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Accessible beaches and beach wheelchairs around the UK

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Source Disability Horizons:

The Bimblers describe themselves as the UK’s most unlikely travel bloggers. Rob, together with his partner Bridget, travel in a wheelchair, reviewing access as they go. Driven by the mantra ‘access for all’ Rob has joined us to share his thoughts, observations and ideas to make travel easier for people of all abilities. This month he rounds up the best accessible beaches in the UK and where to hire beach wheelchairs from.

Pancreas Secretes Factor That Can Rejuvenate Damaged Neuron Coating, Mouse Study Reports

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Source Multiple Sclerosis News Today:

A substance that the pancreas secretes can promote the regeneration of the protective nerve-cell coating that is damaged in multiple sclerosis, a mouse study shows.

‘I approached my 50th birthday unable to balance or speak'

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Source Caroline Wyatt 25 AUGUST 2017 • 12:00PM The Telegraph:

I lay face down on a pedestrian crossing, knees bleeding where they’d hit the road. I couldn’t get back on my feet, even as the lights changed. It was May 2016 and I’d been on my way to meet friends when I fell without warning. The next day I woke too wobbly to walk, with double vision that took weeks to resolve.

Cladribine (Mavenclad) gets European licence for highly active relapsing MS

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Source MS Trust:

The European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorization for cladribine (Mavenclad)for the treatment of adults with highly active relapsing multiple sclerosis. This follows a recommendation from the European Medicines Agency in June that a licence should be granted.

MS Brain Health

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Source Shift-MS:

This short guide is a resource to help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) understand how they can keep their brains as healthy as possible and request the highest possible standard of care from healthcare professionals.

Common stomach bacteria can reduce MS symptoms in mice

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Source MS Society:

Researchers have found that common gut bacteria can suppress MS symptoms in mice.

Multiple sclerosis: Are we close to a cure?

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Source Medical News Today:

Just 20 years ago, there was little in the way of treatments for multiple sclerosis. But now, research has built momentum, and discoveries and potential treatments are always emerging. How far have we come in treating the symptoms of multiple sclerosis and how...

MS Society Helpline

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Source MS Society:

The MS Society Helpline is a free National Enquiry Service which provides support and information to all those affected by multiple sclerosis.

In this video, Helen, an MS Society Helpline Volunteer, tells her story of how the service has made a real difference...

CANCELLED: MS Society Research Talk 9th September 2017 at the Hilton Hotel Reading

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Please note this event has been cancelled.

How do you keep your brain fit when you have MS?

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Source MS Trust:

There is a lot of talk about brain health and how to keep your brain as healthy and fit as possible. But what does this really entail?

In this blog Helena from the MS Trust information and engagement team explores some ideas on how to improve your brain health...

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