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Submission + - Nanoparticles Stop Multiple Sclerosis In Mice (medicalnewstoday.com)

HangingChad writes: Scientists have used nanoparticles covered in proteins to trick the immune system to stop attacking myelin and halt the progression of multiple sclerosis in mice.

The nanoparticles, about 200 times thinner than a human hair, are made from the same material as dissolving stitches. Scientists compare the process an immune system "reboot". The process keeps the immune system from treating myelin as an alien invader and to stop attacking it.

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Nanoparticles Stop Multiple Sclerosis In Mice

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