MS research

Design Contest for Helping People with MS.

Design Contest for Helping People with MS.

This is near and dear to ThermApparel's heart because of an opportunity like this the 2 co-founders were able to create the beginnings for the UnderCool Cooling Vest. We are spreading the word because good design does make a difference in the world. …

I have a prescription for a cooling vest from my doctor how do I know if my insurance will pay for it?

I have a prescription for a cooling vest from my doctor how do I know if my insurance will pay for it?

“II have a prescription for a cooling vest from my doctor how do I know if my insurance will pay for it?.”

Blogs we love: Health Central: Tips on How to Manage Your MS in Hot Weather

Blogs we love: Health Central: Tips on How to Manage Your MS in Hot Weather

People with MS may have difficulty regulating body temperature due to impaired neural control of autonomic and endocrine (hormonal) functions. This means …

Blogs we love: My MS Team: What Causes MS?

Blogs we love: My MS Team: What Causes MS?

The cause of multiple sclerosis is unknown. Scientists have proven that MS is autoimmune in origin – in other words, the damage in MS is caused by the body’s immune system attacking its own tissues...… 

Handicap Parking Guide According to Dave

Handicap Parking Guide According to Dave

If you haven’t read Dave Bexfield’s blog or been to his amazing

8 Key Questions About Multiple Sclerosis

8 Key Questions About Multiple Sclerosis

Learning the basics about multiple sclerosis is the first step toward living your best life with the condition.

Diet Tips for Managing MS Symptoms

Diet Tips for Managing MS Symptoms

Food is a big part of staying healthy for everybody, and in some cases, the right food and beverage picks can make managing multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms a little easier.

Registered dietitian nutritionist Mona Bostick, who blogs about living with multiple sclerosis at Food Matters 365, shares some tips on what to eat and drink.

Is There a Connection Between Fibromyalgia and MS?

Is There a Connection Between Fibromyalgia and MS?

ack in the early 1990s, my doctor suspected fibromyalgia as the culprit for my fatigue, aches, and pains. At the time, doctors diagnosed fibromyalgia by the use of tender points. Additional criteria have been added to diagnostic guidelines since then. But in those days, the doctor would assess a

STUDY: New UK guidelines for pregnancy in multiple sclerosis

STUDY: New UK guidelines for pregnancy in multiple sclerosis

MS is usually diagnosed between the ages of 20-40, the age at which many people will be thinking of starting or adding to their family. Getting advice on family planning, pregnancy and childbirth, particularly in relation to the disease modifying drugs, is going to be important.

STUDY: Sailing Sclerosis Oceans of Hope Journey.

STUDY: Sailing Sclerosis Oceans of Hope Journey.

The Sailing Sclerosis Foundation provided an opportunity for 94 individuals living with multiple sclerosis from 16 countries to challenge themselves by sailing aboard the Oceans of Hope yacht, as it circumnavigated the globe over a 17-month period in 2014 and 2015. We explored the psychosocial outcomes of this unique journey.

UnderCool Cooling Vest Now Available in Australia at RehaCare

UnderCool Cooling Vest Now Available in Australia at RehaCare

We are thrilled to announce that ThermApparel’s UnderCool Cooling Vests are now available for purchase in Australia just in time for hot summer days at RehCcare.

MS Research Translated: How to Reduce Fatigue During Exercise

MS Research Translated: How to Reduce Fatigue During Exercise

MS Research Translated is a series that strives to translate the latest MS research into plain English. We trudge through all of the scientific jargon so you don't have to!