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Man sitting on tree stump and holding his head
15 December 2017

  • Gilenya and Betaferon compared
  • Pain prevalence and treatment
  • Cold water in the mouth helps heat sensitivity
  • Benefit reassessment concerns
  • Review of the year - MS in America
T cell
01 December 2017

  • Shortage of neurology services
  • Diet affects gut bacteria and modulates immune system
  • Cognitive symptoms in early-stage MS
  • High number of people with MS turned down for PIP
  • Biotin may affect medical tests
Stem cells
24 November 2017

  • Mark Lewis and stem cells
  • Self-management may help mood
  • CCSVI trial disappointing
  • Why smoking is bad for people with MS
Wii console and remote
17 November 2017

  • Ocrevus licensed for relapsing and progressive MS
  • Gilenya effective for children with MS
  • Social care failing people with disabilities
  • Wii a useful way to exercise
Jamie-Lynn Sigler
08 November 2017

Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler, who was diagnosed with MS aged 20, has been removing some of the stigma around walking sticks by talking on social media about how she uses hers. 

heart with vital sign in the middle
03 November 2017

  • Ibudilast trial show benefit in progressive MS
  • Gilenya effective as treatment for teens with MS
  • Zinbryta liver damage restrictions
  • Having other health conditions delays MS diagnosis
  • The benefits of running for a woman with MS