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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
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.
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.
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.
The MS Trust's innovative interactive guide to disease modifying drugs, MS Decisions, was highly commended in the BMA Patient Information Awards.
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.
Sarah and Phil have set up their own festive wear day on 14 December for anyone who is at home during the day.
The Scottish Medicines Consortium has announced that fampridine (Fampyra) is not a cost effective treatment for MS-related walking problems.
Melissa tells us about her family's involvement with Tae Kwon-Do and why they are holding a sponsored kick to support the MS Trust.
This evening at a ceremony in Windsor we were delighted to announce the winners of the second QuDoS awards, recognising quality in the delivery of MS services.
- Work capability assessment to be reviewed
- MS and breast cancer
- Living up north could speed up onset of MS
On Monday 31st October the government published its Work, Health and Disability Green Paper. (A Green Paper is a government consultation document. Its role is to create debate on proposals for new policy or legislation, before committing to a course of action.)