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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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Nose2Brain project aims to develop better therapy for multiple sclerosis

Nose2Brain project aims to develop better therapy for multiple sclerosis

Medically active substances are normally distributed via the blood - either directly by injection into the bloodstream [Read More]

Simple eye test can diagnose early signs of glaucoma

Simple eye test can diagnose early signs of glaucoma

A SIMPLE eye test could help solve the biggest global cause of irreversible blindness, glaucoma. In clinical trials, [Read More]

Novel Protein Identified Inside Cells During MS Inflammation May Help Explain Nerve Damage

Novel Protein Identified Inside Cells During MS Inflammation May Help Explain Nerve Damage

/About-the-Society/News/Novel-Protein-Identified-Inside-Cells-During-MS-In [Read More]

Study provides preliminary evidence that Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut

Study provides preliminary evidence that Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut

Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain via the vagus nerve, according to a study published in [Read More]

Brain’s ability to rewire after injury can lead to long-term strains

Brain’s ability to rewire after injury can lead to long-term strains

Like air-traffic controllers scrambling to reconnect flights when a major hub goes down, the brain has a remarkable [Read More]