Skip to main content

MS news

Our news web pages include ground-breaking multiple sclerosis news and research from around the world. 

These news stories are taken from external sources and as such, MS-UK does not verify, endorse or accept responsibility for their content.

Some of these pages have been written for medical professionals and this can be reflected in the complexity of language and content. If you have any issues relating to the topics here, please call the MS-UK Helpline on 0800 7830 518.


 

Researchers have discovered that glial cells can also participate in pain sensation and enhance it in several disorders, including multiple sclerosis.

The study, “Gliogenic LTP spreads...

Taking a high dose of vitamin D3 is safe for people with multiple sclerosis and may help regulate the body’s hyperactive immune response, according to a pilot study published in the medical...

People with late-onset multiple sclerosis tend to more rapidly rise in disability scores than younger patients with early onset MS, according to a study in MS patients in Kuwait that compared...

Researchers in Russia have found for the first time an association between variants in GAL, a gene that codes for the galanin protein, and multiple sclerosis. Importantly, they also found that...

Austerity policies introduced into welfare and social care by the UK government amount to “systematic violations” of the rights of people with disabilities, a UN inquiry has concluded.

It...

A large international study led by the University of Tasmania’s Menzies Institute for Medical Research has found that the age at which...

Changes in the composition of certain immune system cells may be associated with relapses in multiple sclerosis patients being treated with Gilenya (fingolimod), according to a study published in...

Posture control is a complex skill, requiring different areas of the nervous system to work well and to work together — but the damage caused by multiple sclerosis complicates such nervous system...

Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) over the right parietal cortex can help improve reaction times in visual vigilance tests but not subjective feelings of...

A study found that the cells responsible for the production of myelin selectively introduce a myelin-insulating layer in a particular set of neuronal axons in the brain’s white matter.

This...

Pages

Live Chat Software by Click4Assistance UK