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Feeling liberated

Feeling liberated

With the help of her mother, Wilma Carberry slides off her wheelchair and onto the seat of an exercise bicycle. Her feet locked tightly into the pedals, Carberry pushes forward to make the wheels turn. After a few awkward turns, she gets into a steady groove, legs chugging [Read More]

‘Liberation’ from disease

‘Liberation’ from disease

After years of praying, Sharon Krar got her miracle. The Grimsby resident has gained a new lease on life after receiving what she calls the cure to her multiple sclerosis. Diagnosed with the debilitating disease 25 years ago, the 49-year-old mother of three has begun [Read More]

MS sufferers continue to look for out-of-country solutions

MS sufferers continue to look for out-of-country solutions

Brad Hinton has had to amass some credit card debt and his mother even decided to sell her rare art collection to get her son to Mexico in hopes he could fight his disabling disease. Multiple sclerosis patient Brad Hinton of Dorchester travelled to Mexico in order to [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]