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Health minister tries to block bill backing controversial MS therapy

Health minister tries to block bill backing controversial MS therapy

Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq has sparked anger by aggressively opposing a private member’s bill that would accelerate clinical trials of so-called liberation therapy for people with multiple sclerosis. The private member’s bill, sponsored by Liberal MP Kirsty Duncan, [Read More]

Application closes for MS Liberation treatment study in New York

Application closes for MS Liberation treatment study in New York

For hundreds Multiple Sclerosis patients in Saskatchewan the next few months will be spent waiting. On Friday, February 24 the deadline closed for the provincially funded MS Liberation Treatment trial in Albany, New York. The government received 682 applications to be part [Read More]

MS trial in Saskatchewan attracts nearly 700 patients

MS trial in Saskatchewan attracts nearly 700 patients

Saskatchewan multiple sclerosis patients hoping to take part in a clinical trial of a controversial treatment may soon get a call from the ministry of health. But only around 10 per cent of those who applied will actually get that call. Deb Jordan, a ministry spokeswoman, [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]