Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS.PK) Scientists present encouraging results for the future of Multiple Sclerosis treatment.
In a recent study posted on Aug. 12, 2009 scientists have reversed the Multiple Sclerosis in mice. The study showed the suppression of the immune cells, forcing remission and reversing the disease in mice.
Multiple Sclerosis attacks the central nervous system. The researchers explained that "The new treatment, called GIFT15, is composed of two proteins, GSM-CSF and interleukin-15, that are fused in the lab. Normally, the individual proteins act to stimulate the immune system, but when they're stuck together, the proteins suppress immune response, the researchers explained. They do this by converting B-cells -- a type of white blood cell normally involved in immune response -- into immune suppressive cells."
Dr. Jacques Galipeau and his collegues of the Jewish General Hospital Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research and McGill University in Montreal, took normal B-cells from mice and sprinkled GIFT-15 on the B-cells and when this was given in a single dose intravenously back to the mice that were ill with Multiple sclerosis not only did the disease go away but no significant side effects were seen in the mice as per the researchers.
Researchers in Belgrade are also making progress via using other methodologies that involve Ribavirin and Tiazofurin. Administration of ribavirin and tiazofurin attenuated proliferation of autoreactive T lymphocytes and their infiltration into the nervous tissue, and thereby prevented myelin destruction. These results are encouraging for the future of MS therapy.
In other company news, The company has received many inquiries from its shareholders and followers visa vie meeting the August 15th Q2 financials filings deadline. Mr. Terry Yuan CEO of HTDS said, "The management has decided to release HTDS consolidated financials today August 14th 2009 shortly after the market closes. The reason for that is twofold.
One, we are very pleased where our share price now sits as of close of business day August 13 2009.We have come a long way from being a sub,sub, penny stock, to a transparent well organized, well capitalized company; together with having the market finally begin to recognize our values, and the work our team is doing in Serbia and here in China. HTDS management's aim is to continue with a good solid pace of adding value to HTDS and our shareholders. Secondly, HTDS management goal is to reward both our long and midterm shareholders, instead of catering to those seeking a daily quick profit. We remind our followers that the Q2 financial numbers, obviously will not reflect the recently announced contracts."
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