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Changing your outlook

Changing your outlook MS-UK Counsellor Leila Hancox on the thoughts and emotions someone with an MS diagnosis may have. Whether you have just been diagnosed or are going through a tough time with multiple sclerosis (MS), it can be hard to know how to deal with the emotional impact of
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Introducing the new MS and Work Peer Pod!

Introducing the new MS and Work Peer Pod! MS-UK is excited to introduce our brand new MS and Work Peer Pod to our peer support service. This is for those who are living with MS and still working, in whatever profession. Work-life balance is important for everyone and working with
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Restless Legs Awareness Day

Did you know almost a quarter of people with multiple sclerosis experience restless legs? What is that you may ask? Well, it’s a condition that occurs in people who do not have a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), but it may surprise you to know that almost a quarter of
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Even more evidence of and MS and EBV link revealed in T-cell discovery

Even more evidence of and MS and EBV link revealed in T-cell discoveryPublished: 15 September 2022 Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients have significantly higher levels of T-cells that are specifically created to recognise the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) compared with healthy people, a new study has found. This discovery adds further evidence
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Healthworkz hit their target for MS-UK

Healthworkz hit their target for MS-UK Fundraiser of the month This summer, the team at Healthworkz Neuro Fitness and Movement Therapy Studio took on MS-UK’s virtual event My MS Marathon. HealthWorkz is a privately run exercise studio, specially equipped to support people living with long-term neurological conditions, such as multiple
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Eye drug shown to prompt myelin repair in mouse model

Eye drug shown to prompt myelin repair in mouse modelPublished: 02 September 2022 A new study found that medrysone, an anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid used to treat various eye conditions including allergic conjunctivitis, improved myelin repair in mice with multiple sclerosis (MS). Previous research has suggested the drug activates oligodendrocytes, which are
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The specific exercise therapy for MS that outperforms others

The specific exercise therapy for MS that outperforms others Published: 31 August 2022 A new review of published studies has found aquatic exercise therapy has great benefits for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), including improving balance and easing fatigue, all without side effects. Aquatic therapy is exercise that’s done standing
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Another study finds virus may be trigger for multiple sclerosis

Another study finds virus may be trigger for multiple sclerosisPublished: 30 August 2022 Another link between the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and multiple sclerosis (MS) has been found in a recent study from Germany. Researchers found that people who had infectious mononucleosis had a higher incidence of MS in the ten
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Hiprex for MS bladder infections

Hiprex for MS bladder infections Ian Cook investigates more evidence that Hiprex works for bladder infections Anyone with multiple sclerosis (MS) prone to recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) knows well the misery they cause as well as the difficulty of getting rid of them for good. As a long-term self-catheteriser
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MS drug shown to promote remyelination in mouse study

MS drug shown to promote remyelination in mouse studyPublished: 23 August 2022 Spasticity medication Baclofen promoted the repair of myelin in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found. Most treatments for MS focus on controlling the immune system to help prevent relapses, but repairing myelin
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