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
Ponesimod (Ponvory) for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis rejected by NICE
13 Oct 2021 - 00:00
The MS Trust is very disappointed that NICE does not recommend ponesimod (Ponvory) as an NHS treatment in England and Wales.
Multiple sclerosis and disease modifying drugs, what are my options?
28 Sep 2021 - 00:00
We interview Dr Sharmilee Gnanapavan, a Consultant Neurologist at Bart's Health to get some answers on what's new in the world of disease modifying drugs and multiple sclerosis.
New report highlights barriers to accessing Sativex across the UK
18 Aug 2021 - 00:00
Fewer than 13% of people in England eligible for Sativex can access it, according to a new report published today. People living in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland also face difficulties.
Move it for MS Nick's story
7 Oct 2021 - 00:00
Nick, was diagnosed with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis at the start of the first lockdown. In this story we talk to him about how he coped with his diagnosis and how running helps him with his MS.
David's diary - Inclusion and diversity, where are we now?
6 Oct 2021 - 00:00
Just over a year ago we published a diary entry about Inclusivity and Diversity at the MS Trust. In this piece we take a look at what's changed since then and what we still need to do.
Flu season 2021
4 Oct 2021 - 00:00
This year is likely to involve a bigger flu vaccination programme in the UK, including for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), due to the circulation of Covid-19 at the same time. Here we discuss who's eligible for a flu jab on the NHS and how to get one.
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