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Alberta universities to research 'liberation therapy'

Government dedicates $1 million for observational study

The Alberta government will be spending $1 million on an observational study into the controversial multiple sclerosis treatment, “liberation therapy.” The province has also pledged to fund clinical trials in the treatment is deemed safe. “In my discussions with MS patients and advocates, researchers, neurologists and other medical experts, we agreed that an observational study would be very helpful,” Health and Wellness Minister Gene Zwozdesky said in a press release. The research is to largely take place at the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta.

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