"Liberation treatment" for MS update
Canada's health minister announced recently there will be no money for clinical trials of so-called "liberation therapy" as a treatment for Multiple Sclerosis. Clinical trials are underway in the US, at the State University of New York at Buffalo, with participants from the US and Canada. Daybreak spoke to Dr. Adnan Siddiqui, lead investigator of the trial.
photo: Some Canadians with multiple sclerosis are going overseas for a controversial procedure known as liberation therapy that aims to improve blood flow from the brain. It is too early for a pan-Canadian clinical trial to test the treatment, Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq says. (photo: CBC)