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‘It’s like someone turned on a light switch,’ MS patient says

‘It’s like someone turned on a light switch,’ MS patient says

John McLaughlin may not be a new man, but he certainly feels like one. The Fredericton resident recently returned home from the Rhode Island Vascular Institute where he underwent what is commonly referred to as the “liberation treatment” for multiple sclerosis. [Read More]

Yukon moves on controversial MS trial

Yukon moves on controversial MS trial

The Yukon government will spend up to $250,000 so Yukoners with multiple sclerosis can participate in the trials of a controversial treatment for the often disabling disease, which attacks the central nervous system. The government announced last year that it intended to [Read More]

Cobourg woman to have ‘liberation’ surgery for MS

Cobourg woman to have ‘liberation’ surgery for MS

A former Cobourg resident hopes a surgery known as the ‘liberation procedure’ will relieve some of the symptoms she has battled with multiple sclerosis. Laura Scott grew up in Cobourg but now lives with her husband and three children in Bowmanville. Ms. Scott [Read More]

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National MS Society-Supported Collaborators Publish Reviews of Tools Used to Measure MS Progression

National MS Society-Supported Collaborators Publish Reviews of Tools Used to Measure MS Progression

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Treatment with interferon may ease symptoms of Ebola patients

Treatment with interferon may ease symptoms of Ebola patients

A pilot study of a class of drugs used to treat hepatitis and some forms of multiple sclerosis has been shown for the [Read More]

Linking RNA to autoimmune diseases

Linking RNA to autoimmune diseases

Well, the central dogma of biology states that DNA makes RNA and RNA makes proteins. However, there are many different [Read More]

Society Releases Statement on American Health Care Act

Society Releases Statement on American Health Care Act

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Survey of People with MS on Physician-Assisted Suicide Highlights Need to Recognize and Treat Depres

Survey of People with MS on Physician-Assisted Suicide Highlights Need to Recognize and Treat Depres

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