Could HIV drugs be the key to treating multiple sclerosis?

A newly published study says people with HIV have a smaller chance of developing multiple sclerosis.

​The study, published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, notes even though both HIV and multiple sclerosis are well-known and documented: "There is only a single case report of a patient with MS and HIV treated with HIV antiretroviral therapies. In this report, the patient's MS symptoms resolved completely after starting combination antiretroviral therapy and remain subsided for more than 12 years.​"

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