About: Multiple Sclerosis

Public-private partnerships point way forward for brain research

SPECIAL REPORT / Pharmaceutical companies hesitate before investing in brain research, as it is seen as an overly complex area, but a European Commission initiative is a step in the right direction, according to the European Brain Council (EBC).

Data shows treatment inequalities for EU’s multiple sclerosis patients

SPECIAL REPORT / Access to treatment and services varies remarkably for EU citizens diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, depending on which country they live in, according to a survey by the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform (EMSP).
In many ways, the economic crisis has shifted the gender balance in the labour market [Shutterstock]

Small workplace changes help people with multiple sclerosis keep their job

SPECIAL REPORT / While many people who suffer from multiple sclerosis are highly skilled, 50-60% can expect to be unemployed after receiving their diagnosis despite the fact that only little adaptation in the workplace is needed to keep them employed, experts say.
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Researchers look to improve understanding of complex brain

SPECIAL REPORT / Understanding the human brain could provide the foundation to explore new ways to treat and eventually prevent diseases such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease, according to the European Brain Council (EBC).