Saturday October 21st 2017

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Taking care of their own

Taking care of their own

At 19, most young people are at the top of their game, with plenty of energy to go to school, play sports, and just be a regular teenager. For Gord Clifton, it was the age where he was diagnosed with a debilitating illness that has grossly affected his quality of life. The [Read More]

Toronto man tries MS treatment from Italy

Toronto man tries MS treatment from Italy

“I couldn’t believe it. I didn’t know anything about multiple sclerosis. I just thought it wouldn’t get the better of me and that I’d be able to live with this disease.” David Molyneux of Toronto has just turned 23. He was 21 when he was diagnosed with multiple [Read More]

Swift Current man travels to Poland for special surgery

Swift Current man travels to Poland for special surgery

For Mike McIntosh, travelling to Tychy, Poland for a 10-day trip this month is no summer vacation. The 58-year-old who has suffered with multiple sclerosis (MS) all of his life is undergoing a controversial procedure to help ease his frustrating neurological symptoms which [Read More]

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Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Phospholipids - fat molecules that form the membranes found around cells - make up almost half of the dry weight of [Read More]

OHSU’s Robertson on coming to grips with his diagnosis

OHSU’s Robertson on coming to grips with his diagnosis

After learning that he has multiple sclerosis, Dr. Joe Robertson was in denial. Then he realized there was no other [Read More]

Concussion in teens increase risk of multiple sclerosis

Concussion in teens increase risk of multiple sclerosis

Researchers from Orebro University in Sweden studied the connection between concussions and multiple sclerosis. They [Read More]

Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple [Read More]

Multiple sclerosis: Oligodendrocytes from stemmcells

Multiple sclerosis: Oligodendrocytes from stemmcells

(Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf) A scientific collaboration between stem cell researchers of the [Read More]