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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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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]