Tag Archives: Multiple Sclerosis

The government’s New Care Act will offer a new lifeline to those in need of support

Daniel Hoare lost his job five years ago after falling victim to Multiple Sclerosis – find out how the new Care Act will help him regain control of his life

The new rules will give Multiple Sclerosis sufferer Daniel Hoare control of his life again

Big data project to capture MS experience

Researchers will utilise big data analysis to track the lives of those living with multiple sclerosis (MS) in a project to improve the evaluation of treatments.

Researchers will utilise big data analysis to track the lives of those living with multiple sclerosis (MS) in a project to improve the evaluation of treatments.

Conducted by Imperial College London (ICL) and biopharmaceutical firm Biogen Idec, the OPTIMISE project will develop and deploy tools for collecting a wide range of data from people with MS in addition to routine clinical assessments over an initial three-year period.

JLS star Oritsé Williams tells the story of Britain’s Youngest Carers

Helping hand: Oritse Williams

When boy band JLS were propelled to stardom via The X Factor, founder member Oritsé Williams knew what he was going to spend his new found riches on… but it wasn’t just designer clothes and a flashy car.

Instead, he was relieved to know that he could finally afford to look after his mother Sonia, who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis.

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