MS Research and Help

Many of the research articles are technical and not easy to read. I have just selected accessible informatkon.

Also included is information on what help is available to people who suffer from MS.

7th Multiple Sclerosis Research Day

7th Multiple Sclerosis Research Day

This was the 7th Multiple Sclerosis Research day. The idea was originally started by Professor Giovannoni in 2009. Initially other academics and experts in the field of multiple sclerosis attended and very few sufferers. 7th Multiple Sclerosis Research Day This has now changed completely. The day is organised for sufferers and their carers. The day […]

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MIS416 A New Drug For Secondary Progressive MS

MIS416 A New Drug For Secondary Progressive MS

MIS416 a new drug for Secondary Progressive MS. It stimulates a range of responses in the immune system and it is being tested to find out if it is an effective treatment for SPMS. The drug is based on teenage acne bacteria; it can fill an adolescent with anxiety over a face full of blemishes. MIS416 is […]

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Diagnosis, what next?

Diagnosis, what next?

You have been diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS), this happened to me in 1995. How many of you have been offered a disease modifying therapy (DMT) and when were you diagnosed? You try disguising a fall When I was diagnosed with MS I was not offered any treatment because none was available. I […]

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MS Clinics, reducing missed appointments

MS Clinics, reducing missed appointments

South Devon Health Care tested a scheme at Newton Abbot Community Hospital for multiple sclerosis patients. Normally the patients would have to attend a clinic at Torbay hospital, approximately 10 miles away.  The trial scheme to give people with MS access to services at Newton Abbot Community Hospital  has resulted in fewer missed appointments. Specialist […]

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Multiple Sclerosis is a Form of Dementia?

Multiple Sclerosis is a Form of Dementia?

Professor Giavannoni has put the cat amongst the pigeons by saying that MS is a form of dementia. The definition of dementia is Dementia is a loss of mental ability severe enough to interfere with normal activities of daily living, lasting more than six months, not present since birth, and not associated with a loss […]

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4th Multiple Sclerosis Research Day

4th Multiple Sclerosis Research Day

On Saturday Feb 2nd Barby and I went up to London to attend the 4th Multiple Sclerosis Research Day. It was held the Church House Conference Centre next to Westminster Abbey. This is an annual event and it gives people an opportunity to find out about the latest research into multiple sclerosis. Naturally the disabled […]

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MS Chilterns move into new building

MS Chilterns move into new building

There is a wonderful MS therapy centre at Halton, Bucks. The previous MS therapy Centre was tucked away amongst houses for service men and their families next to RAF Halton. The building looks dilapidated, it was built out of pre-cast concrete slabs, single story and it has a flat roof. From the outside it looks […]

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