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Research teams making progress collecting critical data on CCSVI: MS society

Research teams making progress collecting critical data on CCSVI: MS society

Research teams investigating a potential and hotly debated cause of MS say they are making good progress toward providing essential data that will help to design a clinical trial of a proposed treatment for the disease. The seven Canadian and U.S. teams were given $2.4 [Read More]

Fundraisers to help Pam

Fundraisers to help Pam

A young Chatham mother is counting on a number of upcoming fundraisers to help finance a $15,000 surgical procedure. Twenty-seven-year-old Pam Lozon, diagnosed in 2009 with Multiple Sclerosis, is convinced a “liberation treatment” available in California will [Read More]

Battling multiple sclerosis

Battling multiple sclerosis

Rachel Proulx has an expansive resume, packed to the brim with impressive accomplishments. She has hosted a national conference for the Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (BPW Canada), served as the national organization’s president (among [Read More]

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Nose2Brain project aims to develop better therapy for multiple sclerosis

Nose2Brain project aims to develop better therapy for multiple sclerosis

Medically active substances are normally distributed via the blood - either directly by injection into the bloodstream [Read More]

Simple eye test can diagnose early signs of glaucoma

Simple eye test can diagnose early signs of glaucoma

A SIMPLE eye test could help solve the biggest global cause of irreversible blindness, glaucoma. In clinical trials, [Read More]

Novel Protein Identified Inside Cells During MS Inflammation May Help Explain Nerve Damage

Novel Protein Identified Inside Cells During MS Inflammation May Help Explain Nerve Damage

/About-the-Society/News/Novel-Protein-Identified-Inside-Cells-During-MS-In [Read More]

Study provides preliminary evidence that Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut

Study provides preliminary evidence that Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut

Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain via the vagus nerve, according to a study published in [Read More]

Brain’s ability to rewire after injury can lead to long-term strains

Brain’s ability to rewire after injury can lead to long-term strains

Like air-traffic controllers scrambling to reconnect flights when a major hub goes down, the brain has a remarkable [Read More]