Two months after Alberta Health Services posted a position statement on the much-hyped "liberation" treatment for MS, warning them of its potential dangers, the treatment's pioneer, Dr. Paolo Zamboni, wrote the provincial health authority a letter describing the statement as "confusing" and "irresponsible." Read the letter here.
The Italian researcher behind the controversial 'liberation' treatment for multiple sclerosis patients has written a letter to Alberta's provincial health board, calling its position statement on the treatment "extremely
‘Liberation therapy’ doctor now warning MS patients to wait
Adrian Morrow Globe and Mail Update
Published Friday, Oct. 15, 2010 9:20PM EDT
Last updated Friday, Oct. 15, 2010 11:32PM EDT
The Italian doctor who gave multiple sclerosis sufferers hope their condition could be treated with a simple procedure – and prompted many of them to cross borders and shell out thousands of dollars to receive it – has now warned patients against receiving the treatment until further clinical trials have been conducted.http://bit.ly/9lKSV4
Manitoba and Saskatchewan on same page on MS? You decide - Winnipeg Free Press
On Friday, Oswald was asked why Manitoba wasn't following Saskatchewan's path in proceeding with clinical trials. She thanked the reporter for asking the question and then suggested the two province's positions weren't that far apart.
MS MRI Vancouver, Multiple Sclerosis Detection MRI Vancouver
MS & CCSVI
Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI) remains a research based cause for Multiple Sclerosis (MS). At AIM we perform a complete contrast enhanced 'traditional' MS MRI study of the brain and cervical cord in addition to CCSVI research protocol. Currently in the medical literature, the cause and effect of CCVSI and MS remains uncertain. At AIM, we use the research based Siemen's MRI protocol developed by Dr. Mark Haake to ensure consistency of MRI data analysis which includes SWI and Flow Quantification. Dr. Haacke's imaging protocol can be found athttp://ms-mri.com/potential.php. to read more click here
Posted by doverall on 10/15/10 • Categorized as Government News
Province Pushes Forward on Multiple Fronts for People Living with MS: Oswald
An investment in multiple sclerosis (MS) care and research, and coverage for an important MS drug, was announced by Health Minister Theresa Oswald today including setting aside $500,000 for...read more
Over the last 60 years, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada has raised funds to support individuals who are living with MS in order to improve their quality of life and to be a leader in research on the disease.
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