Posts By: Sue

A week to go until the Milton Park Christmas market

Come along to the 2017 Christmas Market The annual Christmas Market is a week today. Join us and grab some last minute Christmas gifts and really get into the Christmas spirit! This year we will be joined by a variety of stall holders including: Ann Laing flowers, Well Preserved, Moreish Must Haves, Phoenix Trading, Blackberry… Read more »

Cannabinoid, Dronabinol, Seen as Long-term Treatment Option for Neuropathic Pain in Phase 3 Study

Source Multiple Sclerosis News Today: Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients being treated with dronabinol, a cannabinoid, do not show signs of drug abuse or dependency, leading researchers to conclude it has potential to be a long-term and safe treatment option for neuropathic pain. The issue of pain management, specifically central neuropathic pain (CNP), in patients with autoimmune disorders… Read more »

Ozanimod Superior to Avonex in Treating Relapsing MS in Phase 3 Trials, Celgene Reports

Source Multiple Sclerosis News Today:   Celgene released the results of two Phase 3 trials showing that patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) who were treated with ozanimod had lower relapse rates and fewer MRI brain lesions compared to those given a current first-line therapy, Avonex (interferon β-1a). These results will be used to support a request for ozanimod’s approval as an MS… Read more »

The MS Society explore 5 myths about cannabis and MS

Source MS Society: There’s mounting evidence to show that cannabis could help pain and muscle spasms for people with MS. But with tonnes of information swirling around the internet, it’s hard to be sure what’s true and what’s not. We dived into the details to bust 5 common myths about cannabis and MS: 1. ‘Cannabis for… Read more »

MS Aqua Classes Starting Again

 MS Aqua Classes are available at Richmond Village in Witney. The classes will be on Mondays from 11.30-12.30 and will be £10 per session. The dates for this year will be Monday 27th Nov, and then 4th, 11th, 18th December. If all goes well, I will then run sessions in 6 week blocks roughly in… Read more »

London Marathon Charity Place

We are delighted  Miles Jones, MEPC Development Manager is running for us in the London Marathon he is hoping to raise £1,500. Please click on link to donate:- http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundraiser-web/fundraiser/showFundraiserProfilePage.action?userUrl=MiltonPark  

Booking of appointments from 1st January

  From 1st January the Committee has decided the booking of all appointments shall be as follows: MS members can book up to 6 weeks in advance Non-ms members/carers can book up to 3 weeks in advance This will go some way to reinforcing that MS members take priority.