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Christina McDonald was diagnosed with MS last November, just a few weeks before her 27th birthday. Here Christina tells us about the different emotions she’s experienced in the past few months and how she’s learnt to accept and process her diagnosis.
- Small study of lipoic acid for SPMS
- Living with hidden disabilities
- Types of vitamin D
- Stem cell tourism
- Carers' mental health
- Neurological conditions and mental health services
- Access to MS treatments in Wales
- Smell and progressive MS
Not content with just running the Great North Run, Jack Curtis plans to push a heavy sled over the same distance to raise funds to help people with MS.
- Cladribine recommended for European licence
- Glastonbury in an all-terrain wheelchair
- YouTube star behind Pixiwoo beauty empire reveals she has MS
- Enjoying family life
- TV wedding
Jody Cass decided to set herself a challenge for her 40th year as a way to get fit and raise some money for the MS Trust.
The European Medicines Agency has recommended that a licence should be granted for cladribine (Mavenclad) for the treatment of highly active relapsing multiple sclerosis.
- Smoking and progressive MS
- MRI scans and disability levels
- Suicide risk measured
- European vaccine ruling
- Ocrelizumab and disease activity
After a tough few years following her MS diagnosis, Kat Martin stepped into the light and decided to do something to challenge herself.
A team of family and friends who call themselves the MS Dossers took part in our 50-mile cycle challenge at Goodwood in May.
Patricia Gachagan was diagnosed with MS 11 years ago, shortly after the birth of her son Elliot. Here she talks about coming to terms with the diagnosis, accepting that it’s OK to be different and why she was inspired to write about her journey with MS.
Tim Jones, diagnosed with MS in 2011, talks about juggling MS with being a dad to his 8-year-old daughter, Hannah.
- Carers Week - the challenges of being a carer
- Zinbryta and possible liver damage
- Lemtrada side effect explained
- Water rehabilitation
- Sodium and MS onset
- CMSC round up
A headline in the Daily Mirror makes claims for an experimental treatment that are not yet backed up by research.
Bowel problems are a common symptom of MS and can have a big impact on your everyday life. In this blog, specialist physiotherapist and MS Trust trustee Christine Singleton shares some advice on constipation and MS.
As she prepares to run the British 10K for the third time, Helena shares her experience of running with MS and reflects on some of the reasons why she has been able to push herself.
The October Club and the MS Trust today announce ambitious new plans to transform the lives of thousands of people living with advanced MS by funding new champions to manage and co-ordinate their care.
- Biotin trial planned
- Ozanimod trail results
- Gilenya effect on relapses
- Neurological Alliance manifesto
- Fampridine granted full licence
- Case of PML in Ocrevus
The Neurological Alliance, the coalition of 80 organisations working for people with neurological conditions, including the MS Trust, has published a manifesto for neurology services in England.