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Veterinary Nurse with MS loses case for more help

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Source ITV Meridian News:

Multiple Sclerosis is a condition that affects more than 1100,000 people in the UK but the MS Society claims that it's becoming more difficult for sufferers to claim disability benefit.

The charity is highlighting the case of a trainee veterinary nurse...

Urine infections in MS – an integrated approach to prevention & treatment.

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Source Miranda's MS Blog:

Miranda is an MS Specialist Nurse based in Bedford, she writes a blog to share things she has found good, useful or positive within the MS community.

Today is Festival of Sleep Day!

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Source MS Trust:

As today is Festival of Sleep Day, we're talking sleep and MS. Poor sleep is common in people with multiple sclerosis, with about 50% of people reported to experience some form of sleep disturbance.

The Search for a Miracle Cure - Channel 4, 23rd November at 10pm

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Source Radio Times:

Documentary following leading lawyer Mark Lewis, the man who fought the News of the World in the phone hacking scandal, as he joins a clinical trial that might offer a breakthrough cure for multiple sclerosis. He learned he had the condition at the age of 25 but his...

Ozanimod Superior to Avonex in Treating Relapsing MS in Phase 3 Trials, Celgene Reports

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Source Multiple Sclerosis News Today:

Celgene released the results of two Phase 3 trials showing that patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) who were treated with ozanimod had lower relapse rates and fewer MRI brain lesions compared to those given a current first-line therapy,...

Special Christmas Shopping Event in Reading

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Source Reading Borough Council

Once again, Reading Borough Council are hosting a Special Shopping Evening for older and those with disabilities.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

MS Society Research Talk 13th November

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Research Talk

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

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