Nanoparticles to Treat MS

Nanoparticles to Treat MS

A recent research has found treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS). During the research, nanoparticles taken from synthetic molecule known as PLG were induced in mice affected with MS. The nanoparticles helped in reducing the inflammation caused by MS.

PLG is naturally found in a human body in the form of lactic and glycolic acids. During the study, it was found that the nanoparticles reduced the inflammation caused by MS. Researchers are hopeful that the new vaccine would bring revolution in the treatment of MS.

Corresponding author of the research Stephen Miller said, "This is a highly significant breakthrough in translational immunotherapy. The holy grail is to develop a therapy that is specific to the pathological immune response, in this case the body attacking myelin".

Further researches are required to be conducted to make sure that the vaccine doesn't cause any side effects. Researchers are hopeful that the vaccine thus found could also be used for treating patients affected with asthma and cancer. The nanoparticles boost immune system enabling body to fight infectious cells. The findings of researchers have been published in the journal Nature Biotechnology. It is hoped that the vaccine would become available for clinical use soon.


FrenchTribune Specials

Experiment with Worms in ISS could Help Understand Astronauts‘ Skin-Thinning in

In order to shed some light on what makes the body build and lose muscle of astronauts' in space, researchers have decide to send thousands of microscopic worms on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in an experiment.

Timothy Etheridge from University of Exeter who studies muscle decline in space and potential ways of...

Most Popular

Too much snacking on fruit harmful

If you prefer having fruits over junk, it is considered...

Fossil Study shows Strange Wings used by Little Dinosaur

Researchers were left surprised by a little dinosaur...

Giant fireball seen flying over Britain and Ireland

On Sunday evening, a huge fireball was seen flying over...

Crew working to save whale stuck in lagoon on Great Barrier Reef

Wildlife experts and crew members are working to save...

Poll

Can Greece Come out of Economic Problems: