Monthly Archives: July 2017

MS Society calls for cannabis legalisation

This week, the MS Society has called for the legalisation of cannabis for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. In their report ‘Cannabis and MS. The role of cannabis in treating MS symptoms’, the MS Society explores the benefits of cannabinoids to … Continue reading

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Jack Osbourne: “How I told my family about my diagnosis”

Jack Osborne, the reality TV star and son of rock legend, Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon Osbourne, celebrated his five year anniversary since being diagnosed with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) in April this year. Since his diagnosis he … Continue reading

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Have you used the MS-UK Helpline this year? Take our survey to win!

Hi everyone, We have just launched a new survey all about the MS-UK Helpline, and we’d love to know your opinions if you have used the helpline at all in 2017. We would like to know why you chose the … Continue reading

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Guest blog: MS and sugar

In her latest guest blog Chloe discusses the effects of sugar on multiple sclerosis and the work of Dr Terry Wahls… I’ve had MS for 16 years now and it’s taken all of those 16 years for me to realise … Continue reading

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MS-UK are charity partners for the Colchester Half Marathon!

Hi everyone, I am delighted to announce that MS-UK are charity partners for the Colchester Half Marathon in 2018 and 2019….delighted?,  not half! When we received the wonderful news from the Colchester Half Marathon race organisers that MS-UK had been … Continue reading

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Guest blog: MS Smart trial

In our latest guest blog Christian tell us about his experiences on the MS-SMART trial… It all began in 2015 when I saw the advert for the trial, I felt a little/lot hopeless with being secondary progressive and not taking any … Continue reading

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Last chance to take our supporter survey – and win!

Hello, Tomorrow is the last chance to complete our supporter survey! The survey asks about what you’ve done in the past to support MS-UK, and what you’d like to do in the future, so please do take a moment to … Continue reading

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