Source MS Trust: Researchers wanted to find out if there are hidden patterns in MRI brain scans taken over time that would better identify biological differences in MS activity and detect progression earlier.
Source MS Society: We’re pleased to introduce Octopus - our revolutionary, multi-arm, multi-stage trial that will transform the way we test treatments for progressive MS.
Source MS Society: The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), and European Commission (EC) have licenced ofatumumab to treat adults with active relapsing MS.
Source The Guardian: Researchers will test several drugs at once to speed up identification of those that slow or reverse symptoms
Source MS Society: A new study has discovered a specific gene plays a major role in myelin repair becoming less effective as we age.
To stop MS from getting worse, we need to find ways to repair damaged myelin – the protective coating around nerves in our brains.
An interesting study on mindfulness-based interventions for mental well-being among people with multiple sclerosis.
The Brain and Spine Foundation and the Neurological Alliance have launched a new mobile app and website
Source MS Trust: One in six of us live with a neurological condition. Millions of individuals, stories and experiences cannot be ignored.
Neuro Life Now is a new organisation that wants to hear your experiences of treatment and care within the NHS or from other social care providers.
Professor Giovannoni from Barts has just released a really useful MS-specific vaccine Q&A. (Note: people should always follow the advice of their own consultant or medical professional)