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MS procedure raises hope

MS procedure raises hope

Using a walker, Dawn Grainger makes her way to the front doors of The Expositor building on Dalhousie Street. Full of determination, bright as ever and fully engaged in life, Grainger, the former executive director of the Brant United Way, flashes a wide smile. [Read More]

MS relief sought in Costa Rica

MS relief sought in Costa Rica

On Sunday, 24-year-old Lilly Cadeau will be boarding a plane bound for Costa Rica. For most people her age, the Central American country holds promise of an exciting backpacking trip, or a pleasant, relaxing vacation on one of its many sandy beaches. But for Cadeau, Costa [Read More]

B.C. urged to join MS trials

B.C. urged to join MS trials

B.C. should take Saskatchewan up on its invitation to help fund clinical trials of a controversial new treatment for multiple sclerosis, a provincial New Democrat says. “There’s urgency here,” said NDP legislative member Adrian Dix, the B.C. opposition [Read More]

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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]