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Archive for September, 2012

Trial planned for MS treatment

Trial planned for MS treatment

A long-awaited national trial of a controversial experimental treatment for multiple sclerosis has been given the go-ahead and will soon begin recruiting patients, federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced Friday. Aglukkaq, in Halifax for a meeting with provincial [Read More]

Study into ‘liberation treatment’ for MS wins approval

Study into ‘liberation treatment’ for MS wins approval

A Canadian study that will test the so-called “liberation treatment” on people with multiple sclerosis has received the necessary medical and ethical approvals to go ahead. Dr. Anthony Traboulsee, medical director of the UBC Hospital MS Clinic, and his team received [Read More]

Community comes together to offer hope

Community comes together to offer hope

There’s a lot to be said for hope. That’s exactly what was given to two Grande Prairie women last weekend through A Gift from the Heart private fundraiser put on by the local CCSVI Society of Grande Prairie and District. The event raised a total of $30,000 which will be [Read More]