, but it does raise the risk for any-cause admission to hospital.  Researchers at
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