Multiple Sclerosis

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Is cannabis more harmful than alcohol?

’All the data we have right now suggests alcohol causes more harm than cannabis. That’s the hypothesis.’
Dr. Daniel Simon points to the dye running through the jugular vein of Neelima Raval, 38, who has lived with multiple sclerosis for 13 years, and who is being tested for narrowed veins by Dr. Simon at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison, N.J.

A conflicted clinical trial finds treatment for MS is "safe" but "largely ineffective"

A long-awaited study into Paolo Zamboni’s treatment yields disappointment for most sufferers—yet hope of relief for a few
Dr. Daniel Simon points to the dye running through the jugular vein of Neelima Raval, 38, who has lived with multiple sclerosis for 13 years, and who is being tested for narrowed veins by Dr. Simon at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison, N.J.

An MS trial reported ’definitive’ results before it was done. Why?

Results from a key Canadian study into venoplasty for MS appear to have been prematurely released, leaving questions
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A new ’cure’ for MS? Not so fast.

The stem cell treatment for MS greeted as a "cure" is a breakthrough for five per cent of people with MS. What about the other 95 per cent?
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Why MS scientists are taking aim at Canada’s new science minister

Anne Kingston on how the criticism levelled at Kirsty Duncan over a controversial MS treatment is surprisingly unscientific
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Are we on the cusp of a revolution in how we understand the brain?

Two new studies suggest a potential game-changer in how scientists understand of the brain, which could advance research on MS and Alzheimer’s
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Could Canada cause multiple sclerosis?

The cheeky rebranding of multiple sclerosis in Canada raises the fair question: why are rates so high here?
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CCSVI 2013: ’debunking,’ spin, and legal drama

Anne Kingston on the MS research that captured headlines in 2013
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Time to liberate ’liberation’ therapy from MS

Anne Kingston explains why we’ve reached the WTF moment in CCSVI research