Posts Categorized: Information

Temelimab: Early clinical trial suggests potential for remyelination

Results from an early-stage clinical trial suggest that temelimab may promote remyelination and prevent loss of nerve cells. Information from the MS Trust website:  “The study in brief Current disease modifying drugs can reduce damage to myelin but can’t stop it completely or repair damage that has already happened. Laboratory studies have indicated that a potential… Read more »

Are you doing Lateral Flow Tests?

We are all encouraged to get tested frequently because it helps detect the most infectious Covid-19 cases and helps stop the virus spreading. About 1 in 3 people with Covid-19 do not have symptoms but can still infect others. You can get free regular Covid tests if you do not have symptoms of Covid-19.  It’s… Read more »

‘Introducing, Selma Blair’

‘Introducing, Selma Blair’ documents Selma Blair’s journey getting HSCT treatment for her MS. In the UK, the documentary is available for streaming on Discovery+ from 21 October. In her documentary, Selma has HSCT for MS. Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation is an intense chemotherapy treatment for MS. It aims to stop the damage MS causes by wiping out and… Read more »

Enable Magazine: Introducing the November-December issue

Presenting Enable MagazineNovember-December issue The UK’s leading disability and lifestyle title Introducing the November-December issue of Enable Magazine.We’re so excited to share this issue with you and your network. We’re marking the lead up to Christmas by putting the spotlight on the Strictly glitter ball as we chat to actress Rose Ayling-Ellis, the show’s first ever deaf contestant. Winter brings… Read more »

MS Self Management Programme – starts 3rd November – Free places available to book now

Hope For The Community CIC are running a group peer self-management programme for people living with MS to improve their wellbeing.  The Programme was co-created with people living with MS, healthcare professionals and researchers at Coventry University to make sure it is rooted in science. The MS Self Management Programme is a digital programme and is starting on 3rd November… Read more »

New assisted travel lounge at Reading station officially opened

The assisted travel lounge at Reading station was formally opened at a special event Wednesday 29 September.  The travel lounge, which aims to provide a safe, calm and pleasant space for passengers with disabilities and reduced mobility to wait for their train, was officially opened at a special ribbon cutting event attended by representatives from… Read more »

Balance

The MS Society has been raising awareness of problems with balance and feeling dizzy which are common in MS. Like all MS symptoms, these issues affect people differently and vary from day to day. Find out more about MS and Balance on the MS Society website here: https://mssoc.uk/3EcmFla Did you know that both physiotherapy and… Read more »

Whisper TV is looking for homeowners who, due to life changing events, need to turn their homes into more practical and liveable spaces

We have been contacted by Carys Marchant from Whisper TV with a request:  I am a Casting Researcher at production company Whisper TV and we are currently casting a non-broadcast pilot for ITV looking for families who are about to start work on a project which involves them adapting their homes due to a change in… Read more »

Enable Magazine September-October issue

Presenting Enable MagazineSeptember-October issue The UK’s leading disability and lifestyle title Introducing the September-October issue of Enable magazine.We’re so excited to share this issue with you and your network. Documenting memories is an important step with many conditions. Find out how Janis Winehouse is fighting MS and preserving her daughter Amy’s legacy with a new documentary. As the world reopens the… Read more »