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Woman behind wheels of a car
20 June 2018

Many people with MS experience 'cog fog', which is when you sometimes struggle with things like memory, attention span and concentration. In this blog, Helena, who was diagnosed with MS 11 years ago, talks about her own experience of the dreaded cog fog, and why she's determined those 'fuzzy brain days' won't stop her doing the things she loves. 

Family standing together outdoors
15 June 2018

  • School project explores MS
  • Tecfidera and Gilenya compared
  • Ocrevus delays progression
  • Ocrevus in PPMS - new trial announced
  • Obesity and smoking and risk of MS
  • Family support helps
21 May 2018

The weather's picked up, the BBQs are out and the ice-cream van is making its tuneful way up our road. This can only mean one thing: the holidays are hurtling towards us. As a general rule, breaks away are meant to be a relaxing experience. But when MS comes as part of the package deal, this isn't always the case. Caroline, who blogs at Mildly Scrambled, was diagnosed 14 years ago and has picked up a few holidaying tips along the way.

18 May 2018

  • NICE approves injectable drugs for relapsing MS
  • Gilenya approved for young Americans
  • AAN meeting round up
  • RCN supports medical cannabis
  • Vitamins and dietary supplements
15 May 2018

Having kept her MS secret for eight years, MS Trust supporter Jenna decided to open up about life with the condition earlier this year – and says it was the best decision she’s ever made. Here she tells us about the empowerment she felt sharing her story and raising awareness of MS.

Sun in hands
09 May 2018

Lots of you share your views on issues affecting people with MS in the letters and emails you send us, your phone calls and on our social media channels. Here  we focus on a couple of burning issues that have got many of you talking. 

Tanner family
09 May 2018

Caring for a loved one with advanced MS can bring all kinds of challenges, with many families feeling like they have nowhere to turn. Here, we speak to Lisa and Tony Tanner, who care for Lisa’s mum Georgetta, about the ups and downs of being a carer, and how the MS Trust's Advanced MS Champion programme will make a difference. 

04 May 2018

Last year, 64 daring MS Trust supporters took a leap of faith and jumped out of a plane with a parachute, raising over £44,000 to help others affected by MS. Adventure lover Sarah Harper explains why she wanted to take part in a sponsored skydive.

Toilet sign on brick wall
04 May 2018

Bowel and bladder symptoms in MS are common and often easily managed, so it’s important to be open about what you’re going through so you can get the support you need. We put some of your questions about these issues to MS specialist nurse Noreen Barker.