Managing MS in hot weather

 Heat is a well-known trigger of MS symptoms. How can people living with MS cope better during heatwaves? 

With the UK-wide lack of air conditioning in homes, recent warm weather may have left many of us feeling tired and uncomfortable. However, for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS), heatwaves can trigger symptoms and in rare cases even bring on a relapse.  

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The Charcot Award is Given to Professor Alan Thompson

The Charcot* award is given once every 2 years for outstanding lifetime research into  multiple sclerosis. We are delighted to learn that the International Federation for MS  (IFMS) has awarded the 2021 Charcot prize to Professor Alan Thompson who holds the Garfield Weston Chair of Neurology and Neurorehabilitation at University College London (UCL).

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Caution Around Vaccination Passport Services.

A recent scam pretending to be from the NHS, which is no longer in circultion, offered to provide a so called “covid passport” for those wishing to travel abroad. The service was offered at a price (“for administration”) the only point of which is to obtain personal financial details. Luckily, it was taken down rapidly, but others may pop up so please be aware.

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