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Archive for December, 2010

MS patient benefits from controversial liberation treatment in India

MS patient benefits from controversial liberation treatment in India

On December 16, Alberta committed $1 million to fund observational studies on Canadian MS sufferers who have travelled out of country to receive the much debated “liberation treatment”. Drumheller resident Frank Laslo is one of hundreds of Canadian citizens who have [Read More]

MS sufferer seeks untested treatment

MS sufferer seeks untested treatment

Kathy Preston of Wallacetown is heading to the U.S., to get a medical treatment she hopes will help her hang onto her independence. Preston has multiple sclerosis and since she was diagnosed in 1988 she’s had to deal with the progression of the illness. Preston has [Read More]

Studies in 2011 could decide MS theory’s validity

Studies in 2011 could decide MS theory’s validity

Almost exactly a year ago, a theory about a potential contributing cause of multiple sclerosis burst into the public consciousness. For many MS sufferers, it seemed an answer to their prayers; for the medical community it was variously viewed as a promising notion worthy of [Read More]

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What side effects can result from interferon?

What side effects can result from interferon?

Interferon is used to treat several health conditions, but it has a range of side effects. We look at how these vary in [Read More]

FDA Clears Higher-Dose Glatopa Generic for MS FDA Clears Higher-Dose Glatopa Generic for MS

FDA Clears Higher-Dose Glatopa Generic for MS FDA Clears Higher-Dose Glatopa Generic for MS

Glatopa 40 mg/mL joins already-approved Glatopa 20 mg/mL, a glatiramer acetate generic for treatment of relapsing forms [Read More]

DIY faecal transplants carry risks including HIV and hepatitis, warn experts

DIY faecal transplants carry risks including HIV and hepatitis, warn experts

Faecal transplants have been used in medical settings to tackle superbugs, but following YouTube videos at home is too [Read More]

High blood pressure drug may also help prevent onset of type 1 diabetes

High blood pressure drug may also help prevent onset of type 1 diabetes

A drug commonly used to control high blood pressure may also help prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes in up to 60 [Read More]

Eye and balance exercises may ease multiple sclerosis symptoms

Eye and balance exercises may ease multiple sclerosis symptoms

Reuters Health - People with multiple sclerosis who do balance and eye movement exercises may feel steadier on their [Read More]