Charity AIMS to help MS patients to have HSCT

A new multiple sclerosis charity has appeared in the UK, inspired by one successful HSCT treatment, provided free of charge by the country’s National Health Service (NHS). It is the first charity dedicated to autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) for MS patients living in the UK. The treatment was given to James Coates two … Continue reading Charity AIMS to help MS patients to have HSCT

Conservative peer calls out McVey for lying to MPs about Motability

Current work and pensions secretary Esther McVey stands accused of lying to fellow MPs about the Motability disability car scheme. In parliamentary-speak, this is called 'misleading the house'. And the accusation comes from within her own party! Lord Sterling, who was a founder of Motability in 1977, told McVey in a letter that the “litany … Continue reading Conservative peer calls out McVey for lying to MPs about Motability

Steps to Overcoming MS but MS Society warns diet is unproven

Overcoming MS (OMS) is a popular, yet unproven, diet and lifestyle programme for people with MS. And in just under two weeks, on Sunday October 22, you can learn more about it at an OMS conference in Brighton, UK. Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis claims to promote the integration of diet and lifestyle changes into standard medical … Continue reading Steps to Overcoming MS but MS Society warns diet is unproven

Government figures prove UN’s human catastrophe verdict

Shocking new figures underline the facts behind a UN committee’s decision to describe UK welfare benefits as a human catastrophe. And the figures come from the government’s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Not that they were provided willingly. The MS Society forced them out by a freedom of information request. During the first three … Continue reading Government figures prove UN’s human catastrophe verdict