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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 we focus on a couple of burning issues that have got many of you talking.
When Debbie’s husband Joe took part in a half marathon in Malta, it inspired her to give running a try for herself. Since then she’s really got the bug for running and is now inspiring others to get involved with some fantastic fundraising challenges.
Research suggests that sexual problems affect more than half of people with MS, but starting a conversation about them with a health professional can often feel daunting. Lesley Catterall and Denise Middleton, two MS specialists with an interest in the sexual problems associated with MS, answered your questions
More and more people are extolling the virtues of mindfulness for dealing with the stresses and strains of everyday life, and some people believe it can be particularly useful for people dealing with long term conditions such as MS. But what exactly is mindfulness, and how you can you start trying it out? Justin Standfield, who was diagnosed with MS in 2015, explains how mindfulness helps him
We talk to physiotherapist Rachel Ross about evidence that resistance training can have positive effects on your brain
- FDA finds against vitamin D and risk of MS claim
- Medical cannabis supported by Welsh Assembly
- Branded vs generic glatiramer study
- First PPMS drug licensed
- Comparison of disease modifying drugs
- Paralympic curler with MS
- Bad living conditions for people with MS in Glasgow
The MS Trust is dismayed by NICE's recommendation. We do not believe it is in the best interests of people with MS or the NHS.
As he starts his training, David Martin tells us why he will be cycling from London to Amsterdam with a team of over 40 other MS Trust supporters.
- The effect of MS on work - a teacher's story
- MS and cancer
- Chickenpox, shingles and MS
- Mild cognitive impairment and exercise
- Stem cell therapy
- NICE recommends restricting choice of MS drugs
- MS treatment optimism
- Having MS and other conditions
- Diagnostic criteria updated
When Jerry Burnie joined a wheelchair basketball team four years ago, he could never have imagined just how much of a positive difference it would make to his life.
Katie Ellis tells us about how she was inspired to found the Able Label, specialising in adaptive clothing for women.
Medday, the company developing high dose biotin for progressive MS, has told the European Medicines Agency that it wishes to withdraw its licence application.
- 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
Larissa Thomas was diagnosed with MS in July last year. Here she talks tattoos, smiling through the pain and why she’s determined to make the best of things.
At the 2017 MS Trust health professional conference we caught up with consultant neurologist Martin Duddy and asked him to tell us all about the newest MS drugs on the horizon.
- Diet may improve MS
- Laquinimod trial for PPMS unsuccessful
- Epilepsy and MS
- Stem cell therapy consensus report