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MS in the media logo (a pile of newspapers)
24 March 2017

  • Anxiety and the link to depression
  • Anxiety and psychosocial factors
  • Invisible disability toilet signs
  • Trigeminal neuralgia at onset of MS
22 March 2017

First comes the crying and the sleepless nights, then there’s the troublesome toddler years, and then, before you know it, your house is shaking from the door-slamming of a surly teen. Parenthood, whatever stage you’re at, is never easy, and definitely never dull. But when you’re attempting to raise a child while coping with the unpredictability of MS, it throws up a whole new set of challenges. Here are five top tips for juggling parenthood and MS. 

22 March 2017

Functional electrical stimulation (FES) is a treatment that applies small electrical charges to the leg to improve mobility if you have have difficulties with walking arising from damage in your brain or spinal cord. In this video we talk to our two MS Trust trustees, Sarah Joiner who has MS herself and uses a FES device, and Christine Singleton, who is a clinical specialist physiotherapist .

MS in the media logo (a pile of newspapers)
17 March 2017

  • Early treatment with disease modifying drugs
  • Contraceptives and relapses
  • Neurological services declining
  • Access to neurologists
  • Myelin repair research
  • Caroline Wyatt and stem cell therapy
  • Daclizumab (Zinbryta) approved in England and Wales
  • Delayed acceptance of NICE approved drugs
  • Prescription charge rises
MS in the media logo (a pile of newspapers)
24 February 2017

  • Stem cell study shows long-term benefits and risks
  • Cognition and electrical stimulation
  • Benefit changes
  • Access to Motability vehicles