Estrogen-based Therapy Shows Potential to Protect Vision in Mouse Model

Estrogen-based Therapy Shows Potential to Protect Vision in Mouse Model

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Estrogen-based Therapy Shows Potential to Protect Vision in Mouse Model

An estrogen-based therapy, called indazole chloride (IndCl), was shown to protect against optic nerve damage in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), a study reported. IndCl may help to improve vision in people with the disease, but early treatment could be essential, its researchers suggested. “Our study shows the optic nerve and optic tract, which undergo significant inflammation, demyelination, and axonal damage, are able to restore some function with IndCl treatment with successful attenuation in…

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