Overwhelming support for free MS stem cell therapy

An interesting question about whether people would choose to have stem cell transplants if they were free was met with overwhelming support in a multiple sclerosis group on Facebook just four days ago. But first, some caveats: there was nothing scientific about the sampling, it was 100% self-selecting; it was only a small group with … Continue reading Overwhelming support for free MS stem cell therapy

Long-term clinical trial Proves stem cell therapy that destroys immune system Does Stop MS

As regular readers of this blog will know, I also now write a column for MS News Today but, yesterday, I was asked to write a news story. You might be interested: Aggressive Stem Cell Therapy Stops MS Relapses, According to Long-term Clinical Trial JUNE 10, 2016  BY IAN FRANKS Stem cell treatment has been … Continue reading Long-term clinical trial Proves stem cell therapy that destroys immune system Does Stop MS

HSCT for MS from Russia with Love – Julia’s tale

  This is the story of Julia Summers, Facebook regular and now HSCT veteran   Something struck me, when reading Julia’s posts on Facebook that this was a determined woman, a loving wife, mother and a devoted dog lover.  Julia has Relapsing Remitting multiple sclerosis and had been keen on HSCT since first hearing about it in … Continue reading HSCT for MS from Russia with Love – Julia’s tale

Neurologists’ difficulty with HSCT for MS

Concerns are often expressed about difficulties in getting approval or agreement of neurologists for patients with multiple sclerosis to have Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT). Reports have been published via social media of neurologists telling people with MS that the treatment would not benefit them as they have the ‘wrong type’ of MS – … Continue reading Neurologists’ difficulty with HSCT for MS