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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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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]