Blog: MS news

Mental Health Awareness Week

14 May 2021

Source MS Trust: This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. The MS Trust is taking a look at how MS can affect our mental health as well as some positive steps you can take to help with your wellbeing.

Introducing Octopus – the world’s first multi-arm, multi-stage trial for MS

5 May 2021

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.

MS Society have launched their new forum

5 May 2021

Source MS Society: In April 2021 the MS Society launched their new, improved forum. Here's everything you need to know about the change.

Ofatumumab licensed for active relapsing-remitting MS in UK

9 April 2021

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.

Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine: Under 30 and live with someone with MS?

9 April 2021

Source MS Society: Following the recent announcement about the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine: The news might affect you if you're under 30 and you live with someone with MS.

UK to test existing drugs as treatment for MS in world-first trial

24 March 2021

Source The Guardian: Researchers will test several drugs at once to speed up identification of those that slow or reverse symptoms