Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Controversial MS treatment trials funded

Manitoba and Saskatchewan have decided to lead the charge on clinical trials for the controversial multiple sclerosis “liberation treatment.”

The two provinces simultaneously announced Tuesday that they will each commit $5 million towards a joint trial they expect will provide a large enough pool of patients to produce reliable answers, possibly within two years.

Manitoba Health Minister Theresa Oswald said she learned within the past six weeks that a national strategy might be a year or two down the road, and she simply...continue reading article here
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