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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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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]