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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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Nose2Brain project aims to develop better therapy for multiple sclerosis

Nose2Brain project aims to develop better therapy for multiple sclerosis

Medically active substances are normally distributed via the blood - either directly by injection into the bloodstream [Read More]

Simple eye test can diagnose early signs of glaucoma

Simple eye test can diagnose early signs of glaucoma

A SIMPLE eye test could help solve the biggest global cause of irreversible blindness, glaucoma. In clinical trials, [Read More]

Novel Protein Identified Inside Cells During MS Inflammation May Help Explain Nerve Damage

Novel Protein Identified Inside Cells During MS Inflammation May Help Explain Nerve Damage

/About-the-Society/News/Novel-Protein-Identified-Inside-Cells-During-MS-In [Read More]

Study provides preliminary evidence that Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut

Study provides preliminary evidence that Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut

Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain via the vagus nerve, according to a study published in [Read More]

Brain’s ability to rewire after injury can lead to long-term strains

Brain’s ability to rewire after injury can lead to long-term strains

Like air-traffic controllers scrambling to reconnect flights when a major hub goes down, the brain has a remarkable [Read More]