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Combination therapy may benefit MS patients

A combination therapy of an antibiotic and a medication used to treat multiple sclerosis may slow the progress of the disease, a study has shown.According to a preliminary study, combining daily 100 milligram doses doxycycline and interferon therapy reduced the number of brain lesions by a quarter in a group of 15 relapsing patients.Fewer lesions were visible using MRI scans, the study said, and patients also had reduced scores on a scale designed to assess disability.Only ...

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