Potential vital role of pioglitazone discovered by Edinburgh research team. "Finding treatments for everyone with MS is now a very real prospect", MS Society UK.
Heat sensitivity and MS: Research could be ‘first step’ to treatment
Encouraging research towards understanding and treating the effect of heat on MS symptoms.
People with MS denied vital support
Health professional comfirm that people with MS are being denied vital support because of the impact of COVID-19 on essential rehabilitation services.
Countdown to World MS Day #MSConnections
World MS Day is just 26 days away! And, with the world having been plunged into one form of COVID-19 lockdown or another, this year the emphasis is on MS Connections.
Government COVID-19 lockdown forces changes to MS Awareness Week
MS Awareness Week has arrived in the UK, to be met by the fifth week of the country’s COVID-19 lockdown. Faced with events being postponed, the MS Society wants us to flood social media with stories of MS - to raise awareness of all its symptoms
COVID-19: MS society calls for urgent changes to benefits
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Radio presenter: I have MS, let’s all help find a cure
A sunnier than life radio presenter is the latest celebrity to bare all, figuratively speaking, and reveal to his co-presenters, listeners and, indeed, the world that he has multiple sclerosis. And he is urging everyone to raise money to 'find a cure',
‘Putting something back’ links determined people behind newest HSCT charity
It was almost two years ago that Ian Franks brought you the welcome news that AIMS was a new HSCT charity. Today, he looks further and finds a young but efficient organisation united by a desire to 'put something back'.
If HSCT is so safe, why haven’t I had it?
HSCT (Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation) is an effective therapy to fight multiple sclerosis, the level of side effects is acceptable, and the therapy is safe, Ian Franks believes. Now, he answers the question why he has not undergone HSCT himself,
Have fun, raise money and awareness of MS
MS Awareness Month begins on March 1, just three days away, so it is just the right time to look at how many of us are living with the disease, and to look ahead to taking part in, supporting, and having fun enjoying its activities,