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Senator Cordy moves second reading of a Bill to establish a National Strategy for CCSVI

Senator Cordy moves second reading of a Bill to establish a National Strategy for CCSVI

Today Senator Jane Cordy moved second reading in the Senate of Bill S-204, An Act to Establish a National Strategy for Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI) in MS patients. “Studies are beginning to show that improving blood flow through an angioplasty [Read More]

Science and politics clash in MS trials

Science and politics clash in MS trials

Scientific research and politics are always a bad combination, but that shouldn’t necessarily be taken as complete condemnation of the Saskatchewan Party government’s latest move on the multiple sclerosis front. There is obviously some merit to the provincial [Read More]

Cobourg native seeks liberation treatment for MS

Cobourg native seeks liberation treatment for MS

A former Cobourg resident hopes a controversial surgery, known as the liberation treatment, will help keep her out of a wheelchair. Born and raised in Cobourg, Rachel MacCulloch was diagnosed with relapsing/remitting Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 1998 when she was 23 years [Read More]

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Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

Around 2.5 million people are affected by the autoimmune disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS), the commonest central nervous [Read More]

Roche to present new OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) efficacy and safety data in relapsing and primary progressive forms of multiple sclerosis at ECTRIMS

Roche to present new OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) efficacy and safety data in relapsing and primary progressive forms of multiple sclerosis at ECTRIMS

Roche announced today that new data on OCREVUS ® (ocrelizumab) in people with relapsing and primary progressive forms [Read More]

All you need to know about dysesthesia

All you need to know about dysesthesia

Dysesthesia is a painful, itchy sensation, often associated with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learn more about the symptoms [Read More]

Medical News Today: All you need to know about dysesthesia

Medical News Today: All you need to know about dysesthesia

Dysesthesia is a painful, itchy sensation, often associated with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learn more about the symptoms [Read More]

MRI brain scans can reveal MS risk in children before clinical symptoms appear

MRI brain scans can reveal MS risk in children before clinical symptoms appear

By the time multiple sclerosis (MS) is diagnosed in children, it may be difficult to prevent the disabilities and [Read More]