‘B Vitamin Prevents MS Disability in Mice’

I hope they’ve started on the clinical trial since then… :o)

Journal of Neuroscience, September 20, 2006

BOSTON, Sept. 20 — A form of niacin may be a novel treatment for chronic progressive multiple sclerosis, according to researchers here.n a mouse model of MS, nicotinamide — the amide form of niacin, or vitamin B3 — significantly prevented neurological disability, said Shinjiro Kaneko, M.D., of Children’s Hospital Boston.The finding, reported in the Sept. 20 issue of Journal of Neuroscience, raises the possibility that the vitamin “may be a promising candidate as a neuroprotective treatment for MS patients,” said Dr. Kaneko and colleagues.

This research sounds very promising too…don’t know if they started on the clinical trials yet..would be nice…

(for the whole article check under ‘links’:o)

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