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Multiple Sclerosis: Studies Probe Role of Clogged Neck Veins

Multiple Sclerosis: Studies Probe Role of Clogged Neck Veins

Almost six years after she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Sharon Richardson heard that blockages in neck veins draining blood from her brain could have triggered the debilitating disease, which is marked by fatigue, weakness and pain. She quickly took to the Web to [Read More]

The Rorschach test of CCSVI research

The Rorschach test of CCSVI research

F. Scott Fitzgerald once famously wrote “The sign of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” That line comes to mind surveying reaction to the much buzzed-about study in [Read More]

UBC clinic to track patients who have MS ‘liberation’ therapy outside Canada

UBC clinic to track patients who have MS ‘liberation’ therapy outside Canada

The multiple sclerosis clinic at UBC Hospital will establish a registry of patients who have had the controversial CCSVI therapy and track them to try and assess the treatment. Vancouver Coastal Health says the clinic will receive $700,000 in provincial funding over the [Read More]

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6,000-year-old track record for healing leaky gut

6,000-year-old track record for healing leaky gut

When I was traveling in India, I had the privilege of studying Ayurvedic medicine with traditional Master Healers. [Read More]

Study shows high-salt diet causes dementia in mice

Study shows high-salt diet causes dementia in mice

A high-salt diet reduces resting blood flow to the brain and causes dementia in mice, according to a new study by [Read More]

What you should know about neurosarcoidosis

What you should know about neurosarcoidosis

A look at neurosarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease that can affect most organs in the body. Included is detail on [Read More]

Depression and fatigue in multiple sclerosis: relation to exposure to violence and cerebrospinal fluid immunomarkers – Brenner P, Granqvist M, K…

Depression and fatigue in multiple sclerosis: relation to exposure to violence and cerebrospinal fluid immunomarkers – Brenner P, Granqvist M, K…

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neuroinflammatory condition characterized by chronic dysregulation of immune responses [Read More]

Your NEJM Group Today: MS Review / HIV PrEP for Women / Texas Medical Director Opportunity

Your NEJM Group Today: MS Review / HIV PrEP for Women / Texas Medical Director Opportunity

Here's what we selected for you today: NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Review: A number of interventions to modify the [Read More]