Acne treatment may slow onset of MS

7 June 2017

Source MS Society:

Minocycline, a common acne treatment, may slow down the onset of MS in people with Clinically Isolated Syndrome (CIS).

People with CIS have experienced one episode of neurological symptoms and often go on to be diagnosed with MS. Researchers at the University of Calgary in Canada have been looking for drugs that could help stop this conversion to full MS.

Based on promising initial studies, they tested a cheap antibiotic which is already used around the world by millions.  Read on.