Further Data from Phase 2 Statins Trial in Progressive MS Show Effect on Cognition: Phase 3 Study Un

New data have been published from a completed phase 2 study of the cholesterol-lowering drug simvastatin in people with secondary progressive MS, indicating improvements in some aspects of cognitive function after 2 years among those given simvastatin. Previously reported results suggested that simvastatin reduced the rate of brain atrophy, or shrinkage. A large phase 3 trial of simvastatin is underway, with co-funding from the National MS Society and others, being led by Dr. Jeremy Chataway (University College London). Read more on the website of University College London Hospitals Read the…

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