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Will the lumbar puncture hurt?

Will the lumbar puncture hurt?

I have now had four lumbar punctures. A small sample of fluid is taken from the spinal cord to measure the activity of multiple sclerosis. Think lumbar puncture and my hair stands on end. The idea of a syringe going into my spine and thinking ‘will the lumbar puncture hurt?’ are two concepts I don’t like […]

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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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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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