Ibudilast slows both brain shrinkage and loss of myelin in MS, phase 2 trial shows

Multiple sclerosis organisations, and the media, are excited about new drug ibudilast. This follows a striking presentation at the ECTRIMS-ACTRIMS meeting in Paris. So, what exactly is ibudilast and what can it do? Well, it’s an ant-inflammatory treatment but, for a more detailed answer, I am grateful to multiplescleroisnewstoday.com for this explanation: “Ibudilast, labeled MN-166 by MediciNova, is … Continue reading Ibudilast slows both brain shrinkage and loss of myelin in MS, phase 2 trial shows

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Coimbra’s high dose vitamin D treatment for MS and other autoimmune diseases works, say patients

I have written before about vitamin D and autoimmune diseases, including multiple sclerosis. What’s more, I take a daily supplement of 5,000 IU (international units) of vitamin D3. That started when I was found to be deficient in the vitamin last October. D3 is the main element, one of many, in an MS treatment protocol … Continue reading Coimbra’s high dose vitamin D treatment for MS and other autoimmune diseases works, say patients