Category Archives: Research

‘I’m f#*king well going to beat it!’

Media lawyer, Mark Lewis, shares his experience of living with MS in the Channel 4 documentary, ‘In search of a miracle cure’. He visits Jerusalem to receive experimental stem cell treatment as part of a trial that could alleviate his … Continue reading

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Channel 4 to air Britain’s top super lawyer Mark Lewis, taking part in MS stem cell trial

Mark Lewis is the famous lawyer who took down one of the world’s most powerful media moguls, Rupert Murdoch. The show, titled ‘The Search for a Miracle Cure’ is set to air on Thursday 23 November at 10pm. Filmed over … Continue reading

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MS in the news

Not everyone has time to visit the news section on the MS-UK website every day (its ok, we forgive you), so here’s a summary of some of the latest developments in MS.  I’ve got a gut feeling Recently there has … Continue reading

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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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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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Carer strain in Multiple Sclerosis: development of a new intervention

In this guest blog Kristy-Jane Martin gives details of a new study looking into the effects of caring for someone with MS. Research and clinical experience has shown that some carers of people with MS experience low mood and stress. Together, … Continue reading

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Research shout out

Augusta University are asking people affected by multiple sclerosis to complete a survey about emotional well-being. You can complete the survey online. Please note that this is an external survey.

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