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What’s up doc?

What’s up doc?

“I’m like Forrest Gump, okay?” Mark Docherty said before launching into yet another unbelievable story. In his 50 years, the Regina native has travelled around the world, opened a music venue, organized the Bloody Sunday march on his university practicum in Northern [Read More]

Doctors talk about controversial treatment for MS (Video)

Doctors talk about controversial treatment for MS (Video)

Both supporters and skeptics of an alternative treatment for the disease multiple sclerosis are gathering in the Bay Area. Research into the technique is drawing attention from around the world. Carol Schumacher says she is finally able to walk without a cane and she [Read More]

Unblocking veins in M.S.: New U.S. study supports Zamboni’s CCSVI theory

Unblocking veins in M.S.: New U.S. study supports Zamboni’s CCSVI theory

Eight months ago, on the advice of Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) president, Alain Beaudet, federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced funding for an early (phase 1/2) clinical study of venoplasty (the so-called “ liberation treatment ”) for chronic [Read More]

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Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

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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

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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]