Blog: MS news

Multiple sclerosis study reveals possible trigger

22 June 2017

Source Israel21c

Israeli scientists discover an abnormality in neurons’ protective membrane may enable the immune system to launch a mistaken attack.

Disability Driving Instructors

15 June 2017

Recommended by one of our members

We are an independent, not for profit Community Interest Company (CIC) set up in partnership with the Forum of Mobility Centres.

Why not try our Monday evening MS Yoga Class?

15 June 2017

Why not try our Monday evening MS Yoga Class?

Yoga is an ancient discipline bringing together physical, mental and spiritual practices. It is designed to relax your mind and strengthen your body.

Talk of a cure is premature

12 June 2017

Source MS Trust

A headline in the Daily Mirror makes claims for an experimental treatment that are not yet backed up by research.

How I learned to love my walking stick

7 June 2017

Source The Guardian

When Penny Anderson began using a stick, it made her feel vulnerable. But it taught her a lot about other people – and customising it made it her own.

Cognition and cognitive symptoms

7 June 2017

Source MS Trust

Do you struggle to find the right word at times? Or do you perhaps go into your kitchen to fetch something and don't remember what you were meant to get?

16,500 plus people sent a message to party leaders demanding they protect disability benefits.

6 June 2017

Source MS Society

16,500 plus people sent a message to party leaders demanding they protect disability benefits.

We're part of the Disability Benefits Consortium (DBC), a network of more than 80 disability charities and organisations. And today we came together with our communities to deliver an open letter to party leaders, urging them to make no more cuts to disability benefits in the next Parliament.

iStep-MS Trial

18 May 2017

I would like to invite you to take part in a research project being carried out at the Berkshire MS Therapy Centre: the iStep-MS trial. This project is being carried out to find out how physiotherapists can best help people with MS to increase the amount of physical activity they do in a safe and enjoyable way.

Multi-million pound trial to investigate if statins could become MS treatment

9 May 2017

Source MS Society

We’re proud to be co-funding the phase 3 trial to test if simvastatin could become a treatment for secondary progressive MS. This phase 3 trial will involve over 1000 people with secondary progressive MS.

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