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CBC News interviews UB professor about study on MS and CCSVI

Published May 24, 2013

Adnan Siddiqui, assistant professor of neurosurgery, was quoted in a story on CBC News about a UB study that showed that using balloon angioplasty to widen veins in the neck does not improve multiple sclerosis symptoms. “What we were hoping would be that the preponderance of the people who got better would be the treated group and the preponderance of people who did worse would be in the [other] group,” he said. “This is not what we found.” Articles appeared in news outlets throughout Canada, including The Canadian Press, News 91.9 FM in New Brunswick, MSN News Canada and CTV News.

Read more:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2013/03/22/multiple-sclerosis-ccsvi.html

http://www.tbnewswatch.com/news/national/270483/Interest-fading-in-New-Brunswick-funding-for-MS-treatment

http://www.news919.com/2013/03/25/interest-wanes-for-controversial-ms-therapy/

http://news.ca.msn.com/canada/new-brunswick-interest-in-ms-treatment-fading

http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/interest-fading-in-new-brunswick-for-liberation-treatment-1.1208979

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