Blog: May 2019

New fatigue guide from the MS International Federation

27 May 2019

The MS International Federation's (MSIF) International Resource Group, from MS Australia, MS Society UK and ARSEP Foundation resources have put together a new guide about MS fatigue.

MS fatigue is one of the most common MS symptoms and one of the hardest to manage.

MS fatigue is not only difficult to define but it is an invisible symptom (in other words, others can’t see it). This can make it difficult to understand or explain to others who may interpret it in the wrong way...

BMSTC AGM and Celebration Party!

20 May 2019

We will be celebrating 20 years of Bradbury House and 35 years as a charity at this year's AGM on Thursday 6th June from midday to 2.30pm. We are thrilled to announce our special guests will be Sir John Madejski and Debbie McGee.

Choose to donate to the Centre when buy from Invictus Active

16 May 2019

Invictus Active offers a range of products from fitness equipment to wheelchair accessories.

Good news! NICE approves Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) for primary progressive MS

10 May 2019

Source MS Trust: The MS Trust is delighted that Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) has been approved by NICE for NHS treatment of early, inflammatory primary progressive MS.

New guest WiFi network at BMSTC

9 May 2019

We have recently upgraded our wifi network at the Centre.

We both now have hope - MS sisters

9 May 2019

Source BBC: Sisters Zoe Bowman and Vikki Langford were both diagnosed with multiple sclerosis within weeks of each other.

Stem Cells in Mouse Hair Seen to Aid Growth of ‘Dense’ Myelin Sheaths Around Nerve Cells, Study Reports

2 May 2019

Source Multiple Sclerosis News Today: A subset of stem cells in hair follicles, called melanocytes, appear to do more than just give rise to mature melanocytes, cells that help to determine hair colour. Those melanocyte stem cells, or McSCs, that carry the CD34 protein were found in hair follicles from mice to differentiate into glial cells and support myelin production, a study reports.

"MS doesn't stop me, it just makes me do things a little differently"

2 May 2019

Source MS Trust: When Emma was diagnosed with MS aged 27, she admits it was a 'devastating' time. But, 10 years later, she is determined to focus on the positives. In this blog, Emma writes about her MS diagnosis, life as a farmer, and why she won't let MS beat her.