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Desperate MS patient seeks surgery

Desperate MS patient seeks surgery

To escape “hell,” Pam Lozon is willing to face the risk. Plagued by multiple sclerosis — now unable to play with her son or enjoy the touch of his hair on her skin — Lozon believes her “last hope” is a controversial and unproven procedure. With the help of her [Read More]

Benoit pushes MS assistance

Benoit pushes MS assistance

Additional resources and assistance for people with Multiple Sclerosis may soon be on the way as a new motion on MS makes its way through the House of Commons. Vegreville-Wainwright MP Leon Benoit’s private members bill had its first hour of debate in parliament at [Read More]

Technology at U of A giving hope to MS patients

Technology at U of A giving hope to MS patients

There are at least 11,000 Albertans living with MS, which affects each one of them differently, with symptoms ranging from dizziness to difficulty walking. And while the progression of the disease is unpredictable, a local research team is hoping to make the future a bit [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]