Research

Blogs we love: Multiple Sclerosis News Today: Funding Supports MS Research on Epigenetics and Fatigue in Australia

Blogs we love: Multiple Sclerosis News Today: Funding Supports MS Research on Epigenetics and Fatigue in Australia

Epigenetics is a mechanism that controls genes and their activity without changing the actual DNA sequences (or gene codes). The process is important in the development of cells and organisms because it controls cell type-specific gene activities.

Benefits of cooling during exercise.

Benefits of cooling during exercise.

A new research study at Canada’s Memorial University shows reducing body temperature during physical exercise can help rewire the brain and improve motor control in patients with multiple sclerosis. If you don’t have the chance to be able to walk in a controlled situation like the study there are things you can do.

3 Tips For Reshaping PCM Cooling Packs

3 Tips For Reshaping PCM Cooling Packs

if your packs freeze in funny shapes and you want them flat don’t stress, it’s a quick easy fix.

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.

The Importance of Self-advocacy

The Importance of Self-advocacy

You have received a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS). You trust your doctor, or maybe you don’t. You have a bazillion questions about treatments, symptoms, accommodations, the future. What can you do to ensure you are getting the care you deserve?

STUDY: High-intensity interval exercise improves cognitive performance in MS

 STUDY: High-intensity interval exercise improves cognitive performance in MS

Aerobic exercise can improve cognitive performance 

Things I can do in a cooling vest. #NationalKiteFlyingDay

Things I can do in a cooling vest. #NationalKiteFlyingDay

Question. Whoa… Hang on a minute ThermApparel….. I thought you made cooling vests. What are you doing talking about National Kite Flying Day?

Answer. Yes, we make UnderCool… the best invisible cooling vest for people with heat sensitivity. …people with MS (multiple sclerosis). It’s the best personal cooling vest to wear under clothes.

We have received wonderful stories from our customers telling us Now I Can… do this, do that etc. YAHOO!! It’s fabulous to read those emails and hear their stores on the phone or face to face. Here at ThermApparel we want to celebrate cool things you can do with a UnderCool cooling vest. So, in honor of National Kite Flying Day get out there and fly a kite because Now You Can!

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!