Multiple Sclerosis: Studies Probe Role of Clogged Neck Veins

Almost six years after she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Sharon Richardson heard that blockages in neck veins draining blood from her brain could have triggered the debilitating disease, which is marked by fatigue, weakness and pain. She quickly took to the web to investigate the theory, proposed by Dr. Paolo Zamboni, a vascular surgeon in Italy, in April 2009. Two months later, Richardson was one of the first MS patients in the U.S. to undergo testing for the blockage, called...Full Story
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