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Sask. man with MS undergoing one of two procedures as part of study

Sask. man with MS undergoing one of two procedures as part of study

News Talk Radio first told you about Andrew Dahlen, a 28-year-old Saskatoon man with Multiple Sclerosis, who was hoping to undergo the controversial liberation treatment as part of a study involving clinical trials by the provincial government. Today, Dahlen is in Albany, [Read More]

New study challenges controversial multiple sclerosis treatment

New study challenges controversial multiple sclerosis treatment

A study published Tuesday is providing further confirmation that a controversial theory arguing multiple sclerosis is caused by neck vein abnormalities is not credible. The findings have prompted a prominent multiple sclerosis expert in the U.S. to criticize the Canadian [Read More]

Creekers plan benefit for musician

Creekers plan benefit for musician

Bragg Creekers are banding together, with the well-being of Calgary musician, Aaron (Shea) Bonney in mind. Tonight (Aug. 15) beginning at 6 p.m., the Bragg Creek Steak Pit will host a jam-slash-fundraiser in support of the 34 year old, whose 12-year-battle with multiple [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]