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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]

Appeal board rejects MS treatment claim

Appeal board rejects MS treatment claim

A tribunal has rejected an Eastern Ontario woman’s bid to force the Ontario Health Insurance Plan to pay for a controversial treatment that relieved her multiple sclerosis symptoms. Judy Butcher, a 48-year-old resident of Jasper, Ont., near Merrickville, paid $7,000 for [Read More]

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MS Activists Celebrate 2017 State Policy Impact

MS Activists Celebrate 2017 State Policy Impact

/About-the-Society/News/MS-Activists-Celebrate-2017-State-Policy-Impact [Read More]

MS Research Program Funding Authorized by President Trump

MS Research Program Funding Authorized by President Trump

/About-the-Society/News/MS-Research-Program-Funding-Authorized-by-Presiden [Read More]

Germany’s Merck to make new bid to enter U.S. MS pill market

Germany’s Merck to make new bid to enter U.S. MS pill market

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Merck KGaA is reviving plans to bring an oral multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment to the [Read More]

Researchers develop new method for quickly detecting signs of multiple sclerosis

Researchers develop new method for quickly detecting signs of multiple sclerosis

A METHOD for quickly detecting signs of multiple sclerosis has been developed by a University of Huddersfield research [Read More]

Terror survivors have increased risk of frequent migraine, tension headaches

Terror survivors have increased risk of frequent migraine, tension headaches

Survivors of a terror attack have an increased risk of frequent migraine and tension headaches after the attack, [Read More]