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Eye drug shown to prompt myelin repair in mouse model

Eye drug shown to prompt myelin repair in mouse modelPublished: 02 September 2022 A new study found that medrysone, an anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid used to treat various eye conditions including allergic conjunctivitis, improved myelin repair in mice with multiple sclerosis (MS). Previous research has suggested the drug activates oligodendrocytes, which are
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Enzyme for myelin repair discovered

Enzyme for myelin repair discovered Published: 17 June 2021 Scientists have discovered the enzyme needed to activate the repair of myelin in the body in a mouse-model study.  Called TET1, the enzyme starts to get lost with age, but it is essential in activating the genes involved in repairing myelin,
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Fruit peel compound may promote myelin repair

Fruit peel compound may promote myelin repair Published: 16 April 2020 A compound found in the peels of some fruits, such as apples and prunes, may reduce neuron damage and promote myelin repair, a mouse model study has found.  Scientists used laboratory-grade, purified ursolic acid and tested mice which were
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