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Common acne medication offers new treatment for MS patients say U of C researchers - Calgary Sun;

Common acne medication offers new treatment for MS patients say U of C researchers - Calgary Sun

Calgary SunCommon acne medication offers new treatment for MS patients say U of C researchersCalgary SunU of C acne medication Dr. Luanne Metz, Professor and Head of the Division of Neurology, and Dr. V. Wee Yong, Professor and Head of Translational Neuroscience, from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute have discovered that a common acne drug, minocycline, ...and more »

Acne drug slows multiple sclerosis in early stages, study finds - Toronto Star;

Acne drug slows multiple sclerosis in early stages, study finds - Toronto Star

Toronto StarAcne drug slows multiple sclerosis in early stages, study findsToronto StarCanadian study in the NEJM shows that acne drug minocycline slows multiple sclerosis in the early stages of the disease. Dr. Luanne Metz and V. Wee Yong of the University of Calgary co-authored a study showing that a common acne drug called ...and more »

Common acne drug could treat MS, University of Calgary research shows - Globalnews.ca;

Common acne drug could treat MS, University of Calgary research shows - Globalnews.ca

Globalnews.caCommon acne drug could treat MS, University of Calgary research showsGlobalnews.caWATCH ABOVE: Those suffering from multiple sclerosis are getting help from an unexpected source. As Heather Yourex-West explains, an inexpensive acne drug can help people with early-stage symptoms.and more »

Common acne drug can slow progress of MS in people with early symptoms: study - CTV News;

Common acne drug can slow progress of MS in people with early symptoms: study - CTV News

CTV NewsCommon acne drug can slow progress of MS in people with early symptoms: studyCTV NewsA common, affordable antibiotic used to treat acne can help stave off the progression of multiple sclerosis in people who've experienced early symptoms of the disease, according to a new Canadian study. A clinical trial led by researchers at the ...and more »

Acne antibiotic delays development of multiple sclerosis in small trial - Channel NewsAsia;

Acne antibiotic delays development of multiple sclerosis in small trial - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaAcne antibiotic delays development of multiple sclerosis in small trialChannel NewsAsia(Reuters Health) - An inexpensive antibiotic used to fight acne appears to delay the development of multiple sclerosis in people in the earliest stage of the crippling disease, according to a Canadian study. Treatment with the generic tetracycline drug ...and more »

'It's a big discovery because it's a cheap, generic, oral medication,' says University of Calgary neurologist - CBC.ca;

'It's a big discovery because it's a cheap, generic, oral medication,' says University of Calgary neurologist - CBC.ca

CBC.ca'It's a big discovery because it's a cheap, generic, oral medication,' says University of Calgary neurologistCBC.caMillions of people already take minocycline to treat acne, but University of Calgary researchers have found the inexpensive antibiotic also helps to control multiple sclerosis (MS). Their work opens up new treatment options for people who have ...and more »

Common acne medication offers new treatment for multiple sclerosis - UCalgary News;

Common acne medication offers new treatment for multiple sclerosis - UCalgary News

UCalgary NewsCommon acne medication offers new treatment for multiple sclerosisUCalgary NewsLead author of the study, Professor Luanne Metz from the Cumming School of Medicine, with neuroscientist V. Wee Yong, who initially had the idea to test the acne medicine in an animal model. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary. A Canadian ...and more »