Positive MS News: November 2014

Image of hopeAs an MSer, you always hope. Perhaps you dream big, and you wish for a cure. Or you pray for a new form of medication to tackle your most annoying symptoms. In my case, I literally ache for better trigeminal neuralgia treatment before having to resort to surgery to numb or destroy the trigeminal nerve in my face. I also hope that one day, my severe fatigue will be something of the past by having medication that will keep me alert, awake and active without having nasty side effects.

Hoping for a cure? Of course. I am realistic though, as it might not happen in my lifetime. Simply being part of the solution, is all I wish for right now. Whichever comes first, the 8,000 people with MS in Ireland, 100,000 in the UK, 400,000 in the US and many other people around the world are looking forward, and simply… hope.

The list with positive MS-related news is a tiny bit early this month, but a lot of good news has come our way already. The list will be updated near the end of November with more good news.

Research news

Clinical trials

Medical treatment news

Business news

General news

Also:

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2 thoughts on “Positive MS News: November 2014

  1. Hope springs eternal! It’s amazing how much progress is being made everyday in terms of research. This post reminds me of a very serious eye problem that my mother had pre-laser days and with laser all was resolved. It was like magic and gave her renewed vision for a further 30 years or so.

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