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Tim Jones, diagnosed with MS in 2011, talks about juggling MS with being a dad to his 8-year-old daughter, Hannah.
Patricia Gachagan was diagnosed with MS 11 years ago, shortly after the birth of her son Elliot. Here she talks about coming to terms with the diagnosis, accepting that it’s OK to be different and why she was inspired to write about her journey with MS.
- Carers Week - the challenges of being a carer
- Zinbryta and possible liver damage
- Lemtrada side effect explained
- Water rehabilitation
- Sodium and MS onset
- CMSC round up
A headline in the Daily Mirror makes claims for an experimental treatment that are not yet backed up by research.
Bowel problems are a common symptom of MS and can have a big impact on your everyday life. In this blog, specialist physiotherapist and MS Trust trustee Christine Singleton shares some advice on constipation and MS.
As she prepares to run the British 10K for the third time, Helena shares her experience of running with MS and reflects on some of the reasons why she has been able to push herself.
The October Club and the MS Trust today announce ambitious new plans to transform the lives of thousands of people living with advanced MS by funding new champions to manage and co-ordinate their care.
- Biotin trial planned
- Ozanimod trail results
- Gilenya effect on relapses
- Neurological Alliance manifesto
- Fampridine granted full licence
- Case of PML in Ocrevus
The Neurological Alliance, the coalition of 80 organisations working for people with neurological conditions, including the MS Trust, has published a manifesto for neurology services in England.
With the summer fast approaching, many people will be thinking about their holiday plans. Maybe you fancy taking in some culture on a city break; perhaps you just want a week of sun, sea and sand in the Med, or maybe you are getting ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure somewhere exotic. Wherever you and your suitcase are heading, it’s always good to be prepared, so here’s some advice on travelling when you have MS.
- Safety of beta interferon
- Children, vitamin D and obesity
- Weight and MS severity
- Brain training and cognition
- Assisted suicide rethink
- Garden for MS
Liz Watson, an MS specialist nurse in Bradford, will be taking part in a skydive to help fund new MS nurse.
- Statins for SPMS
- Laquinimod trial unsuccessful
- Clues to MS five years before onset
- Vitamin D and birth month
- Contraceptive safety in MS
- Carers and the impact of MS
John from Crosby is getting ready for a three-day trek through France, Italy and Switzerland across Europe's largest mountain range.
The launch of a trial involving more than 1000 people with secondary progressive MS (SPMS) has been announced. The trial will investigate whether simvastatin can slow down disability progression.
Are you a keen cyclist or do you know someone who is? There are just a few weeks left to register for this 100 mile cycle on 30 July.
Reports of studies presented at the American Academy of Neurology meeting that took place from 22-28 April 2017. Reports include research into disease modifying drugs for relapsing MS and risk factors for MS.