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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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Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Phospholipids - fat molecules that form the membranes found around cells - make up almost half of the dry weight of [Read More]

OHSU’s Robertson on coming to grips with his diagnosis

OHSU’s Robertson on coming to grips with his diagnosis

After learning that he has multiple sclerosis, Dr. Joe Robertson was in denial. Then he realized there was no other [Read More]

Concussion in teens increase risk of multiple sclerosis

Concussion in teens increase risk of multiple sclerosis

Researchers from Orebro University in Sweden studied the connection between concussions and multiple sclerosis. They [Read More]

Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple [Read More]

Multiple sclerosis: Oligodendrocytes from stemmcells

Multiple sclerosis: Oligodendrocytes from stemmcells

(Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf) A scientific collaboration between stem cell researchers of the [Read More]