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MS in focus bladder and bowel

This issue of MS in focus is dedicated to elimination dysfunction; that is, bladder and bowel problems. Often these two topics are discussed together because the same MS lesions in the spinal cord can impair the transmission of messages that control both these functions.

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MSIF news | 17 July 2014

MSIF announces communication changes

MSIF has announced a series of changes to its communications and information, after the agreement by MSIF’s board of trustees of the organisation’s new communication and information strategy

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MSIF news | 08 January 2014

Chopsticks and capacity-building in China

Ceri Angood Napier, MSIF's director of programmes, reports from her visit to China in January 2014 with head of capacity building Zoe Burr. They went to meet organisations and people who can help achieve MSIF's goal to set up a local organisation to support people with MS in China.

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MSIF news | 08 January 2014

MS in focus 23 ready to download

International experts writing in this edition include Sally Shaw from Australia on who to trust online, the UK’s George Pepper writing on social media, and Lauren E Hansen from the USA on empowerment.

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MSIF news | 03 January 2014

Fifth edition of Arabic newsletter now out

The fifth issue of Tawasol, MSIF's e-newsletter for MS organisations in the Arabic-speaking region, is now available for download.

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MSIF news | 05 December 2013

Research information tops wish list in communications survey

The most-requested content on MSIF’s website includes research, treatment, care and support, according to MSIF’s latest global communications survey.

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MSIF news | 26 November 2013

Staff learn about progressive MS

Patrick Burke from Buckinghamshire in the UK spoke to MSIF staff in November about living with secondary progressive MS.

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MSIF news | 05 November 2013

ARSEP joins MSIF as a supporting organisation

The Fondation pour l’Aide à la Recherche sur la Sclérose En Plaques (Fondation ARSEP) has become MSIF’s second supporting organisation. By being a supporting organisation, Fondation ARSEP will be further integrated with the global MS movement.

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MSIF news | 22 October 2013

Professor Stephen Hauser receives Charcot Award

Professor Stephen L. Hauser, MD, received the 2013 Charcot Award at ECTRIMS for his pioneering studies in MS genetic susceptibility and role in translating immunologic findings into clinical trials.

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MSIF news | 22 October 2013

Recipients of research awards announced

Recipients of MSIF's Du Pré grants, McDonald fellowships and Young Investigators’ Award have been announced.

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MSIF news | 19 October 2013

MS World Conference

The MS World Conference took place in Berlin over the weekend to mark the German MS Society's 60th anniversary.

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