Does meditation improve well-being?
16 May 2018
Italian researchers found that an online meditation course was an effective treatment to improve psychological well-being in the short term.
Siponimod slows down progression in secondary progressive MS
30 April 2018
Results of clinical trial suggest that siponimod slows down progression in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis - SPMS.
Stigma caused by MS contributes to depression
11 April 2018
Study finds people experiencing greater levels of stigma reported more symptoms of depression.
Disease modifying drugs - NHS England invites your views on a new algorithm
4 April 2018
A public consultation on guidance on the use of disease modifying drugs (DMDs) for people in England with relapsing MS is open until 5 May 2018
Stem cell study for people with highly active relapsing MS shows promising results
19 March 2018
Preliminary data from an international stem cell study for people with relapsing multiple sclerosis has reported that those having stem cell treatment had fewer relapses and improved disability levels.
Could textured insoles improve walking?
25 January 2018
The effect of textured insoles on balance and walking were analysed in this review.
More sprouts or another mince pie? Examining the link between a healthy diet and disability in MS
15 December 2017
Healthier diet and lifestyle was associated with lower levels of disability and symptom severity in a research study of nearly 7000 people with MS.
Evaluating a new test for hand and arm function
29 November 2017
This research evaluated a new cardboard version of the nine hole peg test for assessing hand and arm function.
Ibudilast - positive results presented at ECTRIMS 2017
31 October 2017
Ibudilast slowed down the loss of brain volume in primary and secondary progressive MS by almost one half compared to placebo according to results presented at ECTRIMS 2017.
Could computer games help with MS symptoms?
23 October 2017
Researchers evaluated the Nintendo Wii as a resource to help people with MS exercise more frequently.
Clemastine may promote remyelination of optic nerve
12 October 2017
Results of a small study suggest that clemastine, a drug used to treat allergies, may repair damage to myelin in the optic nerve of people with MS.
Do men and women experience ageing with MS differently?
5 October 2017
Researchers investigated gender differences in how older men and women experience ageing with MS.
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