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Tag: Multiple sclerosis

November 22, 2019
A recent study published in Cell Stem Cell shows that fasting and metformin are effective in a mouse model of demyelination, which is caused in humans by such disorders as multiple sclerosis. Myelin, demyelination, and remyelination Myelin, a substance rich in beneficial proteins and fats, is an insulator and protector of nerve cells and helps...
September 28, 2017
A new mouse study by University of Florida Health researchers shows that multiple sclerosis can be inhibited or even reversed by using a gene therapy that stops the immune response caused by the disease in its tracks. What is multiple sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease, affects around 2.3 million people worldwide and...