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Improving Cognitive Function in Multiple Sclerosis

Hi all,

The first part of our interview with Dr Leigh Charvet (Clinical Neuropsychologist, NYU Langone Comprehensive MS Care Center) has been uploaded. Impaired cognitive function is a common problem experienced by many people with MS and Dr Charvet has devoted her career to researching different ways that this can be improved. In Part 1, we discuss a number of research projects that she is currently involved in. You can watch via the link below ...
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Update on biotin clinical trials in MS

We have published a new summary to our website outlining the updated results of the biotin clinical trials in MS. These results were presented at the recent AAN conference in Vancouver.

http://www.mstranslate.com.au/biotin-ms ... ls-update/\

Additionally, I will be conducting an interview with the Chief Medical Officer involved in this study. If you have any questions that you would like me to ask during the interview, please feel free to ...
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Study claims yoga may help reduce multiple sclerosis symptom

Yoga and aquatic exercise may reduce certain symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) such as fatigue, depression and paraesthesia, a new study suggests...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Childhood Trauma

After reading ideas suggesting childhood trauma contributes to the development of MS, I'm curious to see how many of us qualify.

My mother died from cancer when I was 11. Anyone else fit in this unfortunate criteria?
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New injectable multiple sclerosis drug given go-ahead

A once-monthly injection for multiple sclerosis from Biogen and AbbVie has been recommended for approval by European regulators, paving the way for its launch in the coming months...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Gut bacteria affects myelin and ‘induces depression’ – study

Researchers at the Center of Excellence for Myelin Repair, a part of Mount Sinai, say gut bacteria produces compounds that have been seen to affect the myelin content in mice and cause social avoidance behaviours...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews


Report highlights ‘second class service’ for progressive MS

MS Trust report highlights ‘second class service’ for progressive MS patients

People with progressive MS make up around half of the UK’s 100,000 MS population, but according to a new report by the MS Trust growing pressures on NHS services mean they get much less support from specialist health professionals than people with the relapsing remitting form of the condition...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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New database for sharing MS trial data

A new database containing nearly 2,500 patient records from the placebo arms of nine multiple sclerosis (MS) clinical trials is now available for research by qualified investigators. ..Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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MS: A Functional Disorder

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: A FUNCTIONAL DISORDER

If I had known that Multiple Sclerosis is essentially a problem of fluid circulation (blood, cerebrospinal, lymphatic, glymphatic) through the central nervous system, I wouldn’t be handicapped today. Let’s not get complicated. In my case all I need is a massage and/or various fluid circulation therapies to stop attacks, NOT a surgical intervention such as angioplasty and certainly not a drug. In fact I now realize that I halted my ...
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Experts agree on vitamin D benefits

A discussion organised by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centres (CMSC) has considered the role of vitamin D in multiple sclerosis (MS)...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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