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by Blaze
Sun Jul 31, 2011 4:40 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: one year ago today: very brief note :-)
Replies: 25
Views: 3717

Wishing you more sunny days ahead, Bluesky.
by Blaze
Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:43 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Kathleen Lynch (klynch56)
Replies: 39
Views: 7367

Thanks for letting us know. Hang in there. Stay strong. You have a world of friends.
by Blaze
Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:51 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: 2nd Canadian dies after MS surgery
Replies: 23
Views: 4061

erinc14 wrote: so it had nothing ro do with venoplasty... again
I think that's a huge leap to make--and I'm not sure it's an accurate one.
by Blaze
Sun Jul 10, 2011 7:16 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Second Procedure in Bulgaria
Replies: 9
Views: 1473

Anna, I certainly respect your right to be treated where you choose. I wonder, however, if you have checked out Dr. Soares at Rhode Island Vascular Institute in Providence: http://www.rivascularinstitute.com/ Providence is within driving distance of Montreal and I think their waiting list is short. ...
by Blaze
Sun Jul 10, 2011 5:16 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: 2nd Canadian dies after MS surgery
Replies: 23
Views: 4061

Today the news changed a bit. I still pray for this women and may she rest in peace. My condolences to her family. This latest article said died of natural causes. :?: CD < shortened url > I, too, am sad at Maralyn's death. Like others, I didn't know her personally, but we are all partners in this ...
by Blaze
Tue Jul 05, 2011 10:12 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: CCSVI foundation sends three patients for treatment
Replies: 6
Views: 1913

Steve Garvie of CCSVI Foundation was one of six people treated by Dr. McDonald and Dr. Guest in Barrie last year before the good docs were directed by College of Physicians and Surgeons to stop. Steve was in a wheelchair and needed assistance to dress, bathe, etc. He is now walking, living independe...
by Blaze
Tue Jul 05, 2011 6:30 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: trials in Canada in 6 - 8 months
Replies: 4
Views: 1163

Re: trials in Canada in 6 - 8 months

www.thesudburystar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3198323 Dr. Francisco Diaz-Mitoma is just as excited. According to Dr. Diaz-Mitoma, the trials will probably start in about six to eight months I don't know if this is an accurate estimate or not but it's something to go on. I think 6-8 months is optimis...
by Blaze
Sat Jul 02, 2011 10:39 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Autoimmune The Real Hoax: Dr. Hubbard
Replies: 14
Views: 2259

Autoimmune The Real Hoax: Dr. Hubbard

Dr. David Hubbard, founder of the Hubbard Foundation, is a neurologist whose son was diagnosed with MS and who has since turned the focus of his research to CCSVI. Hubbard cannot understand why other neurologists are not embracing CCSVI, which he calls the most exciting area for advancement in MS, ...
by Blaze
Sat Jul 02, 2011 9:53 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Ottawa Will Fund Clinical Trials: Media
Replies: 35
Views: 4400

In Buffalo they called it phase 1 when they had 10 MS patients getting the procedure, fully knowing they were getting it, to check for safety. Then phase 2 was another 20 patients randomized so that there was a sham group and an actually treated group. No need to treat healthy volunteers! Especiall...
by Blaze
Sat Jul 02, 2011 7:22 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Ottawa Will Fund Clinical Trials: Media
Replies: 35
Views: 4400

How do you do the box around someone else's text? Click on quote in the upper right hand corner of the post you're replying to. I really don't understand the point of treating healthy people? Maybe venography to compare the actual status of their veins but I don't know how many people are going to ...
by Blaze
Sat Jul 02, 2011 6:41 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Ottawa Will Fund Clinical Trials: Media
Replies: 35
Views: 4400

Sorry, I wasn't implying the information was wrong. I was trying to state that I hope the country acts honestly on the trials to ensure that they are done properly and without negative CCSVI bias. Objective, fair, and appropriate trials is what I hope is true. And then the rest of the medical commu...
by Blaze
Sat Jul 02, 2011 6:20 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Ottawa Will Fund Clinical Trials: Media
Replies: 35
Views: 4400

Here's an editorial from Globe and Mail about the announcement. Aglukkaq Is Right To Authorize Zamboni Trials Canada has at last decided to be a full participant, not a bystander, in testing a potentially revolutionary treatment for multiple sclerosis devised by the Italian doctor Paolo Zamboni. It ...
by Blaze
Sat Jul 02, 2011 4:15 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: cinnamon, a CCSVI super-spice?
Replies: 22
Views: 4630

speaking of Asian country's ...... I read with great interest recently , of an ancient Chinese medication [ herb ] prescribed for -what ? - a thousand years ...... to treat malaria. And guess what ? Modern medicine found out it's property's worked on malaria..... as it was similar to what modern me...
by Blaze
Fri Jul 01, 2011 6:36 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Ottawa Will Fund Clinical Trials: Media
Replies: 35
Views: 4400

CCSVI Coalition has issued this news release about the announcement: Research yes, still no right to treatment CCSVI Coalition applauds announcement of clinical trials TORONTO, June 29, 2011 /CNW/ - Today the Government of Canada on the unanimous advice of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research ...
by Blaze
Fri Jul 01, 2011 5:25 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: meta-analysis of CCSVI studies
Replies: 3
Views: 1691

They may be surprised, but I'm not. Here's more from that article: Field said he went into the meeting with an open mind but was still surprised by what he learned. “I sort of thought that once somebody looked at all the studies, there would probably be nothing there. So once I saw that, that sort o...