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- Sports Personality of the Year shortlist published
- Vitamin D and MS risk
- What stem cell research says about progressive MS
- Researching diet and MS
- Emerging treatments for progressive MS
Catch up on all the latest talking points from the world of MS with the new MS Trust news round-ups.
Babies born with low levels of vitamin D may be more likely to develop multiple sclerosis in later life, according to newly-published research.
The scientific journal Nature has published a supplement focussing on multiple sclerosis research.
Leigh was diagnosed with rapidly-evolving relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis in 2013. In this guest blog she tells us what it was like finding out that you have to stop one disease modifying drug and move on to another option
People with severe MS will benefit from new bursaries worth £150,000 which will fund the training of specialist nurses and allied health professionals, enabling them to offer the best care possible. The finance behind this initiative comes from the Helen Ley Charitable Trust, an organisation which was formed 42 years ago by the Coventry MS branch with the assistance of local business people.
If you're stuck for Christmas present ideas, Kenny's wooden creations and tree decorations make lovely and unique gifts.
Christmas can be a very stressful time for many people - and when you have MS, it can effect your daily life and symptoms. Here Helena from the MS Trust Information and Engagement team explores some ideas on how to reduce Christmas stress.
World’s biggest MS conference comes to the UK and sees encouraging new progress on multiple fronts
Juggling having MS and having a small child isn't the easiest at times. For the blogger of poorlyparents it was very important to try to keep her brain as active as possible. In this guest blog she explains how she is getting on with her blog and how technology can help you to be creative.
Today, a group of MPs and members of the House of Lords has launched a report on the barriers people with MS face to finding and staying in work. The report by the All Party Parliamentary Group for MS makes a series of recommendations on how best to support people with MS in the workplace.
- Use of dietary approaches to manage MS
- Brain tissue ratios and prognosis
- Exercise is valuable for people with more advanced MS
- Development of progressive MS research
When Phil Wood had an MRI scan earlier this year, he was given a CD of the images to take home. With the help of some image editing software he was able to get a whole new insight into what the scans showed.
Are you looking for a reason to wear your Christmas jumper? With the festive season on the horizon and people feeling in a giving mood, this is a great time of year to harness some of that positive spirit and use it to help people with MS
Susie Twydell has always loved travelling and was determined she wasn’t going to let MS stop her. But taking her wheelchair wasn’t always straightforward. Pulling together her experiences, plus those of others around the world, she has created wheelchairworld.org, a website full of information, advice and useful links for wheelchair users planning trips to over 90 countries.
Srin Madipalli was frustrated when he found that hotel booking sites often provided inaccurate information about their accessibility. Inspired by Airbnb, he’s set up Accomable, a new site designed to help you feel confident you’re booking accommodation that’s right for you.
Pia Reynolds was born in Denmark, but has lived in the UK for 25 years. This year she joined our MS Forward View project, helping to represent the views of people living with MS. She’s also involved with our new MS nurse funding project.
In October 2016, Hasan trekked to the summmit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, to raise funds to support people with MS.
Today the MS Trust publishes the findings of its year-long MS Forward View project, looking at how MS services in the UK can deliver equitable, effective and efficient care for everyone living with MS.