In the latest issue of Open Door (May 2016)
- A wake-up call for neurology services
- Recommendations for minimising the risk of PML with Tysabri
- Participants needed for MS-SMART secondary progressive MS trial
- Drinking coffee may reduce the risk of developing MS
- Encouraging results from ozanimod drug trial
- Phase II study of epilepsy drug shows promise in optic neuritis
- Lion Kings: Thanks and congratulations to the Atlantic Lions and The Pride
The latest research on how MS affects taste, which activities promote memory, and the needs of families where a parent has been diagnosed with MS.
We speak to Gilly Burdon, an MS specialist OT based in Hereford, about her work, the difference she makes, and how she's supported by the MS Trust.
- Why I'm cycling London to Paris for the MS Trust - Gilly Burdon tells us why she's cycling for the MS Trust
- How Gilly helped me- Steph's story
- How Gilly helped me - Katie's story
- Making our voices heard- We talk to Mags Lewis, disability spokesperson for the Green Party about how she dealt with MS diagnosis and forged a new career in politics
Diane Shenton explores some of the ways she found planning ahead gave her a feeling of empowerment
- A small idea that grew - 12-year-old Megan Cass tells us about the garden party she held to support families like hers that are affected by MS, and why she'll be doing the same again this summer.
- Trek the Grand Canyon, USA! 13-20 May 2017. We're looking for MS Trust supporters to join a 45 mile trek and explore one of the most fascinating natural wonders of the world.
Amy Mackelden writes plays, poetry and pop criticism. She was diagnosed with MS in 2014 and this year volunteered to join the advisory group of our MS Forward View project. Here she explains why she got involved and what inspires her.
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