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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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Cellular self-digestion process plays role in development of autoimmune diseases

Cellular self-digestion process plays role in development of autoimmune diseases

Autophagy allows cells to degrade and recycle their cellular components. Researchers at UZH have now demonstrated that [Read More]

Cambridge University Scientist Wins Innovation Prize for MS Research

Cambridge University Scientist Wins Innovation Prize for MS Research

/About-the-Society/News/Cambridge-University-Scientist-Wins-Innovation-Pri [Read More]

Study reveals how the body clock and time of day may influence autoimmune conditions

Study reveals how the body clock and time of day may influence autoimmune conditions

Insights into how the body clock and time of day influence immune responses are revealed today in a study published in [Read More]

New research finds that MS, the most common inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, may be triggered by an imbalance in gut flora

New research finds that MS, the most common inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, may be triggered by an imbalance in gut flora

(Natural News) Intestinal flora may be the key to understanding how multiple sclerosis develops. Previous assumptions [Read More]

Time of day affects severity of autoimmune disease

Time of day affects severity of autoimmune disease

(Trinity College Dublin) Immune responses and the regulation of autoimmunity are affected by the time of day when the [Read More]