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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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Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

Researchers reveal how a microRNA regenerated myelin - the protective coating of nerve fibers - in mice with multiple [Read More]

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

The University of Virginia School of Medicine has again shown that a part of the body thought to be disconnected from [Read More]

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]