Blog: Mar 2018


27 March 2018

The Centre will be closed on Good Friday 30th March and Easter Monday 2nd April

Carers Lunch Club

27 March 2018

MS Carers Lunch Club - 12.00 to 2:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month We welcome anyone who cares for someone with MS, so why not try a session or two with us.

Caroline Wyatt - My quest to stop MS in its tracks

23 March 2018

Source BBC: A year on from gruelling stem cell treatment for her multiple sclerosis, BBC correspondent Caroline Wyatt reveals what effect the potentially life-changing "reboot" of her immune system has had on her life.

BMSTC Go Monte Carlo raises a massive £11,610!

23 March 2018

We are happy to announce our Go Monte Carlo fundraising total.....£11,610.14!!!

MS drug hope

23 March 2018

Source BBC: MS drug hope for secondary-progressive stage. A study of a new drug to treat advanced cases of multiple sclerosis suggests it may be possible to delay progression of the disease in the short term, although the effects were small.

Reading Half Marathon

23 March 2018

Samantha Harper: The Reading Half Marathon and the Green Park Challenge have been a highlight of our event calendar for many years.

Do you suffer with pain?

22 March 2018

If you suffer from pain why not give APS pain management a go?

Don’t worry if you have never heard of APS (Action Potential Simulation) as it is a relatively new treatment available to target pain. It is a safe, non-invasive treatment: four electrodes are placed at target areas as decided in your own personalised treatment plan devised by a physiotherapist. Find out more here.

HSCT works for people with relapsing MS who don't respond to existing DMTs

21 March 2018

Source BBC:

Doctors say a stem cell transplant could be a "game changer" for many patients with multiple sclerosis.

Research request from a psychology student

21 March 2018

A research request: I am a psychology student currently working on behalf of King's with Professor Rona Moss-Morris and neurologist Dr Victoria Williams on a large scale project looking at fatigue in MS.