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The silent treatment: How Canada has failed MS sufferers

The silent treatment: How Canada has failed MS sufferers

On June 3, 2010, Peter Liu, a scientific director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in Ottawa, sent an internal email outlining his thoughts on a procedure causing medical and political schisms—and inciting patient activism. Liu, head of the Institute [Read More]

Canadian study casts doubt on liberation treatment for MS patients

Canadian study casts doubt on liberation treatment for MS patients

Patients who had the so-called liberation treatment for multiple sclerosis  experienced no measurable benefit from the procedure, a study commissioned by  the government of Newfoundland and Labrador found. The results of the small, observational study were announced [Read More]

‘No measurable change’ in MS symptoms from liberation treatment: study

‘No measurable change’ in MS symptoms from liberation treatment: study

Patients who underwent the so-called liberation treatment for multiple sclerosis experienced no measurable benefit from the procedure, a study commissioned by the government of Newfoundland and Labrador found. The results of the small, observational study were announced [Read More]

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Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

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Roche to present new OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) efficacy and safety data in relapsing and primary progressive forms of multiple sclerosis at ECTRIMS

Roche to present new OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) efficacy and safety data in relapsing and primary progressive forms of multiple sclerosis at ECTRIMS

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All you need to know about dysesthesia

All you need to know about dysesthesia

Dysesthesia is a painful, itchy sensation, often associated with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learn more about the symptoms [Read More]

Medical News Today: All you need to know about dysesthesia

Medical News Today: All you need to know about dysesthesia

Dysesthesia is a painful, itchy sensation, often associated with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learn more about the symptoms [Read More]

MRI brain scans can reveal MS risk in children before clinical symptoms appear

MRI brain scans can reveal MS risk in children before clinical symptoms appear

By the time multiple sclerosis (MS) is diagnosed in children, it may be difficult to prevent the disabilities and [Read More]