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Luis – My aHSCT Journey

June 8, 2022 | Life with MS, My Story

Hello, my name is Luis and I’m from Portugal. I am a 51 year old, drummer and I have MS. I’ve been active all my life on bikes, racing, gym, etc. On February 1, 2016, I woke up with a […]


Do you qualify for antiviral medication?

June 8, 2022 | Covid-19, Treatments

If you have tested positive for COVID-19 and your symptoms started in the past 5 days and you are on Fingolimod or Ocrelizumab for your MS, you may be eligible for antiviral medication to treat COVID-19. Your GP can prescribe […]


Proposal to fund treatment earlier for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis

May 30, 2022 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

We are excited to announce that following 7 years of relentless advocacy by Multiple Sclerosis NZ (MSNZ), Pharmac have opened the consultation process to increase earlier access to treatments for relapsing remitting MS. We now need YOUR HELP to get […]


Preclinical data support remyelinating potential of ABX-002

May 24, 2022 | Research

ABX-002, an experimental treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) being developed by Autobahn Therapeutics, promoted the restoration of the myelin sheath in preclinical models of the disease, new data show. The research, which specifically tested an analog of ABX-002 called LL-341070, will be presented […]


Is lack of access to pools a barrier to low-impact aquatic exercise?

May 24, 2022 | Uncategorised

Aquatic exercise is used less often by people with multiple sclerosis (MS) than land-based exercise, but it’s generally well liked by those who use it, a patient survey found. A lack of pool access and associated expenses remain significant barriers to aquatic […]