Multiple Sclerosis (MS) diagnosis can now be done with a simple eye test medical experts say in the journal Neurology.Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is a scan that measures the thickness of the lining at the back of the eye – the retina. It takes a few minutes per eye and can be performed in a […]
Posted: January 9th, 2013 under Care Professionals, Doctors, Health Direct, Health Professionals, Uncategorized, Wellbeing.
Tags: Doctors, Health Direct, Health Professionals, MS, wellbeing
The Government’s drugs spending watchdog has decided that the first pill to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) is too costly to be prescribed on the NHS.The draft decision dashes the hopes of thousands of sufferers with the auto-immune disease who receive little benefit from current drugs. There was enormous excitement among Britain’s 100,000 MS sufferers in […]
Posted: August 11th, 2011 under Doctors, Drugs, Health, Health Websites, Healthcare, Multiple Sclerosis, NHS Cash Shortages, NICE, Preventable Crisis, Quangoes, red tape, Uncategorized.
Tags: drugs classification, Killer Quango, MS, nhs cash shortages, NHS charges, nhs cutbacks, NHS Deaths, NICE, NICE blight, Quangos, Risk of Drugs
The results of a Phase III trial have shown the ability of GW Pharmaceuticals’ cannabinoid based medicine Sativex to reduce severe spasticity associated with Multiple Sclerosis. According to the data, published in the European Journal of Neurology, about half of MS patients who had failed to respond to standard therapy experienced an improvement in spasticity […]
Posted: March 16th, 2011 under Doctors, Drugs, Multiple Sclerosis, postcode lottery, red tape, Risk of Drugs, Uncategorized.
Tags: cancer drugs, Cannabis, Doctors, drugs classification, MS, Multiple Sclerosis, postcode lottery, Risk of Drugs