27 May - 2 June 2017
These are links to news stories from the last week that may be of interest to people in the UK. The link beneath each item will take you to the original story.
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Acne drug delays MS onset
Canadian research found that minocycline (an antibiotic used to treat acne) reduced the risk of people with clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) converting to definite MS. At six months the risk for the treatment group was 43% compared to 61% in the placebo group.
MS Trust link: Clinically isolated syndrome (CIS)