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.
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.
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.
Broken computer leads to admiration and respect
Ian Franks, who has MS and uses a wheelchair, explains what a broken laptop meant to him - and his consequent thought of others unable to lose themselves in something else besides their disease or disability.
Not always dwelling on your illness – Ann Romney, MSer
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