( Petition ) Add Multiple Sclerosis to the Medical Exemption list

April 17, 2018 admin 0

To obtain a Medical Exemption Certificate and get free NHS prescriptions a condition needs to be on the current Medical Exemption list. I feel this […]

MS nurses criticise ‘cumbersome’ disability benefits system

March 28, 2018 admin 0

MS nurses criticise ‘cumbersome’ disability benefits system Nurses have criticised the “cumbersome and bureaucratic” system for disability benefits amid warnings that patients with multiple sclerosis […]

MS stem cell treatment stabilises disease and reduced disability, trial shows

March 26, 2018 admin 0

Pioneering international research has found stem cell treatment in people with active multiple sclerosis stabilises the disease and improves disability. The first ever international large […]

New drug reduces progression of disability in multiple sclerosis

March 23, 2018 admin 0

A new drug is the first to slow the progression of disability in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis – a severe form of the disease for […]

Stem cell transplant ‘game changer’ for MS patients

March 18, 2018 admin 0

Doctors say a stem cell transplant could be a “game changer” for many patients with multiple sclerosis. Results from an international trial show that it […]

Lift drugs ban on MS patients who can no longer walk, say doctors

February 23, 2018 admin 0

Doctors treating people with multiple sclerosis are calling for the scrapping of rules that prevent them receiving life-changing drugs if they end up in a […]

Scientists come a step closer to a treatment for MS

February 23, 2018 admin 0

Scientists have raised hopes of curbing the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in humans after experiments on afflicted mice reduced inflammation. Cambridge University researchers reprogrammed […]

Cornwall Council to review £3,300 disabled parking bay charge

January 24, 2018 admin 0

A council says it will “urgently” review the amount it charges applicants for creating disabled bays outside their homes. A woman with multiple sclerosis from […]

Rituxan Outperforms A Half-Dozen Multiple Sclerosis Therapies In Study

January 9, 2018 admin 0

In a study of how people newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis fared on the first therapy they tried, a drug that isn’t even approved for […]

Woman with multiple sclerosis refused benefit payment

January 5, 2018 admin 0

A woman from Dorset who has multiple sclerosis says the way people are assessed for health-related benefits is unfair. Aliie Harpham was turned down for […]

Pub guard ‘stopped woman with MS using disabled toilet’

December 20, 2017 admin 0

A woman with multiple sclerosis says she was stopped from using a pub’s disabled toilet because she was told she “did not look disabled”. Perdi […]