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

Jill was enrolled in a clinical trial led by University of Calgary researchers studying whether minocycline, a common acne drug, could be a more affordable treatment for those in the early stages of MS. Global News ...

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

A 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 ...

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

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

Millions 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 ...

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

Lead 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 ...