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- Safety of beta interferon
- Children, vitamin D and obesity
- Weight and MS severity
- Brain training and cognition
- Assisted suicide rethink
- Garden for MS
With the summer fast approaching, many people will be thinking about their holiday plans. Maybe you fancy taking in some culture on a city break; perhaps you just want a week of sun, sea and sand in the Med, or maybe you are getting ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure somewhere exotic. Wherever you and your suitcase are heading, it’s always good to be prepared, so here’s some advice on travelling when you have MS.
Liz Watson, an MS specialist nurse in Bradford, will be taking part in a skydive to help fund new MS nurse.
- Statins for SPMS
- Laquinimod trial unsuccessful
- Clues to MS five years before onset
- Vitamin D and birth month
- Contraceptive safety in MS
- Carers and the impact of MS
John from Crosby is getting ready for a three-day trek through France, Italy and Switzerland across Europe's largest mountain range.
Are you a keen cyclist or do you know someone who is? There are just a few weeks left to register for this 100 mile cycle on 30 July.
The launch of a trial involving more than 1000 people with secondary progressive MS (SPMS) has been announced. The trial will investigate whether simvastatin can slow down disability progression.
Reports of studies presented at the American Academy of Neurology meeting that took place from 22-28 April 2017. Reports include research into disease modifying drugs for relapsing MS and risk factors for MS.
Maureen has supported the MS Trust for many years, having lived with MS for over 40 years herself. Last autumn, she decided to do a skydive – aged 72 – to fundraise for the MS Trust and she has also left a legacy gift to us in her will
Grab your cape and join us for the brand new Superhero Tri on Saturday 19 August at Dorney Lake, Windsor. Superhero Series founder, Sophia Warner, tells us why she wanted to set up an event that was open to everyone
When Ruth Winden signed up to take part in a Grand Canyon Trek for the MS Trust, she didn’t realise how much of a positive focus it would bring to her life
Thank you and congratulations to the MS Trust London Marathon team who have raised over £115,000 to help people with MS.
After an MS diagnosis you’re bound to have worries about how the condition might impact your independence and freedom: will you still be able to do those ‘normal’ everyday things you always have done? One of the most common questions that our information team gets asked is: ‘Can I still drive?’ For most people with MS the answer is ‘Yes’, but there are some things you need to be aware of.
Have the feats of Paralympic champions Kadeena Cox and Stephanie Millward inspired you to lace up those trainers and get fit? Specialist neuro-physiotherapist Liz Betts, who helped develop the exercises on our website, offers some advice on staying fit when you have MS, and we hear from two people with MS who have benefitted from a more active lifestyle
The MS Trust and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust are working together to make a difference for local people living with MS with the recruitment of the first new nurse placements in the MS Trust’s Specialist Nurse Funding Programme. We went to Leicester to speak to Allison, one of the existing MS nurses, and Jon, who has been living with MS for almost ten years, about the difference the new nurses will make.
For 20 years the MS Trust has provided free, evidence-based information for anyone affected by MS – via our enquiry service, our printed publications, and, increasingly, our online and social media resources. We hope to help people understand more about their condition, consider their options and work effectively with their MS teams. Here we introduce some of the members of our award-winning team and some of the people they’ve helped
Emergency hospital admissions for people with MS are on the rise, according to new research published today by the MS Trust and Wilmington Healthcare. These cause distress for people with MS and cost the NHS millions, yet many of them could be avoided.
MS Trust names first sites in specialist nurse funding programme and announces plans to fund a further six new posts in the next year