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Growing evidence to support use of stem cell transplantation

Monday, 6 November 2017, 2:59 pm | Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand

Following TVNZs Sunday programme last night on people with multiple sclerosis seeking stem cell transplantation overseas for their MS, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand (MSNZ) confirms its support for the use of this treatment within a clinical ... More >>

New research justifies increased access to restricted drug treatments

Monday, 28 August 2017, 2:18 pm | Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand (MSNZ) has met with senior executives of PHARMAC requesting a review of the current criteria for access to drugs that help to reduce the effects of multiple sclerosis (MS). More >>

Under-resourcing of neurology means NZ falls short on MS

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 1:58 pm | Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand

Drastic under-resourcing of DHB neurology services means NZ is falling well short of internationally-approved standards of care for people with multiple sclerosis More >>

Report identifies solutions to keep people with MS at work

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 11:59 am | Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand

Media Release: Global report identifies simple solutions to keep people with MS in the workplace More >>

Patron of the New Zealand Multiple Sclerosis Research Trust

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 12:01 pm | Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand

The New Zealand Multiple Sclerosis Research Trust (“NZMSRT”) today announces that Sir William Gallagher is to take up the position of Patron of the Trust. More >>

Keeping the foot on the pedal for Multiple Sclerosis

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 3:54 pm | Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand

Adam Muir is your average kiwi bloke, an upbeat family man, outgoing and mad about cars, muscle cars to be precise. However there is one little devil sitting on Adam’s shoulder, his constant companion, Multiple Sclerosis. More >>

From darkest moments to greatest. Life after diagnosis

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 3:53 pm | Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand

Multiple Sclerosis is often thought of as a woman’s disease. It is true that women are three times more likely to be diagnosed but the impact the condition can have on men can often be far greater. Jamie Martin of Auckland was 43 when he was diagnosed ... More >>

In Search of the Truth. The long road to diagnosis

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 3:49 pm | Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand

For many the story of how they were diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis is one that they will never forget. A large part of that is due to the often long process they go through, misdiagnosis, treatment of symptoms, repeated visits to health professionals ... More >>

Braving the open waters to change the perceptions of MS

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 4:50 pm | Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand

Braving the open waters to change the perceptions of MS Being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis was life changing for both Neil Barnett from Akaroa and Russell Watts, Taupo. However, on July 5 for four weeks both gentlemen will board and become part ... More >>

Painting The Town Orange For Multiple Sclerosis

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 3:26 pm | Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand

Over 1500 volunteers will be brightening up New Zealand’s streets with a splash of orange this Friday 5th New Zealanders are diagnosed with MS which is a chronic condition affecting the central nervous system. MS is one of the most common neurological ... More >>

MSNZ welcomes consultation period for Tysabri and Gilenya

Friday, 8 August 2014, 3:05 pm | Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand

MSNZ welcomes beginning of consultation period for Tysabri and Gilenya as proposed new first-line treatments for relapsing remitting forms of Multiple Sclerosis. More >>

 

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