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- Stem cell therapy in the UK
- Falls are common in wheelchair users
- Cognitive fatigue and incentives
Maisie, who was diagnosed with MS in June, aged just 14, hosted a My Garden Party in the summer, and raised thousands of pounds to help us make a difference for people with MS. Here she tells us what it meant to fundraise for the MS Trust and why she's determined to live her life like "any other teenager".
Six superb bands from the south will be rocking the house on Saturday 14 October to raise money for the MS Trust.
- Vitamin D levels and risk of MS
- Concussions in adolescence raises MS risk
- The possible role of bacteria in the gut in MS
- Stem cell therapy review
- Cognition in primary progressive MS
- The benefits of work
- Care for people in Scotland with a neurological condition
- Benefits system criticised
Do you live in or around Leicester? Could you spare a couple of hours to take part in a street collection on 13 or 14 October?
Alana adopted her rescue dog Kia five years ago and says it was one of the best decisions she’s ever made. Here, Alana tells us about her journey with MS and the positive impact owning a pet has had on her life.
- Research into alternative therapies is poor
- Cladribine (Mavenclad) use over four years
- Fingolimod in children
- Perceptions of MS in older people
Drawing on her experiences working as a personal trainer and sports nutrition advisor, Diana, who was diagnosed with MS last year, shares her top tips for living well with the condition.
The MS Trust and NHS Lanarkshire are delighted to announce that they have worked together to recruit two new MS specialist nurses, plus a part-time neurology nurse, to support the 1,200 people living with MS in Lanarkshire. The new nurses will begin work later in September.
Yeoman Warder Andy Merry is organising a special dinner and auction at the Tower of London and you’re invited!
- Benefits changes affecting people with MS
- South Korean court sees MS as an occupational disease
- Glandular fever and risk of MS
- Self-management suggestions
- Tecfidera after Tysabri
Being, a short film directed by Devlin Crow, tells the story of a young boy who cares for his mother who has MS.
We're joining up with charities across the UK to take part in Remember a Charity Week this September to raise awareness of the difference gifts in wills can make.
As she gets ready to run the Great North Run, Emily tells us how her mum has inspired her to take on this challenge.
- Are we close to a cure?
- Raising the profile of horse riding for the disabled
- Cladribine (Mavenclad) gets European licence for highly active relapsing MS
The European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorization for cladribine (Mavenclad) for the treatment of adults with highly active relapsing multiple sclerosis.
Paramedic Andy West, who has MS, has completed a 100-mile off-road cycle along the South Downs Way.
- Armed forces at higher risk of dying from MS
- Sticking with disease modifying drugs
- Older MS drugs may be linked to increased cancer risk
- Gut bacteria
- Cladribine and quality of life
- Botulinum toxin treatment for spasticity
- Jamie-Lynn Sigler on walking sticks
- Addressing gaps in care for people with MS
- Parenting with a disability
- Jack Osbourne reflects on five years of living with MS