Blog: MS news

Targeting Blood-clotting Protein Can Restore Brain’s Potential to Repair Myelin Layer, Study Shows

8 November 2017

Source Multiple Sclerosis News Today:

A blood-clotting protein called fibrinogen prevents myelin production and blocks the neuron remyelination repair process in mice, a study finds.

Cladribine: new oral treatment to be available for people with relapsing MS

8 November 2017

Source MS Society:

A new oral treatment for relapsing MS, called cladribine, will be made available on the NHS in England and Wales within the next three months.

Diagnostic Blood Test May Be Able to Distinguish Between RRMS and PPMS, Researchers Say

8 November 2017

Source Mutiple Sclerosis News Today:

In the future, a blood test may make diagnosing multiple sclerosis (MS) much easier, thanks to newly identified biomarker patterns that distinguish between MS patients and healthy people.

Positive results for clinical trial in progressive MS

31 October 2017

Source MS Society:

Researchers in the US have proclaimed their initial test of ibudilast for MS a success.

MS Society Research Talk 13th November

31 October 2017

Research Talk

Date: Monday 13th November 2017, Time: 10:30 - 13:30 Venue: The Salvation Army Hall Chalfont Close, Lower Earley, RG6 5HZ

Swiss Genomics Firm, Biogen and Microsoft Team Up to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

31 October 2017

Source Labiotech.eu

BC Platforms and Microsoft will be working with Biogen and the Accelerated Cure Project to study the genetics of multiple sclerosis and accelerate research.

A message from Trishna

17 October 2017

A message from Trishna

I've been asked to help source participants for a focus group that I'm attending to look at a new patient platform that has been developed to make the clinical trials process more patient-friendly.

Don't get caught out in a power cut - register with the free SSE Priority Service

6 October 2017

It doesn't matter who your electricity supplier is, if you are disabled you can register to receive the SSE Priority Service.

Need Financial Assistance@

5 October 2017

Source MS Society:

Need Financial Assistance? Who can help?

3D printing brain scans helps doctors with a tricky diagnosis

5 October 2017

Source Tech Crunch:

When there’s a problem in the brain, it pays to be precise — every millimeter counts with something like a tumor or blocked artery.

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