We Need Your Help To Get Back To Research
At MS Research we remain a charity dedicated to furthering understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS) and developing better treatment through research and education.
Most of the research we fund is carried out in University or NHS Departments where the highest levels of expertise and state-of-the-art equipment are available. The COVID-19 pandemic has seriously affected all NHS and academic institutions across the UK.
This week sees the final stages of coming out of lockdown and shielding implemented. For anyone who has been shielding due to underlying health conditions this is a real challenge. Each individual needs to feel ready to face a world that has changed fundamentally. Making the decisions that are right for you, while trying to restore some semblance of normality is daunting.
Recent news that a commonly used and readily available steroid, dexamethasone, can be effective in helping to prevent deaths from serious cases of Covid-19 is exciting and very positive. It is not a cure, but it is an important development.