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Multiple sclerosis drug is first to dramatically cut brain shrinkage

发布时间:2019-03-07 04:04:16来源:未知点击:

DR P. MARAZZI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Chelsea Whyte An experimental drug for the most severe forms of multiple sclerosis has slowed brain shrinkage by nearly a half. There are dozens of therapies approved for the relapsing form of MS, a disease of the nervous system, in which people can be symptom-free for months before another attack. But there are very few for people suffering from more severe forms of the disease – known as primary progressive and secondary progressive MS and in which there is rarely any respite from disabling symptoms. A clinical trial has now published its results,