Thursday, 25 November 2010

CBC News - N.L. Zamboni study enrolling MS patients

From CBC News:
Newfoundland and Labrador researchers are enrolling multiple sclerosis patients in an observational study of a controversial treatment for the disease.

Health ministers are under intense pressure from patients to accelerate research testing a theory that abnormal blood drainage from the brain plays a role in multiple sclerosis and that angioplasty on neck veins might help treat the disease. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press)

The provincial government promised in September to spend $320,000 on the study.  Read full article here.