Awareness needed to drive toward world free of MS

Public awareness is of utmost importance in the fight against multiple sclerosis – in the main for two reasons that are, in my opinion, equally deserving of our attention. Greater understanding of the disease will, hopefully, have the twin effects of improving how people react to those of us living with it, and increase the … Continue reading Awareness needed to drive toward world free of MS

Healthy eating can improve MS symptoms, but societies won’t endorse any one diet

Multiple sclerosis organisations around the world back the idea that eating a healthy diet can help people with the disease. But they are refusing, correctly in my view, to get behind any one diet. A new study, published in Neurology, says that eating a healthy diet may be linked with reduced disability and fewer MS … Continue reading Healthy eating can improve MS symptoms, but societies won’t endorse any one diet

Nearly 1 million Americans have MS, not 400,000 as previously thought – NMSS Study

A new National MS Society (NMSS) prevalence study estimates that nearly 1 million people have multiple sclerosis in the USA. And that’s more than twice as many as previously thought. The new estimate is that 947,000 people have MS, compared with the long-accepted figure of 400,000. Study results were published as “The Prevalence of Multiple … Continue reading Nearly 1 million Americans have MS, not 400,000 as previously thought – NMSS Study