Source Multiple Sclerosis News Today:
I had always envisioned that I would be an active and healthy grandparent when the time came — not one with a disability. I was diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) in the summer of 2010, which also happened to be the same year my first grandchild was born.
Source Queen Mary University of London:
A drug for multiple sclerosis (MS) has been granted a license by the European Commission, following evidence from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) that it improves patients’ quality of life and is safer than previously thought.
Source University of California San Francisco:
Researchers at UC San Francisco have identified specific gut microbes associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) in human patients, and show that these microbes take part in regulating immune responses in mouse models of the disease.
Source MS Society:
If you can't attend the Berkshire MS Therapy Centre for one of our exercise classes then the MS Society MS Active Together videos could be for you.
MS Active together is about helping you be more physically active. Everyone's MS is different, but exercise can help everyone – no matter how MS affects you.
Source MS Society:
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has licensed cladribine (also known as Mavenclad) to treat people with highly active relapsing MS.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) will now decide whether to make it available on the NHS in...
Source MS Trust:
The development of new drugs is a long and difficult process. Fewer than one or two compounds in 10,000 tested actually make it through to being licensed treatments with many being rejected on safety, efficacy or quality grounds.
A third of MS sufferers who previously received the highest rate of Disability Living Allowance have had their payments downgraded since 2013
Source Disability Horizons:
The Bimblers describe themselves as the UK’s most unlikely travel bloggers. Rob, together with his partner Bridget, travel in a wheelchair, reviewing access as they go. Driven by the mantra ‘access for all’ Rob has joined us to share his thoughts, observations and ideas to make travel easier for people of all abilities. This month he rounds up the best accessible beaches in the UK and where to hire beach wheelchairs from.