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Archive for September, 2011

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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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]