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Anatomy of a "Break-Through." Dr. Jock Murray Interview

It was the biggest health story to hit the airwaves in years...news that an Italian doctor had pioneered what appeared to be a break-through for people with Multiple Sclerosis.

Canadian patients flocked to overseas clinics for the treatment, and pressured their governments to pay for it here. Meanwhile neurologists shook their heads - and asked for more research.

Now, even some of the treatment's initial supporters are backing away.

This week on Maritime Magazine, Dr Jock Murray, one of the country's leading experts on MS, looks at the frenzy surrounding Paolo Zamboni's controversial findings.

Dr Jock Murray

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