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The MS research that's offering me hope

8 October 2019

Source BBC: "I don't like to think of the future. It's such a big question mark. I just keep living in the present."Source BBC: "I don't like to think of the future. It's such a big question mark. I just keep living in the present."

How the sunflower lanyard helped me travel with invisible symptoms

3 October 2019

Source MS Society: I find travelling stressful. Having to deal with invisible symptoms from MS has made it harder. I worry about being judged by other people if I need assistance when I may look fine.

Everyone's MS is different

3 October 2019

Source MS Trust: What's causing my symptoms?

Action potential simulation (APS) therapy

24 September 2019

Source MS Trust: Action potential simulation is a complementary therapy which some people use as a treatment for pain in MS. It’s available at some MS Therapy Centres in the UK. (Note we provide this at the Berkshire MS Therapy Centre for more info on our service click here .)

How does APS therapy work?

Action potential is the term used to describe the moment when signals – tiny bursts of electricity – are transmitted along your nerves, sending...

European Committee for Treatment and Research In Multiple Sclerosis 2019

23 September 2019

Source MS Trust: The ECTRIMS (European Committee for Treatment and Research In Multiple Sclerosis) is the largest annual international conference devoted to basic and clinical research in multiple sclerosis. The 2019 meeting took place in Stockholm from 11 to 13 September.

NICE rejects Sativex in draft guidance on cannabis-based medicinal products

15 August 2019

Source MS Trust: Draft guidance published today on August 8 does not recommend Sativex as a treatment for MS spasticity because it is not a cost-effective treatment.

The MS Trust have launched a new pack to help teachers and pupils raise awareness of MS and dispel some common myths and misunderstandings

15 August 2019

Source MS Trust: MS Trust supporter Jenna Chudasama teaches at a secondary school in Leicester and recently used the pack to deliver an assembly to students about her own MS experience. “I hope that I inspired others to live their life to the full, no matter what challenges they are faced with,” Jenna tells us.

Grant from MS Society, Parkinson’s UK to Establish Digital Brain Bank

15 August 2019

Source Parkinson's News Today: The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson’s Tissue Bank at Imperial College London, is the largest repository of brain and spinal cord tissue samples in Europe.

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