Tuesday, 13 July 2010

Could anti-hypertension drugs help treat Multiple Sclerosis?

From the MSRC:

Angiotensin II sustains brain inflammation in mice via TGF-β
The renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) is a key hormonal system regulating blood pressure. However, expression of RAAS components has recently been detected in immune cells, and the RAAS has been implicated in several mouse models of autoimmune disease.  For more click here.