17th November 2014

Underweight women on fingolimod at higher risk of lymphopenia

News

Underweight women and patients with low baseline lymphocyte counts should be monitored more closely

17th November 2014

Using spectroscopy to recognize secondary-progressive MS patients

News

A new way to predict the transition from relapsing-remitting to secondary-progressive MS

17th November 2014

Cognitive rehabilitation in MS

News

Computer-aided cognitive rehabilitation can slow down cognitive impairment in MS patients

17th November 2014

Avoiding post-partum MS worsening

News

French study supports the idea of avoiding delays after pregnancy before starting natalizumab therapy

17th November 2014

Trigeminal neuralgia and fampridine: further contraindication

News

Fampridine must be used with caution in people with a history of MS-related trigeminal neuralgia

17th November 2014

New treatment for fatigue

News

Researchers find that Alfacalcidol is a safe and effective treatment for fatigue

10th November 2014

Phase one of European Register for MS completed

News

The register aims to address the recognised lack of relevant MS data at European level

6th November 2014

Treat Me Right campaign changes UK guidelines

News

The UK MS Society’s campaign calls for the right treatment at the right time

6th November 2014

Middle East volunteers trained in MS counselling

News

Volunteers from MS organisations in Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan took part in a three-day training course

6th November 2014

2014 McDonald Fellowships announced

News

This year’s McDonald Fellowships went to researchers from Bangladesh, Hungary, Iran and Yemen

6th November 2014

More Du Pré Grants for 2014 announced

News

The second wave of 2014 grants includes scientists from Iran, Italy, Romania and Russia

28th October 2014

New type of interferon has fewer side effects

News

Pegylated interferon lasts longer, so needs to be taken less often, with fewer side effects

28th October 2014

Pros and cons of alemtuzumab

News

Alemtuzumab has been approved in Europe, Canada, Australia, and Latin America

28th October 2014

Better test for risk of PML infection in Natalizumab patients

News

The new test measures the risk of PML infection in people being treated with Natalizumab

23rd October 2014

New markers to stop inflammation in multiple sclerosis

News

An imbalance in the production of two molecules may play a role in MS inflammation

23rd October 2014

A diet with high salt intake can worsen MS course

News

Researchers found correlations between increased number of lesions in patients' brains and their level of salt intake

29th
Jun 2015
Monday

MS Frontiers 2015

Conferences

London, UK

29th
Jan 2015
Thursday

German Society for NeuroIntensive and Emergency Medicine and German Stroke Society AGM

Conferences Events

Berlin, Germany

26th
Nov 2014
Wednesday

LACTRIMS 2014: 8th Latin American Congress of Multiple Sclerosis

Conferences

Lima, Peru

20th September 2014

MS International Federation launches new website

News

The site includes a members' area and more content in Arabic and Spanish

19th September 2014

MS Society of India raises awareness in Surat

News

The Mumbai Chapter organised a programme of talks in Surat, Gujarat

19th September 2014

Swedish government to develop national guidelines

News

Neuroförbundets will take part in the national and regional hearings

12th September 2014

Alliance announces first round of grants

News

The Progressive MS Alliance has awarded its first round of 22 research grants to investigators in nine countries

11th June 2014

Amalia wins Evelyn Nicholson Award

News

Amalia cared for her husband, Ernesto Sepúlveda Morales, who had MS, throughout 40 years of marriage

16th May 2014

MS International Federation announces first wave of 2014 Du Pré Grants

News

The MS International Federation has announced its first six Du Pré Grants for 2014

6th February 2014

Hand in hand with people affected by MS

News

The Lebanese MS Friends Society is taking part in the MS International Federation’s country-focused programme

22nd January 2014

Stephen Hauser wins Charcot Award

News

Professor Hauser was selected by a panel drawn from our International medical and scientific board

8th January 2014

Chopsticks and capacity-building in Chengdu

News

Ceri Angood Napier, our director of programmes, sends this report from China

22nd November 2013

MS International Federation launches Arabic e-newsletter

News

Tawasol is our new e-newsletter for MS organisations in the Arabic-speaking region

5th November 2013

ARSEP joins MS International Federation

News

Fondation ARSEP has become MS International Federation’s second supporting organisation

2nd October 2013

New report shows MS more prevalent than previously thought

News

The Atlas of MS is the most extensive worldwide survey of the disease

5th July 2013

MS International Federation launches programme in the Arab region

News

Two-year country-focused capacity building programme in the Arab region

4th July 2013

Maurice Maso wins Evelyn Nicholson Award

News

This annual award recognises volunteer caregivers to people with MS

6th June 2013

Winner of 2013 James D Wolfensohn award announced

News

Svetlana V. Goronkova from Russia has won the 2013 James D. Wolfensohn Award

6th June 2013

Results of our cognition and MS survey

News

More than 4,600 people with MS took part in our survey in 2013

17th May 2013

Abdel visits the Lebanese MS Friends Society

News

Abdelfatah Ibrahim visited the Lebanese MS Friends Society (ALSEP) from 9 to 14 May 2013

26th March 2013

Study group reports on clinical trials in children with MS

News

IPMSSG is more than 150 academic physicians and researchers treating and/or studying MS in children

14th March 2013

Training MS organisations in the Arab region

News

We held a two-day training event in Dubai, UAE, in March 2013

7th March 2013

Progressive MS meeting in Milan

News

The first scientific meeting of the International Progressive MS Collaborative took place in Milan, Italy

13th January 2013

MSSI Chennai’s Ann Gonsalvez receives award

News

Ann was presented with the K. Venkatanarayana TANKER Foundation Awareness Award in Chennai on 25 January 2013

5th December 2012

International Day for Persons with Disabilities

News

Monday 2 December was the International Day for Persons with Disabilities

3rd December 2012

EMSP and RIMS social media conference

News

The conference was the first joint event for RIMS and EMSP

17th January 2012

Strengthening the MS movement in China

News

We aim to build a sustainable support structure in China

19th September 2011

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