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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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Nose2Brain project aims to develop better therapy for multiple sclerosis

Nose2Brain project aims to develop better therapy for multiple sclerosis

Medically active substances are normally distributed via the blood - either directly by injection into the bloodstream [Read More]

Simple eye test can diagnose early signs of glaucoma

Simple eye test can diagnose early signs of glaucoma

A SIMPLE eye test could help solve the biggest global cause of irreversible blindness, glaucoma. In clinical trials, [Read More]

Novel Protein Identified Inside Cells During MS Inflammation May Help Explain Nerve Damage

Novel Protein Identified Inside Cells During MS Inflammation May Help Explain Nerve Damage

/About-the-Society/News/Novel-Protein-Identified-Inside-Cells-During-MS-In [Read More]

Study provides preliminary evidence that Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut

Study provides preliminary evidence that Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut

Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain via the vagus nerve, according to a study published in [Read More]

Brain’s ability to rewire after injury can lead to long-term strains

Brain’s ability to rewire after injury can lead to long-term strains

Like air-traffic controllers scrambling to reconnect flights when a major hub goes down, the brain has a remarkable [Read More]