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IN BRIEF: Zocor Shown to Slow Disability in Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

IN BRIEF: Zocor Shown to Slow Disability in Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

The possible benefits of statin drugs against Multiple Sclerosis ( MS) have been investigated for years, not necessarily with success. Wang and colleagues concluded [1]: “There is no convincing evidence to support the use of either atorvastatin or simvastatin as an adjunctive therapy in MS.” But this was as a supplement …Read the Rest

MND BRIEF: Study Shows Multiple Sclerosis Burns Up Vitamin D, But Do Vitamin D supplements fight MS?

MND BRIEF: Study Shows Multiple Sclerosis Burns Up Vitamin D, But Do Vitamin D supplements fight MS?

  A study shows that Multiple Sclerosis (MS) treatment by Interferon-Beta  improves  the ability of the MS patient to produce vitamin D by exposure of their skin to the sun The research was done at the Australian facility  Menzies Research Institute Tasmania Quoting the article [1]: “…In this study, we found …Read the Rest

Modifiable factors influencing relapses and disability in multiple sclerosis (Pubmed)

Modifiable factors influencing relapses and disability in multiple sclerosis (Pubmed)

MediNewsdigest: An interesting article that should clarify myths and realities of what affects or not the course of Multiple Sclerosis. Follow this link to Pubmed, one of the main  US Govn’t medical data bases. MediNewsdigest Notes: From the article it seems that, Reducing relapses frequency: Vitamin D, pregnancy, exercise Increasing …Read the Rest

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