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MS sufferer happy with government announcement

MS sufferer happy with government announcement

Karen Torrie-Racine was “thrilled” to hear the federal government has agreed to fund clinical trials of a controversial multiple sclerosis treatment called chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency. “Like everyone, I’m just really anxious for the [Read More]

MS vein therapy trial decision ‘unexpected’

MS vein therapy trial decision ‘unexpected’

The federal government’s decision to hold clinical trials for an experimental multiple sclerosis treatment is getting a mixed reaction. Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced on Wednesday that Ottawa will launch early stage clinical trials into using angioplasty to [Read More]

Funding ‘liberation’ treatment trials not enough, says Ottawa MS patient

Funding ‘liberation’ treatment trials not enough, says Ottawa MS patient

An Ottawa man who travelled to Poland more than a year ago for a controversial multiple sclerosis treatment says Wednesday’s announcement that Canada will fund clinical trials of the procedure doesn’t go far enough. “While it’s good to see research go forward, this [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

/About-the-Society/News/Survey-of-People-with-MS-on-Physician-Assisted-Sui [Read More]