ECTRIMS 2015 round up
20 October 2015
Overview of some of the research highlights reported at the ECTRIMS 2015 conference in Barcelona.
Can the menopause affect MS?
13 October 2015
Study looking at how the menopause affects levels of disability in multiple sclerosis - MS Trust research update
A new focus on brain health
7 October 2015
Amy Bowen, our Director of Service Development, reports from ECTRIMS 2015 on what is widely expected to be the most significant MS conference for many years
Could intermittent steroid treatment help people with progressive MS?
6 October 2015
Investigating the effects of intermittent steroid treatment in people with primary and secondary progressive MS - MS Trust research update
What are the best ways to reduce flushing and gastrointestinal upset when using dimethyl fumarate (Tecfidera)?
27 April 2015
Lifestyle changes and medications to reduce flushing and gastrointestinal (GI) upset when using dimethyl fumarate Tecfidera.
Can personalised physical rehabilitation improve walking in people with MS?
24 March 2015
This study looked at people who had taken part in an intense three week rehabilitation programme specifically designed for people with MS.
Can looking after your heart also help your MS?
3 March 2015
Study looked at the effect of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking and being overweight on multiple sclerosis.
Can shift working put someone at increased risk of developing MS?
24 February 2015
Working shifts disrupts the body's internal clock and so has an impact on normal body functions. This study looked at the effect of shift work on the risk of developing MS.
How common are problems with swallowing in people with MS?
9 February 2015
A review of studies into swallowing problems in multiple sclerosis finds they are common but estimates vary.
Does tailored treatment help to improve cognitive symptoms?
2 February 2015
About half of all people with MS have problems at some time with aspects of thinking such as memory, concentration or problem solving.
Can the HPV vaccination cause MS?
12 January 2015
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine protects against cervical cancer. It was licensed for use in Europe in 2006. This study looked at information to see if developing MS was linked to the HPV vaccination.
Can people with MS be disease free in the long term?
5 January 2015
Using yearly tests to see if people with multiple sclerosis can have no evidence of disease activity/NEDA over a long period.
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