- Ocrevus licensed for relapsing and progressive MS
- Gilenya effective for children with MS
- Social care failing people with disabilities
- Wii a useful way to exercise
School friends Emma and Marc took on the Descente London Duathlon this September, raising £700 in sponsorship.
Reports of studies presented at the ECTRIMS meeting that took place from 25-28 October 2017. Topics include research into existing and new drugs for relapsing and progressive MS and lifestyle factors in MS.
This year the MS Trust has been working with city philanthropists The October Club to raise money to pioneer a new role in MS teams: Advanced MS Champions. But how will our new Champions make a difference? We spoke to Lyn, who was diagnosed with MS over 20 years ago.
Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler, who was diagnosed with MS aged 20, has recently been trying to remove some of the stigma around walking sticks by talking on social media about how she uses hers. We asked our Facebook community for their advice to people who have just started to use a stick.
Many people with MS live by the motto “I may have MS but MS doesn’t have me” and are determined not to let the disease define them. But what if you find that your MS means you don’t feel comfortable in your own clothes any more, and can’t find anything practical you do like? Here we speak to Helen and Hannah Dunk who have launched a new fashion label for women in wheelchairs, and Katie Ellis, founder of adaptive clothing company The Able Label.
- Ibudilast trial show benefit in progressive MS
- Gilenya effective as treatment for teens with MS
- Zinbryta liver damage restrictions
- Having other health conditions delays MS diagnosis
- The benefits of running for a woman with MS
When Andre Previte was diagnosed with MS at just 22, he was determined the condition wouldn’t rule his life. Over 30 years later, he continues to live each day with the same positive attitude.
Every week there seems to be media coverage of a new piece of research, suggesting that what you eat or drink could make a difference to how your MS progresses. But diet is a hugely controversial topic in the MS world, partly because it’s so hard to do research. As two new large scale studies of diet begin in the US, we put some of your questions to Dr Conor Kerley, a registered dietitian who was diagnosed with MS when he was 16