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    Secret Art Show founder curates a special selection

    18 July 2014

    Founder of the Secret Art Show, and co-founder of the MS Trust, Jill Holt has guest curated a selection of some notable pictures still available in the Secret Art Show 2014. Read more. Read more…

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    Benefit system criticised

    23 July 2014

    The House of Commons Work and Pensions Select Committee has criticised the system by which people are assessed for ESA as being crude, simplistic and failing to fulfil its intended purpose. They say that merely changing the company doing the assessments (Atos) will not address the flawed system. Another report, for the DWP, found that claimants were often unable to understand why their benefits were being reduced, how to appeal and how to access hardship funds.
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    Decision making and MS

    14 July 2014

    A study found that people with MS were worse at gauging risk and making quick decisions than a control group, regardless of whether or not they showed any signs of cognitive problems. People with secondary progressive MS were worse than those with other types.
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    Dimethyl fumarate (BG-12, Tecfidera) - NICE says yes in draft final guidance

    11 July 2014

    NICE has today (11 July) announced it intends to recommend dimethyl fumarate as a treatment for adults with active relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (normally defined as two clinically significant relapses in the previous two years), providing they do not have highly active or rapidly evolving severe relapsing remitting MS. Read more…

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    Dimethyl fumarate (BG-12, Tecfidera) - NICE says yes in draft final guidance

    11 July 2014

    NICE has today (11 July) announced it intends to recommend dimethyl fumarate as a treatment for adults with active relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (normally defined as two clinically significant relapses in the previous two years), providing they do not have highly active or rapidly evolving severe relapsing remitting MS. Read more…

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    Secret Art Show founder curates a special selection

    18 July 2014

    Founder of the Secret Art Show, and co-founder of the MS Trust, Jill Holt has guest curated a selection of some notable pictures still available in the Secret Art Show 2014. Read more. Read more…