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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]

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National MS Society-Supported Collaborators Publish Reviews of Tools Used to Measure MS Progression

National MS Society-Supported Collaborators Publish Reviews of Tools Used to Measure MS Progression

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Treatment with interferon may ease symptoms of Ebola patients

Treatment with interferon may ease symptoms of Ebola patients

A pilot study of a class of drugs used to treat hepatitis and some forms of multiple sclerosis has been shown for the [Read More]

Linking RNA to autoimmune diseases

Linking RNA to autoimmune diseases

Well, the central dogma of biology states that DNA makes RNA and RNA makes proteins. However, there are many different [Read More]

Society Releases Statement on American Health Care Act

Society Releases Statement on American Health Care Act

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Survey of People with MS on Physician-Assisted Suicide Highlights Need to Recognize and Treat Depres

Survey of People with MS on Physician-Assisted Suicide Highlights Need to Recognize and Treat Depres

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