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Archive for October, 2011

MS patient doesn’t see miracle after surgery

MS patient doesn’t see miracle after surgery

Barrie’s Spencer Ross is back to work after heading to the United States recently for CCSVI surgery, but his Multiple Scleroris symptoms are still there. Ross was on a waiting list for the Chronic Cerebral Spinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI) in Albany, New York, but his [Read More]

Montel Williams discusses controversial MS treatment

Montel Williams discusses controversial MS treatment

Having spent much of his adult life coping with multiple sclerosis and trying various medical options, former talk show host Montel Williams decided an experimental — and controversial — treatment was worth the risk: liberation therapy. “The only way I can [Read More]

Letters: Thank Dr. McDonald for MS treatment

Letters: Thank Dr. McDonald for MS treatment

Thank you Dr. Sandy McDonald. Finally, someone is taking the bull by the horns and is actually going to properly investigate this ‘liberation’ treatment. I have had multiple sclerosis for the past 29 years and was lucky enough to undergo the treatment in New [Read More]

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Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

Researchers reveal how a microRNA regenerated myelin - the protective coating of nerve fibers - in mice with multiple [Read More]

Researchers find new gene interaction associated with increased MS risk

Researchers find new gene interaction associated with increased MS risk

A person carrying variants of two particular genes could be almost three times more likely to develop multiple [Read More]

UVA researchers discover unexpected interaction between men’s testes and immune system

UVA researchers discover unexpected interaction between men’s testes and immune system

The University of Virginia School of Medicine has again shown that a part of the body thought to be disconnected from [Read More]

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

A federal health agency has found certain antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs are among medications that effectively [Read More]

Women have statistically lower incidence of severe psoriasis compared to men, study reveals

Women have statistically lower incidence of severe psoriasis compared to men, study reveals

The fact that men are overrepresented in psoriasis registers and consume more psoriasis care have long led researchers [Read More]