Recycling in medicine… New life for old drugs in multiple sclerosis

Researchers screening for effect on brain cells have found at least two possible new drugs that they may trial in Multiple Sclerosis.

One is a widely used antifungal drug, the other a steroid. These may then enter early stage trials in humans.

They were screened by using a mouse model of an MS like disease and show promise. The more options we have, the better.

Original article here.

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