“With these results, we can speculate that stem cell treatment may profoundly affect the course of the disease.” Press Release AAN
There are many researchers working on stopping this debilitating disease. Another exciting direction in the research is looking at mechanisms for rebuilding the myelin coatings that have been damaged by an over active immune system.
Canada has the highest rate per capita of MS with one of every 500 people affected. The Province of Saskatchewan has the highest incidence of MS. Women are twice as likely to develop MS as men. Why? Researchers don’t know, but they do know that the incidence is on the rise.
American Academy of Neurology
University of Saskatchewan
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