What is MS?
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive disease of the nervous system
The International Progressive MS Alliance works to speed up the development of treatment for progressive MS
World MS Day
World MS Day is the global campaign to raise awareness of MS, led by MSIF and its members
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Great Wall Marathon 2019
29th May 2019
New map changes understanding of immune cells in the brain
A new international study has mapped a type of immune cell, the microglia, in the human and mouse brain for the first time. Microglia are thought to play a role in the progression of MS. This research has changed the understanding of how these cells function, and has important implications for MS.
Early intensive treatment gives better outcomes
New study shows that early use of high efficacy treatment for MS improves long term disability outcomes, rather than starting on a moderately effective therapy and escalating to a stronger medication.