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Old 08-19-2009, 09:11 AM
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For those who know someone with this devastating disease here's some good news and that is researchers at the Institute For Medical Research in Montreal have successfully and totally 100% reversed multiple sclerosis in mice as the newly created protein called GIFT15 shuts down the B-Cells from telling the T-Cells from attacking the nervous system. They also believe this may work for crohns, lupus and arthritis.
Multiple Sclerosis Successfully Reversed In Mice: New Immune-suppressing Treatment Forces The Disease Into Remission - Science Daily

Other research news out this week is that researchers at Stanford University have discovered that a low cost anti hypertension drug (lisinopril) lowers inflammation in the brain during the experiments and completely reversed multiple sclerosis in the mice.
Inexpensive Hypertension Drug Could Be Multiple Sclerosis Treatment, Study Suggests - Science Daily

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