Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Multiple Sclerosis Specific Stem Cell Research

From the MSRC website:
New treatment helps MS patients achieve ‘long-lasting remission’

Ottawa doctors, who claim a new medical technique can cause a “very long-lasting remission,” are giving hope to multiple sclerosis patients.

“The inflammatory nature of the disease has virtually ceased in everyone who has received this transplant,” said neurologist Dr. Mark Freedman, who led the study with bone marrow transplant specialist Dr. Harold Atkins.