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MS Mythbusters – Body mass index (BMI) is a flawed tool

Our series of MS Mythbusters aims to dispel some of the outdated, inaccurate or confusing information you may have heard or read.

On this episode, Associate Professor Yasmine Probst busts the myth that the body mass index (BMI) is a flawed tool and explains how it is the best tool currently available for measuring someone’s weight.

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Dr Burke’s Australia Day Honour puts multiple sclerosis in the spotlight

MS Australia congratulates Dr Therese Burke who has been honoured for her significant service to medicine, particularly multiple sclerosis research, and to nursing, by being made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in today’s 2023 Australia Day Honours List.
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Cladribine restricts immune cells from entering the brain

As well as depleting immune cells, new research shows cladribine (Mavenclad) may impede their movement into brain tissue, preventing further damage by multiple sclerosis.

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MS Mythbusters – Body mass index (BMI) is a flawed tool