Study shows Lisinopril good for MS

It is an article from the Medical News Today site (Published first Aug.18 and then Aug. 20th/09)

It is interesting…as it is yet another drug that is being used for treating something else, seems to actually help MS too…

“Drug Used For High Blood Pressure Shows Benefits In Treating MS-like Disease In Mice”

Researchers funded in part by the National MS Society have demonstrated that lisinopril – a drug commonly used to lower blood pressure – reversed symptoms in mice with MS-like disease, and stimulated the production of a type of immune cell that is thought to be capable of turning off MS immune attacks. Further research is needed to determine whether this approach will have benefits in people with MS.

For more info…click on the medical news today link under ‘links’ :)


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