A new study from the University of Edinburgh shows myelin-making cells have different characteristics depending on where they are in the body. This could explain why myelin repair is so variable, even within one person.
Several previous studies suggested experiencing depression when you have MS could be linked to increased disability later on. But a new paper from the UK MS Register hasn’t found any evidence to support that.
A recent clinical trial, called the VIDAMS trial, tested whether high dose vitamin D could help treat people with relapsing remitting MS. In a paper published last week, results showed no effect of the supplement on relapses or new lesions on an MRI scan.
We’re excited to announce the new clinical trial we're funding, Octopus, has started recruitment at its first hospital site in London. This means the first few people with primary and secondary progressive MS have begun taking part.
We’re really excited a single is being released to raise money and awareness for us and Overcoming MS. It’s been created by the classical music composer, Fabio D’Andrea. The music video that goes with it stars our supporter, the Game of Thrones actress, Rose Leslie.