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Walkers to raise funds in support of research into new MS Treatment

Walkers to raise funds in support of research into new MS Treatment

Atikokan’s second Lucy in the Sky Walk for MS happens Sunday, September 12, with funds raised going to support those with MS and research on a procedure that is offering new hope to those with the debilitating disease. “We’re excited because local MS patients will [Read More]

Start new treatment trials here: MS patients

Start new treatment trials here: MS patients

Manitobans suffering from multiple sclerosis are calling on the NDP government to take the lead in “liberation treatment” trials. More than a dozen people rallied on the steps at the Legislature Tuesday afternoon. “We’re after this therapy treatment which can [Read More]

Woman takes on treatment

Woman takes on treatment

Debra McDonald lifts her hands and, with a triumphant smile, flexes her fingers. To the 42-year-old woman, who has spent the last 13 years living with progressively more debilitating effects of multiple sclerosis (MS), this is indeed a major accomplishment. Prior to a July [Read More]

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Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Phospholipids - fat molecules that form the membranes found around cells - make up almost half of the dry weight of [Read More]

OHSU’s Robertson on coming to grips with his diagnosis

OHSU’s Robertson on coming to grips with his diagnosis

After learning that he has multiple sclerosis, Dr. Joe Robertson was in denial. Then he realized there was no other [Read More]

Concussion in teens increase risk of multiple sclerosis

Concussion in teens increase risk of multiple sclerosis

Researchers from Orebro University in Sweden studied the connection between concussions and multiple sclerosis. They [Read More]

Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple [Read More]

Multiple sclerosis: Oligodendrocytes from stemmcells

Multiple sclerosis: Oligodendrocytes from stemmcells

(Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf) A scientific collaboration between stem cell researchers of the [Read More]