Baycrest is leading a team of international scientists in a mammoth project to create the world's first functional, virtual brain.
The effort puts Canada in a global race to pull off a neuroscience feat that is comparable to decoding the human genome. The achievement could revolutionize how clinicians assess and treat various brain disorders, including cognitive impairment caused by stroke and Alzheimer's disease.
One of the most important things for many patients with multiple sclerosis is their ability to be able to move on their own despite the condition. Sometimes the reasons they are unable to move the way they want may go beyond the original diagnosis.
In a longterm condition like multiple sclerosis finding the proper treatment option can often be a difficult task. A medication was recently approved to help patients who have struggled to find that help in the past.