While average Canadians know Zamboni as a huge machine for cleaning the ice between periods, neuroscientists may be more familiar with the Italian Researcher’s hypothesis regarding the role of Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency in the development of Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
Recently, scientists at the University of Western Ontario showed that the controversial theory may be partially correct and that iron levels in the frontal cortex region of the brain may indeed be good indicators of MS.
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