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Medical tourism: Opportunity or problem?

Medical tourism: Opportunity or problem?

Two years ago, Brendan King turned to a medical-tourism company to help book his trip. The Campbell River man was on his way to Costa Rica to receive a controversial treatment for his multiple sclerosis. The “liberation” treatment isn’t offered in Canada, [Read More]

It’s decision time for voters

It’s decision time for voters

This was an open letter emailed to the EMC newspaper. Dear Editor: Dalton McGuinty, Tim Hudak, Andrea Horwath, tomorrow (hypothetically) will be a memorable day for you, because tomorrow, you will wake up seeing two of everything. You won’t be able to drive, and [Read More]

Liberation has helped yet another MS sufferer

Liberation has helped yet another MS sufferer

Miraculous is how Bev Downie sees the change in her daughter after receiving angioplasty, also known as liberation therapy, for multiple sclerosis in California recently. It was a journey of hope and Bev was brimming with emotion as she described, to the News on Tuesday, [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]