Multiple Sclerosis: Compound Remyelinates

Chemical #compound produces beneficial #inflammation, remyelination that could help treat #multiplesclerosis

Researchers report that #indazole #chloride, a synthetic compound that acts on one form of the body’s estrogen #receptors, is able to remyelinate (add new #myelin to) damaged #axons and alter the body’s #immune system — findings that could help treat multiple sclerosis. Drugs available to treat MS alter the immune system but do not induce repair of damaged axons.

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