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Tackling multiple sclerosis

New work in mice finds that certain anti-cholesterol drugs can reduce symptoms of disease in brain autoimmune disorders that are akin to human multiple sclerosis. There are also hints as to how the drugs might work.

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Wekerle, H. Tackling multiple sclerosis. Nature 420, 39–40 (2002).

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