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MS Get a Head Start – Online Research Study

June 4, 2024 | Research, Study, Survey, Trials

MS Get a Head Start are looking for people living with multiple sclerosis to take part in a 6-week online exercise and education programme, as part of a research study with AUT. The good news is that you can complete […]

Study: CFS biomarkers at the time of diagnosis may aid in MS prognosis

May 22, 2024 | News, Research, Study

Certain biomarkers in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) — the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord — around the time of a multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis may help predict the time to reaching certain disability milestones among people with a relapsing-remitting (RRMS) disease course, […]

Could a Simple Blood Test Predict MS

May 22, 2024 | News, Research, Study

In this article published by MS Australia, their research on antibodies shows promise that perhaps a simple blood test could predict MS one day. Using a large US biobank, blood from people with MS was screened before and after MS […]

Survey to Understand the Importance of Being Actively Involved in Research

August 14, 2023 | Research

The International Progressive MS Alliance, in collaboration with MS organisations across the world, is conducting a global survey to find out how people affected by MS feel about being involved in research – including being an author of scientific publications. Are […]

Life expectancy for people with MS significantly improved

March 30, 2023 | Life with MS, Study

Dr Ruth Leadbetter (NZBRI), Dr Deborah Mason (NZBRI) and co-authors have published a study on multiple sclerosis mortality in New Zealand in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. They studied the life expectancy and risk of dying in New […]