Ian Franks expresses anger at unnecessary deaths and injuries, and defends Lewis Hamilton from criticism for 'bringing politics into sport'. Ian says he did it 50 years ago.
MS / Multiple Sclerosis
Government inefficient or dismissive – maybe both
Ian Franks says five month delay in care guidance during pandemic is inexcusable.
Silly season: Mountains from molehills
Ian Franks decries 'silly season' in which media make much of very little,
COVID-19: The world looks ahead
Ian Franks asks 'what next?' and questions how we can RETURN to a NEW normal.
Preventative neurology is real says top professor who is MS specialist
No, not a miracle, says Giovannoni. Latest developments in a 'biological revolution' point way towards preventing neurological diseases.
Conquering one-handed mealtime troubles
Disability caused by MS means eating one-handed for Ian Franks. Now, he says, one simple utensil has given him back independence at the dinner table.
COVID-19: As I said, easing restrictions leads to more infections
Ian Franks lambastes politicians for putting popularity and votes ahead of health and life in choosing to ease lockdowns and restrictions too soon
Despite MS: Career began August 10 and still writing 50 years on
Ian Franks is still writing 50 years after starting his first job as a journalist. And he has had to contend with MS, epilepsy, and having to use a wheelchair.
MS research ‘Holy Grail’: Diabetes drug helps repair damaged myelin
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.