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Looking for liberation

Looking for liberation

Bill and Donna Peart are counting down the days until April 12. It’s not because spring will be just around the corner, but because it’s the day Bill hopes to be liberated from his multiple sclerosis symptoms. “Bill has had MS for over 15 years,” said his wife Donna [Read More]

Kingston woman opts for ‘Liberation’ from MS

Kingston woman opts for ‘Liberation’ from MS

With her wavy red-gold hair and light scattering of freckles, Darcie Kelly looks younger than her 31 years. Perhaps it was because she was a dancer for over 20 years. On the outside, she’s the picture of health. But on the inside, lesions are forming on her brain and [Read More]

Woman Set For Controversial MS Treatment

Woman Set For Controversial MS Treatment

It has been said that when one is well and healthy he or she has many wishes and dreams…but when one is ill, he or she typically has only one wish—to be well and feel well again. This was the message that came through loud and clear in speaking with Nicole Fitzsimmons [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

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Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

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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]