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Liberation procedure changes woman’s life

Liberation procedure changes woman’s life

Whitney Murray beamed as she made her way along Borland Street toward Lawrence Avenue on Sunday morning. Surrounded by supporters wearing matching t-shirts, the 22-year-old Orillia woman ¬– once housebound due to multiple sclerosis – was walking at a comfortable clip. [Read More]

Appeal board rejects MS treatment claim

Appeal board rejects MS treatment claim

A tribunal has rejected an Eastern Ontario woman’s bid to force the Ontario Health Insurance Plan to pay for a controversial treatment that relieved her multiple sclerosis symptoms. Judy Butcher, a 48-year-old resident of Jasper, Ont., near Merrickville, paid $7,000 for [Read More]

Federal government moves CCSVI study forward

Federal government moves CCSVI study forward

The benefits of MS Liberation Therapy have been touted by Saskatchewan residents who’ve travelled the globe to have it. They say it makes a world of difference in their symptoms. Now, the federal government has made another step towards their own trial here at home. A [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]