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Sarah has signed up to take part in Miles for MS, our new distance challenge fundraising event. She tells us why she'll be walking 100 miles in May.
Preliminary data from an international stem cell study for people with relapsing multiple sclerosis has reported that those having stem cell treatment had fewer relapses and improved disability levels.
- Calnexin increases number of immune cells crossing blood-brain barrier
- My wife has MS and is no longer interested in any sexual contact
A few years after her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, Elaine had to come to terms with using a wheelchair. In this inspirational guest blog she discusses her own journey of acceptance, the reaction of others, and the positive and negative sides of life in a wheelchair.
- Zinbryta withdrawn due to safety fears
- Sunshine exposure reduces MS risk
- Paralympian with MS
- Unsuccessful trial of PPMS drug
The manufacturers of Zinbryta (daclizumab) announce worldwide withdrawal of Zinbryta following new reports of serious side effects
- Oily fish and risk of MS
- EBV prevalence
- Deaths associated with neurological conditions
- Radio play about MS
- Think Hand campaign launched
- ACTRIMS conference review
- The work of the MS Brain Bank
The MS Trust has launched a programme to pioneer a new role in MS services: Advanced MS Champions. But what difference will these champions make to people living with advanced MS?
Up to 5,000 people with advanced MS will benefit from a new project launched at the House of Lords.
The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved Mavenclad (cladribine) as a treatment for highly active relapsing multiple sclerosis.
Will I end up in a wheelchair?’ is often one of the first questions people ask when they are diagnosed with MS. For most people, the answer is NO, but if your mobility is affected by MS, you may find that a wheelchair - or other walking aid – actually gives you the freedom to continue doing the things you love and overcome some of the barriers MS presents, as Jerry explains in this guest blog.
- Encouraging stem cell results
- Tysabri and reducing relapse risk in pregnancy
- Stigma and depression
Increasing numbers of young people are being affected by MS - either because they have the disease themselves, or because a family member has been diagnosed. There isn’t enough reliable, accessible information to help them understand their condition. We’re determined to change this. But we need your help.
When Anna was told that she might have MS, she wanted to focus her energies on something positive and decided to climb the highest mountain in Wales.
The government has announced a review of all 1.6 million personal independence payment (PIP) claims following a High Court ruling.
- Sativex available in Jersey
- Drug and herbal remedy interactions
- Urology clinic in Sheffield