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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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Study Finds That Use of Health Care Increases Well Before an MS Diagnosis, Offering New Leads to Ear

Study Finds That Use of Health Care Increases Well Before an MS Diagnosis, Offering New Leads to Ear

See more here: Study Finds That Use of Health Care Increases Well Before an MS Diagnosis, Offering New Leads to Ear [Read More]

People with multiple sclerosis begin to show symptoms much earlier than previously thought

People with multiple sclerosis begin to show symptoms much earlier than previously thought

People with multiple sclerosis can show signs of something wrong five years before the onset of disease, much earlier [Read More]

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Tiny vesicles isolated from adult mesenchymal stem cells and administered intranasally can limit the damage to the [Read More]

Preliminary study reveals promising results of new treatment for progressive MS

Preliminary study reveals promising results of new treatment for progressive MS

A small, preliminary study may show promise of a new type of treatment for progressive multiple sclerosis (MS). [Read More]

Study provides evidence that virtual reality could help prevent falls in elderly people

Study provides evidence that virtual reality could help prevent falls in elderly people

Every year, falls lead to hospitalization or death for hundreds of thousands of elderly Americans. Standard clinical [Read More]