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- The effect of MS on work - a teacher's story
- MS and cancer
- Chickenpox, shingles and MS
- Mild cognitive impairment and exercise
- Stem cell therapy
Katie Ellis tells us about how she was inspired to found the Able Label, specialising in adaptive clothing for women.
When Jerry Burnie joined a wheelchair basketball team four years ago, he could never have imagined just how much of a positive difference it would make to his life.
- NICE recommends restricting choice of MS drugs
- MS treatment optimism
- Having MS and other conditions
- Diagnostic criteria updated
Medday, the company developing high dose biotin for progressive MS, has told the European Medicines Agency that it wishes to withdraw its licence application.
- Gilenya and Betaferon compared
- Pain prevalence and treatment
- Cold water in the mouth helps heat sensitivity
- Benefit reassessment concerns
- Review of the year - MS in America
At the 2017 MS Trust health professional conference we caught up with consultant neurologist Martin Duddy and asked him to tell us all about the newest MS drugs on the horizon.
Larissa Thomas was diagnosed with MS in July last year. Here she talks tattoos, smiling through the pain and why she’s determined to make the best of things.
- Diet may improve MS
- Laquinimod trial for PPMS unsuccessful
- Epilepsy and MS
- Stem cell therapy consensus report
Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox, who was diagnosed with MS in 2014, talks sport, MS and the people who inspire her.
The outstanding work of MS specialist nurses, neurologists, allied health professionals and multi-disciplinary teams from across the UK was celebrated at the third annual QuDoS in MS recognition programme.
- Shortage of neurology services
- Diet affects gut bacteria and modulates immune system
- Cognitive symptoms in early-stage MS
- High number of people with MS turned down for PIP
- Biotin may affect medical tests
- Mark Lewis and stem cells
- Self-management may help mood
- CCSVI trial disappointing
- Why smoking is bad for people with MS
- 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
The European Medicines Agency recommends licensing for ocrelizumab (Ocrevus) for treating active relapsing and early primary progressive MS.
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.
NHS England and Merck have reached an agreement that people eligible for treatment can access Mavenclad (cladribine) immediately.