A few news articles relating to people’s stories of “The Liberation Treatment” and how positively it has affected their lives. Are these people silly risking their lives or do they have nothing to lose?
Professor Gavin Giovanni is a researcher at The Blizard institue, Barts and the London school of Medicine and is currently researching on the Epstien Barr Virus as a possible cause of multiple sclerosis, multiple sclerosis related neurodegeneration, biomarker discovery and immune tolerance strategies.
Dr. Paolo Zamboni explaining his discovery of CCSVI. The explanation and procedure seems simple to understand and logical, however not enough research has corroborated his research, and a number of scientists and researchers feel that patients are being misled by this theory. What do you think about Dr. Zamboni and his CCSVI campain?
Cases like these may show some sign of hope. However, what if it did not go so well like it has for some people who have undergone the treatment? Is further evidence necessary before patients are allowed to undergo this procedure?
An article looking into the CCSVI hypothesis and the subsequent treatment after diagnosis. Have a look at the article as well as the related articles referring to the research and make up your own mind on this therapy that is supposedly “changing people’s lives”!
Love stories are often seen as cheesy, and are also sometimes seen to be as myths. However, this video shows a true story of a loving wife, who stuck to her vows of never leaving her husbands side even in sickness. Her commitment led her to researching multiple sclerosis herself, finding out more about it, and then stumbling accross the controversial CCSVI treatment involving venoplasty. This “Liberation Treatment” had changed the life of Jeff and Joan Beal forever, however her hope to raise awareness of CCSVI requires more independant research. What are your views of CCSVI and Dr. Zamboni’s “liberation treatment”?
The geographical distribution of Multiple Sclerosis.
The number of inhabitants living with multiple sclerosis increase with the shade of colour. It is hypothesised that countries that are further away from the equator are higher in its prevalence of MS because they receive little sunlight and therefore less vitamin D. This could explain the pattern and distribution of MS globally.
Not a lot of people know and understand multiple sclerosis, the “invisible disease”. Walks and events like these help raise awareness as well as money for these debilitating illnesses that affect a number of lives and families.