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To Bulgaria in November with hope

To Bulgaria in November with hope

It’s a trip to Bulgaria with lots of hope for Lorna Parton. The Port Colborne resident has her bags packed as she awaits a Nov. 18 flight to Sofia, Bulgaria, where she hopes a surgery performed by Dr. Paolo Zamboni will help correct a progressive form of multiple [Read More]

Man heading to Poland for MS treatment

Man heading to Poland for MS treatment

Hope shines in Renate Mackay’s eyes as she bubbles over with enthusiasm about the controversial liberation therapy, which many multiple sclerosis patients say is giving them their life back. Renate is praying the reports are true – and that the treatment will be [Read More]

Call in Ontario Legislature for new MS therapy

Call in Ontario Legislature for new MS therapy

A call for the province to provide a new treatment for multiple sclerosis made its way to the Ontario Legislature on Wednesday. Liberal MPP Aileen Carroll presented a petition signed by 8,000 people which demands the province recognize liberation therapy for those suffering [Read More]

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Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

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Researchers find new gene interaction associated with increased MS risk

Researchers find new gene interaction associated with increased MS risk

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

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

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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]