The latest news on MS treatments, research and specialist services.
MS Trust news
News from the MS Trust
Views and comment
MS Trust staff, MS health professionals and people with MS offer their perspectives on hot topics in the world of MS
Our free, quarterly newsletter for people with multiple sclerosis, their family and friends and supporters of the MS Trust.
Read our latest news
- Vitamin D levels and risk of MS
- Concussions in adolescence raises MS risk
- The possible role of bacteria in the gut in MS
- Stem cell therapy review
- Cognition in primary progressive MS
- The benefits of work
- Care for people in Scotland with a neurological condition
- Benefits system criticised
Do you live in or around Leicester? Could you spare a couple of hours to take part in a street collection on 13 or 14 October?
Six superb bands from the south will be rocking the house on Saturday 14 October to raise money for the MS Trust.
Alana adopted her rescue dog Kia five years ago and says it was one of the best decisions she’s ever made. Here, Alana tells us about her journey with MS and the positive impact owning a pet has had on her life.
- Research into alternative therapies is poor
- Cladribine (Mavenclad) use over four years
- Fingolimod in children
- Perceptions of MS in older people
Drawing on her experiences working as a personal trainer and sports nutrition advisor, Diana, who was diagnosed with MS last year, shares her top tips for living well with the condition.
The MS Trust and NHS Lanarkshire are delighted to announce that they have worked together to recruit two new MS specialist nurses, plus a part-time neurology nurse, to support the 1,200 people living with MS in Lanarkshire. The new nurses will begin work later in September.
Yeoman Warder Andy Merry is organising a special dinner and auction at the Tower of London and you’re invited!
- Benefits changes affecting people with MS
- South Korean court sees MS as an occupational disease
- Glandular fever and risk of MS
- Self-management suggestions
- Tecfidera after Tysabri
We're joining up with charities across the UK to take part in Remember a Charity Week this September to raise awareness of the difference gifts in wills can make.
Being, a short film directed by Devlin Crow, tells the story of a young boy who cares for his mother who has MS.
As she gets ready to run the Great North Run, Emily tells us how her mum has inspired her to take on this challenge.
The European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorization for cladribine (Mavenclad) for the treatment of adults with highly active relapsing multiple sclerosis.
- Are we close to a cure?
- Raising the profile of horse riding for the disabled
- Cladribine (Mavenclad) gets European licence for highly active relapsing MS
Paramedic Andy West, who has MS, has completed a 100-mile off-road cycle along the South Downs Way.
- Armed forces at higher risk of dying from MS
- Sticking with disease modifying drugs
- Older MS drugs may be linked to increased cancer risk
- Gut bacteria
- Cladribine and quality of life
- Botulinum toxin treatment for spasticity
- Jamie-Lynn Sigler on walking sticks
- Addressing gaps in care for people with MS
- Parenting with a disability
- Jack Osbourne reflects on five years of living with MS
Former Royal Marine Andy Merry works as a Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London. He was diagnosed with MS last year and has since raised over £27,000 to support the work of the MS Trust by climbing the highest mountain in the Alps. We caught up with Andy just after he returned from his challenge in June to ask him about his experience of climbing Mont Blanc for MS.
MS health professionals are invited to enter or nominate colleagues in the third annual QuDoS in MS recognition programme.