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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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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]