Monday March 27th 2017

Archive for May, 2010

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]

 Page 1 of 15  1  2  3  4  5 » ...  Last » 

Latest Topics

Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

Researchers reveal how a microRNA regenerated myelin - the protective coating of nerve fibers - in mice with multiple [Read More]

Researchers find new gene interaction associated with increased MS risk

Researchers find new gene interaction associated with increased MS risk

A person carrying variants of two particular genes could be almost three times more likely to develop multiple [Read More]

UVA researchers discover unexpected interaction between men’s testes and immune system

UVA researchers discover unexpected interaction between men’s testes and immune system

The University of Virginia School of Medicine has again shown that a part of the body thought to be disconnected from [Read More]

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

A federal health agency has found certain antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs are among medications that effectively [Read More]

Women have statistically lower incidence of severe psoriasis compared to men, study reveals

Women have statistically lower incidence of severe psoriasis compared to men, study reveals

The fact that men are overrepresented in psoriasis registers and consume more psoriasis care have long led researchers [Read More]