Posts Categorized: Information

Clocks spring forward this weekend

Don’t forget the clocks spring forward an hour this weekend on Sunday 27 March.  The bad news is we lose an hour of sleep but we do get more daylight (and hopefully sunshine) going forward. 

Enable Magazine: Introducing the March/April issue

Presenting Enable MagazineMarch-April issue The UK’s leading disability and lifestyle title Introducing the March-April issue of Enable Magazine.We’re so excited to share this issue with you and your network. Inside this issue, artist and now Enable cover star Sophie Morgan gives us a unique insight into the process of writing her new memoir: Driving Forwards. We learn how carers can… Read more »

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 »