Blog Articles, tagged with: Progressivems

I Have Fallen

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This week Mary Devereux talks about falling and how she is dealing with the impact of Primary Progressive MS on her life and the lives of her family members.  I have  fallen… I could fall up a stairs, down a stairs; going up a footpath and going down a footpath and often I have...

Published by Mary Devereux on Thursday May 09 2019 11:00 AM

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Special Edition of Multiple Sclerosis Journal

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Global experts publish recommendations for overcoming challenges to improve clinical trials in progressive MS A special issue of Multiple Sclerosis Journal, sponsored by the International Progressive MS Alliance, has been published, containing papers that review the challenges and the potential ...

Published by Multiple Sclerosis Journal on Friday October 20 2017 10:02 AM

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Statins

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Multi-million pound trial to investigate if statins could become MS treatment The MS Society UK are co-funding the phase 3 trial to test if simvastatin could become a treatment for secondary progressive MS. This phase 3 trial will involve over 1000 people with secondary progressive MS. It began...

Published by MS Society UK on Thursday May 11 2017 08:09 AM

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My MS Hope

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This week Willeke Van Eeckhoutte shares her MS 'Hopes' The day of your diagnosis will more than likely be burned on your brain, no matter how long ago it was. Later, the day you realise that the word MS didn’t even cross your lips in the last 24 hours, is worth an ovation.  Eventual...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday March 02 2017 11:03 AM

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Progressive MS Webinar

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Catch up now Recently the MS International Federation (MSIF) hosted a webinar on progressive MS. You can watch it here. The Progressive MS Alliance is working together to connect resources and experts around the world and drive a global research enterprise that will develop the solutions to end...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday December 01 2014 11:55 AM

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Statins May Slow Progressive MS

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Cholesterol-lowering tablets may slow brain shrinkage  Early trial results published in The Lancet medical journal show that statins, the inexpensive cholesterol-lowering tablets, may slow brain shrinkage in people with progressive MS. Currently there are no treatments that can stop MS from...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday April 03 2014 11:12 AM

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