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27 August 2013

PBAC recommendations deliver promising news for people with MS

Multiple Sclerosis Australia (MSA) has welcomed the recent Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) recommendations of not one, but two oral multiple sclerosis (MS) medications.

1 August 2013

National MS Advocates Co-ordinator Robert Pask nominated as a finalist for the National Disability Awards

A big congratulations to our National MS Advocates Co-ordinator Robert Pask who has been nominated as a finalist in this year's National Disability Awards.

Robert has been recognised for his work in establishing the National MS Advocates Program and his commitment to supporting the needs...

26 April 2013

Landmark Melbourne Tower to Transform Lives For People With Disabilities

MS Australia - ACT/NSW/VIC and Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance (YPINH) today welcomed the Federal Government's commitment to the construction of a landmark new tower to be built in the heart of Melbourne's CBD.

When completed the 'Cairo' building will include 220...

13 September 2012

CEO/Implementation Executive Announced For MS Australia

The Board of MS Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of respected former MS Queensland CEO Trevor Farrell as the organisation’s Chief Executive Officer and Implementation Executive.

24 August 2012

Research Into Theories On Multiple Sclerosis

A segment on the ABC’s Catalyst program last night reported on several investigations into theories about the cause of multiple sclerosis (MS) and possible future treatments. The report particularly looked at the theories of Chlamydia Pneumonia (CP) and Chronic Cerebospinal Venous Insufficiency...

24 August 2012

Research Into Theories On Multiple Sclerosis

A segment on the ABC’s Catalyst program last night reported on several investigations into theories about the cause of multiple sclerosis (MS) and possible future treatments. The report particularly looked at the theories of Chlamydia Pneumonia (CP) and Chronic Cerebospinal Venous Insufficiency...

2 August 2012

MS Australia Welcomes Commencement Of Alfred Hospital CCSVI Trial

MS Australia is pleased to confirm that the Alfred Hospital trial assessing the efficacy of balloon angioplasty for CCSVI as a proposed method for treating the symptoms of MS will soon begin.

3 July 2012

Neurological Leaders Gather to Influence NDIS

A gathering of Australia's peak Neurological organisations has resolved to launch a campaign to ensure people living with progressive neurological diseases are not left out of the proposed National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

2 July 2012

Botox To Reduce Multiple Sclerosis Tremors

Leading researchers at The Royal Melbourne Hospital have used Botox to effectively treat tremor and shakes in the arms and hands of people with multiple sclerosis, a common MS symptom. The research will be published in the 3 July edition of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy...

6 June 2012

Professor William Carroll Receives Western Australian Of The Year Award

MS Australia would like to congratulate neurologist Professor William Carroll on being named the 2012 Western Australian of the Year in the field of Business and Professions.

25 May 2012

Kiss Goodbye To MS Sends Off The Opals

The national Kiss Goodbye to MS campaign will send off the Australian Women’s Basketball team to the Olympics in style on Monday at Parliament House.

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