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.

Supporting you

We’re here to support you, whether you are awaiting a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis or have been living with the condition for years. 

Find out more about the MS-UK Helpline

Find out more about our Choices booklets

Find out more about New Pathways magazine

 


A study from the University of Edinburgh has discovered a molecular target that can protect nerves from damage in multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice. Researchers have been working more than a decade to...
A patient advocate from Marlow, Buckinghamshire has made it to the finals of the international 9th Annual WEGO Health Awards for patient leaders. Trishna Bharadia has been shortlisted in the final...
A recent case report of a man who has both inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and multiple sclerosis (MS) has caused researchers to call for further investigation into the link between the two. The...
A new study has found that a combination of certain gut bacteria exacerbates the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice. Scientists already know that some gut bacteria can affect the symptoms of...
A new study on mice has found a drug called theophylline, which is used to treat respiratory diseases helps regenerate myelin. In multiple sclerosis (MS), the immune system attacks and damages the...
A new study has warned that obese children are more likely to get multiple sclerosis (MS) and one in ten cases are linked to being overweight as a child. Researchers at the Queen Mary University of...
The multiple sclerosis (MS) drug Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) may interfere with chicken pox immunity acquired from a vaccine, according to a new case study from Italy. Ocrevus suppresses the immune system’...
A compound found in cashew nuts shell called anacardic acid has been found to promote myelin repair and lessen neuronal damage and disability in a study on mice. A research team from Vanderbilt...
Further evidence that the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) may cause multiple sclerosis (MS) comes in the form of a new study from Germany in which all 901 early disease patients were carrying antibodies...
Data from France has shown that for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), high scores on the expanded disability severity scale (EDSS), age, and obesity were linked as risk factors to more severe...

Pages