Patient: Aoife Kirwan with her son, Adam, at last year’s MS Readathon. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

When Aoife Kirwan was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, four years ago, at the age of 23, she began to investigate treatments. She decided that Ty(...)

MS treatments have been developed which calm the underlying inflammation that causes the disease. Photograph: PA

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) are being denied access to life-changing treatments simply because of where they live, according to the MS Society(...)

Salmon: oily fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which are anti-inflammatory and important for the reconstruction of the damaged myelin sheath and cognitive function. Photograph: Thinkstock

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is mostly diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 40 years. It is three times more prevalent in women than in men. The cause is u(...)

The rising figures for black Caribbean MS in Britain sufferers poses issues about culturally sensitive care for the National Health Service. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Multiple sclerosis is most often found in northern Europe, north America, Australia and New Zealand, all populated by European colonists. In Br(...)