What is MS?
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive disease of the nervous system, for which there is no cure at present
Telling people you have MS
If people understand MS, they are more likely to accept any adjustments or support you may need
There is no cure for MS, but people can find their own way to live with the disease and to try to live in a healthy way
MS Society of Canada / Société canadienne de la sclérose en plaques
The mission of the MS Society of Canada is to be a leader in finding a cure for multiple sclerosis and enabling people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life.Visit their website
Other MS organisations around the world
More than 90 organisations are affiliated to the MS International Federation – the only global network of MS organisations. Find an MS organisation.
7th Oct 2015
Biomarkers of inflammation in progressive MS
There is a need to identify direct biomarkers of inflammation within the central nervous system
A non-invasive method to identify MS progression
Researchers are looking for new biomarkers of disease, which could also recognise progression of MS in a reasonable time