Confusion reigns across the world, especially among people with multiple sclerosis - and then there's Trump.
Coronavirus: Lockdowns in USA and UK, where MSers considered vulnerable, Spain doubles fines
Coronavirus: Several US states as well as the UK enter forms of lockdown, people with MS included in UK's vulnerable list, Spain's police enforce country's harsh restrictions as fines are doubled.
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',
Awareness needed to drive toward world free of MS
Public awareness is of utmost importance in the fight against multiple sclerosis – in the main for two reasons that are, in my opinion, equally deserving of our attention. Greater understanding of the disease will, hopefully, have the twin effects of improving how people react to those of us living with it, and increase the … Continue reading Awareness needed to drive toward world free of MS
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,
MS charity supports both key disability benefit and cross-party group of both houses
Calls for changes to a key disability benefit to be given priority by the government are being spearheaded by the country’s lead campaigning multiple sclerosis charity. It is also championing efforts to influence the agenda of a cross-party MS group.
Our trip to hell – part 4 – From cruise ship to hospital
Part 4 of 'Our trip to hell'. I am not blaming either the ship or its owner, Carnival, but fact is that, while healthy at the start of our week cruising to and from the Mexican Riviera, and by the end I was taken to hospital - too ill to fly home. By ‘healthy’, I mean besides multiple sclerosis that I live with all the time. This time I was tired, weak, off my food, and had a serious cough and a bad case of diarrhoea (British spelling).
Coronavirus: Cruise ships in quarantine, symptoms, epidemic vs pandemic, vaccine research
One of the aspects of the coronavirus epidemic that has been latched onto by the Press is the fact that thousands of people are stranded aboard two quarantined cruise ships. As a cruise enthusiast, that piqued my interest. There are 3,711 passengers and crew on Diamond Princess anchored off the coast of Yokohama, near Tokyo, … Continue reading Coronavirus: Cruise ships in quarantine, symptoms, epidemic vs pandemic, vaccine research
Our trip to hell and back! Really? Back?
Hi everyone, sorry it has been so long since I last wrote but what started as a dream vacation two months ago, turned into a nightmare. A nightmare that has not yet finished. It will take me more than one post to let you know what happened. For now, I’ll just give you a brief … Continue reading Our trip to hell and back! Really? Back?