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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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Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Phospholipids - fat molecules that form the membranes found around cells - make up almost half of the dry weight of [Read More]

OHSU’s Robertson on coming to grips with his diagnosis

OHSU’s Robertson on coming to grips with his diagnosis

After learning that he has multiple sclerosis, Dr. Joe Robertson was in denial. Then he realized there was no other [Read More]

Concussion in teens increase risk of multiple sclerosis

Concussion in teens increase risk of multiple sclerosis

Researchers from Orebro University in Sweden studied the connection between concussions and multiple sclerosis. They [Read More]

Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple [Read More]

Multiple sclerosis: Oligodendrocytes from stemmcells

Multiple sclerosis: Oligodendrocytes from stemmcells

(Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf) A scientific collaboration between stem cell researchers of the [Read More]