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Manitoban travels to Egypt for controversial treatment

Manitoban travels to Egypt for controversial treatment

A Manitoba woman has gone half-way around the world for a controversial therapy for her multiple sclerosis. Nicole Benes travelled to Egypt to undergo a treatment for a condition known CCSVI, or chronic cerebro-spinal venous insufficiency, that a doctor has associated with [Read More]

Treatment liberating for MS sufferer

Treatment liberating for MS sufferer

Chris Alkenbrack walked down the driveway, a leash in one hand and a neon green cane in the other. A tiny pug dog at the end of the leash jumped up in friendly fashion to greet a visitor. Alkenbrack was just back from a walk along the quiet roads of Forest Hill, a hamlet [Read More]

Saskatchewan Woman Says MS Operation “Did Wonders”

Saskatchewan Woman Says MS Operation “Did Wonders”

A Rosetown, Sask., woman says she feels “150 per cent better” after receiving a much publicized, but controversial, treatment for her multiple sclerosis. “I’m a different person today than I was four weeks ago,” said Val Hoenecke, a math [Read More]

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MS Society Hosts Joint Congressional Briefing on the Value of Rehabilitation

MS Society Hosts Joint Congressional Briefing on the Value of Rehabilitation

/About-the-Society/News/Society-Hosts-Joint-Congressional-Briefing-on-the [Read More]

MS Society Disappointed with Senate Healthcare Bill

MS Society Disappointed with Senate Healthcare Bill

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Type I interferons could have role in natural improvement of RA during pregnancy

Type I interferons could have role in natural improvement of RA during pregnancy

An international US-Danish team of scientists, led by Damini Jawaheer, Ph.D. at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital [Read More]

Shared decision-making essential to optimal treatment and quality of life for patients with MS

Shared decision-making essential to optimal treatment and quality of life for patients with MS

One of the cornerstones of multiple sclerosis treatment is shared decision-making between patients and their doctors [Read More]

UC consortium formed to speed up development of new drugs

UC consortium formed to speed up development of new drugs

For 12 years, UCLA researcher Dennis Slamon pursued a groundbreaking approach to treating breast cancer: Attack the [Read More]