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MS sufferer’s family forced to pay for operation in Egypt

MS sufferer’s family forced to pay for operation in Egypt

THE family of a woman who suffers with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) paid thousands of pounds for her to travel to Egypt for surgery because the “life-changing” treatment is not available on the NHS. Carole and Morgan Lloyd, from Carmarthenshire, said their daughter, Teresa, [Read More]

Patients seek support for new treatment

Patients seek support for new treatment

During a recent visit to a doctor, Vickie Butler was given some reassurance in her struggle to cope with multiple sclerosis. “‘Don’t worry,’ the doctor told me.’ We’ll have a cure for MS soon,'” she said. “But I don’t [Read More]

“We are sorry”

“We are sorry”

A member of the Alberta chapter of the MS Society of Canada is apologizing, saying the society should have been more supportive of the controversial CCSVI treatment. Speaking to CTV News at the society’s 30th annual awards banquet Saturday afternoon, an MS Society [Read More]

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Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

Around 2.5 million people are affected by the autoimmune disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS), the commonest central nervous [Read More]

Roche to present new OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) efficacy and safety data in relapsing and primary progressive forms of multiple sclerosis at ECTRIMS

Roche to present new OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) efficacy and safety data in relapsing and primary progressive forms of multiple sclerosis at ECTRIMS

Roche announced today that new data on OCREVUS ® (ocrelizumab) in people with relapsing and primary progressive forms [Read More]

All you need to know about dysesthesia

All you need to know about dysesthesia

Dysesthesia is a painful, itchy sensation, often associated with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learn more about the symptoms [Read More]

Medical News Today: All you need to know about dysesthesia

Medical News Today: All you need to know about dysesthesia

Dysesthesia is a painful, itchy sensation, often associated with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learn more about the symptoms [Read More]

MRI brain scans can reveal MS risk in children before clinical symptoms appear

MRI brain scans can reveal MS risk in children before clinical symptoms appear

By the time multiple sclerosis (MS) is diagnosed in children, it may be difficult to prevent the disabilities and [Read More]