Pip's Blog

Pip's Blog

Welcome to Pip's Blog, where our Centre Manager Pippa brings you up-to-date news from the Berkshire MS Therapy Centre and the MS community.

If you have any feedback or you would like to contact Pip email pippa@bmstc.org or call 0118 901 6000.

For older posts please visit http://pips-bmstc.blogspot.co.uk.

 

Targeting Blood-clotting Protein Can Restore Brain’s Potential to Repair Myelin Layer, Study Shows

8 November 2017

Source Multiple Sclerosis News Today:

A blood-clotting protein called fibrinogen prevents myelin production and blocks the neuron remyelination repair process in mice, a study finds.

Cladribine: new oral treatment to be available for people with relapsing MS

8 November 2017

Source MS Society:

A new oral treatment for relapsing MS, called cladribine, will be made available on the NHS in England and Wales within the next three months.

Diagnostic Blood Test May Be Able to Distinguish Between RRMS and PPMS, Researchers Say

8 November 2017

Source Mutiple Sclerosis News Today:

In the future, a blood test may make diagnosing multiple sclerosis (MS) much easier, thanks to newly identified biomarker patterns that distinguish between MS patients and healthy people.

Hoist for sale

6 November 2017

On behalf of one of our members - Guldmann motorised Hoist for sale, £300.

MS Society Research Talk 13th November

31 October 2017

Research Talk

Date: Monday 13th November 2017, Time: 10:30 - 13:30 Venue: The Salvation Army Hall Chalfont Close, Lower Earley, RG6 5HZ

Swiss Genomics Firm, Biogen and Microsoft Team Up to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

31 October 2017

Source Labiotech.eu

BC Platforms and Microsoft will be working with Biogen and the Accelerated Cure Project to study the genetics of multiple sclerosis and accelerate research.

Positive results for clinical trial in progressive MS

31 October 2017

Source MS Society:

Researchers in the US have proclaimed their initial test of ibudilast for MS a success.

Santa is coming! Join us at our Christmas Fair 18th November 2017 1 pm to 3.30 pm

31 October 2017

Santa is coming!

Join us for one of the highlights of the year, our Christmas Fair. Taking place at the Centre on Saturday 18th November there will be fun galore for the whole family with raffles, tombolas, cakes, crafts and much, much more...

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