Blog: Jul 2019

Atlantic Discovery Talk

30 July 2019

Atlantic Discovery came to tell the story of their adventures - watch it now!

Research request from Kings College London

30 July 2019

Source Kings College London: "I am a third-year psychology student at King’s College London, currently assisting a PhD student, Jowinn Chew (cc'd in this email), on her research supervised by Dr Colette Hirsch and Prof Rona Moss-Morris from the Health Psychology Department. The research is focusing on identifying the cognitive mechanisms which underpin and maintain anxiety surrounding illness uncertainty within MS.

New Pilates class for people with MS in Wokingham

30 July 2019

Pilates Plans: Alison Newton, MS MS Specialist Occupational Therapist, is hoping to start up a Pilates class for people in the Wokingham area with early stages of MS. (likely to be either Westmead Day Centre in Wokingham or Shinfield community centre.)

No Yoga until Monday 19th August

30 July 2019

Uddhava is taking a break from his classes

There will be no yoga at the Centre for the next 2 weeks. Classes resume as usual on Monday 19th August. For more information about our yoga classes click here.

Early MS scans 'can predict long-term prognosis'

30 July 2019

Source BBC: Scans carried out when someone is first diagnosed with multiple sclerosis can predict their long-term prognosis, research has shown.

MS: Drugs trial hope for multiple sclerosis patients

30 July 2019

Source BBC: Welsh patients are taking part in a drugs trial aimed at slowing late-stage multiple sclerosis progression.

EMA warns that Gilenya must not be taken during pregnancy.

30 July 2019

Source MS Trust: The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended that Gilenya (fingolimod) must not be taken by pregnant women or women of childbearing age who are not using effective contraception.

This Friday 2nd August - Art Therapy at BMSTC 10.00am - 11.30am

29 July 2019

If you would be interested in attending our regular Art Therapy session at the Centre, on the first Friday of the month 10.00am to 11.30am, please email Pippa to book your place.

Making the most of appointments

23 July 2019

Source MS Trust: Appointments with your MS team are key to managing your MS well. They are opportunities to ask questions and discuss treatment options. The time available is limited, so we have some suggestions on how you can make the most of your appointments.

Walking for Health - Walking with health conditions

23 July 2019

Source Walking for Health: If you have problems with your health, or if you've had them in the past, it can be hard to stay active. But walking could make all the difference.

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