Statins a new hope for treatment of Multiple Sclerosis an autoimmune disease - ShoutasScience

University college of London (UCL) researchers in the initial phase of clinical trial have found out that taking high doses of Statins (Simvastatin), a cholesterol-lowering drug by the people with the secondary progressive form of multiple sclerosis (MS) had a significant reduction in the rate of brain atrophy (brain shrinkage) over two years and also had better disability scores at the end of study. The phase 2 Clinical trial was conducted in collaboration with National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the MS Society (UK), the National MS Society (US), the NHS and UK universities."

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