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Ottawa moving too slow on patient trials for MS treatment, patient believes

Ottawa moving too slow on patient trials for MS treatment, patient believes

Early phase patient trials for the experimental Liberation process are a waste of time, a multiple sclerosis patient says. “As far as I know, Phase 1 and Phase 2 doesn’t include the actual procedure,” said Yvonne Anderson of the Onslow area, who travelled [Read More]

‘Liberation’ clinical trial moving ahead

‘Liberation’ clinical trial moving ahead

The federal government has announced the next step in its plan to test the so-called “liberation” treatment for multiple sclerosis, while the provincial health minister said Saskatchewan is willing to participate in that project as well as forge ahead with its [Read More]

Ottawa seeks research proposals to study MS treatment

Ottawa seeks research proposals to study MS treatment

The federal government announced Friday it is ready to accept proposals from researchers who want to study an experimental treatment for people with multiple sclerosis. Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced the call for proposals to study the so-called liberation therapy [Read More]

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What side effects can result from interferon?

What side effects can result from interferon?

Interferon is used to treat several health conditions, but it has a range of side effects. We look at how these vary in [Read More]

FDA Clears Higher-Dose Glatopa Generic for MS FDA Clears Higher-Dose Glatopa Generic for MS

FDA Clears Higher-Dose Glatopa Generic for MS FDA Clears Higher-Dose Glatopa Generic for MS

Glatopa 40 mg/mL joins already-approved Glatopa 20 mg/mL, a glatiramer acetate generic for treatment of relapsing forms [Read More]

DIY faecal transplants carry risks including HIV and hepatitis, warn experts

DIY faecal transplants carry risks including HIV and hepatitis, warn experts

Faecal transplants have been used in medical settings to tackle superbugs, but following YouTube videos at home is too [Read More]

High blood pressure drug may also help prevent onset of type 1 diabetes

High blood pressure drug may also help prevent onset of type 1 diabetes

A drug commonly used to control high blood pressure may also help prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes in up to 60 [Read More]

Eye and balance exercises may ease multiple sclerosis symptoms

Eye and balance exercises may ease multiple sclerosis symptoms

Reuters Health - People with multiple sclerosis who do balance and eye movement exercises may feel steadier on their [Read More]