27 April - 3 May 2019
These are links to news stories about multiple sclerosis from the last week that may be of interest to people affected by MS in the UK. The link beneath each item will take you to the original story.
Please note that the MS Trust did not write the original items and does not endorse their content nor any claims made in them.
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MS raises risk of sexual problems in women
Women with MS are more likely to have sexual problems than those without the condition, according to Italian research. The study found that two in five (42%) women with MS reported issues compared to about one in six (16%) in women who don't have MS
Source: MS News Today
MS Trust link: Talking about sexual problems
Kesimpta (ofatumumab) approved for relapsing remitting MS in Scotland
12 Jul 2021 - 00:00
The MS Trust is delighted that Kesimpta (ofatumumab) has been approved by SMC for people with active relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis.
Stem cell transplants in the news
5 Jul 2021 - 00:00
Difficulties accessing NHS stem cell transplants (also known as HSCT or AHSCT) for multiple sclerosis were highlighted in national newspapers this weekend.
MS onset in childhood: do disease modifying drugs delay long term disability?
17 Jun 2021 - 00:00
Researchers have investigated how the risk of developing long term disability has changed over the last three decades for people whose MS begins in childhood.
With a little help from my furry friend
21 Jul 2021 - 00:00
Lisa, who was diagnosed with MS in 2008 tells us about how creativity and a little help from Spud the hamster helped her get through tougher times.
People with MS thoughts on freedom day
19 Jul 2021 - 00:00
From Monday the 19th of July, most covid restrictions have been lifted in England but what are people with MS really feeling about the so called "Freedom day"?
In this article we talk to some people with MS about their feelings, plus we cover what you can do if you are worried about the lifting of restrictions.
Just keep wheeling
14 Jul 2021 - 00:00
Emily, also known as The Wibbly Dinosaur, discusses her feelings on mobility aids and how using a wheelchair provides her with the freedom to continue doing the things she enjoys.
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