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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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MS drug shown to promote remyelination in mouse study

MS drug shown to promote remyelination in mouse studyPublished: 23 August 2022 Spasticity medication Baclofen promoted the repair of myelin in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found. Most treatments for MS focus on controlling the immune system to help prevent relapses, but repairing myelin
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Proteins which block remyelination in MS discovered

Proteins which block remyelination in MS discoveredPublished 29 June 2022 Proteins called tenascins block the body’s ability for remyelination, a study on mice has revealed. Remyelination – the growing back of the myelin sheath that surrounds the nerves and was damaged by multiple sclerosis (MS) – is considered the holy
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Treatment shows remyelination promise

Treatment shows remyelination promisePublished 08 June 2022 A new experimental treatment has been shown to promote the restoration of the myelin sheath in preclinical models of the disease. ABX-002, which is being developed by Autobahn Therapeutics, is a thyromimetic – a lab-made molecule which is designed to mimic the activity
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