Phase II study of epilepsy drug shows promise in optic neuritis
27 January 2016
Results of a small study just published suggest that the epilepsy drug phenytoin may have a neuroprotective effect and could potentially be beneficial in people with MS.
Could omega-3 help treat depression in MS?
25 January 2016
A pilot study investigating omega-3 supplements as an add on treatment to medication for depression in people with MS.
Could stem cell therapy work for progressive MS?
20 January 2016
In short, yes it could. The recent Panorama programme focussed on people with relapsing MS, but many people are asking whether people with progressive MS could be helped too.
In this blog, Jane from the Information Team looks at some of the research so far, what’s...
Hormones and MS: the differences between men and women
12 January 2016
A review of the evidence for how gender and hormones can affect MS, including the changes that happen during pregnancy.
High doses of vitamin D may modify the immune system in MS
4 January 2016
This study shows high doses of vitamin D are safe for people with multiple sclerosis and may modify the immune system.
Small study shows high doses of vitamin D may modify the immune system in MS
31 December 2015
Results from a small study just published has demonstrated taking 10,000 IU of vitamin D appears to be safe for people with MS and could reduce the proportion of the immune cells that are thought to drive MS activity.
What MS symptoms affect work?
21 December 2015
What effect do disease modifying drugs have on disability progression?
14 December 2015
Reviewing the data to see if disease modifying drugs reduce disability progression in relapsing multiple sclerosis - MS Trust research update
Is stem cell therapy right for my MS?
2 December 2015
There is an increasing interest in stem cell therapy for multiple sclerosis. Perhaps you are debating whether it could be a treatment option for you either now or in the future?
In this blog, Jane from the...
Can memory aids help with memory problems in MS?
30 November 2015
Could vitamin D make disease modifying drugs more effective against MS?
24 November 2015
Investigating if higher vitamin D levels could help to reduce MS disease activity further in people also taking a DMD - MS Trust research update
Emotional changes in people with MS
16 November 2015
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