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Avocados reduce MS risk

Avocados reduce MS risk Published: 26 January 2021 Drinking alcohol doesn’t have any effect on the likeliness of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new large-scale analysis. Some previous studies have suggested that alcohol consumption may be linked with a lower risk of MS, while others have not found
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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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Asthma drug helps regenerate myelin

Asthma drug helps regenerate myelin Published: 04 September 2020 A new study on mice has found a drug called theophylline, which is used to treat respiratory diseases helps regenerate myelin. In multiple sclerosis (MS), the immune system attacks and damages the myelin sheath which protects the nerves.  Researchers at Johannes
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Cashew nut shell compound shows promise in mouse study

Another gCashew nut shell compound shows promise in mouse study Published: 24 August 2020 A compound found in cashew nuts shell called anacardic acid has been found to promote myelin repair and lessen neuronal damage and disability in a study on mice.  A research team from Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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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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