Category MS News

Work Experience at MSSA Inland

She rolls in all smiles, greeting everyone in the office, she embodies a saying she shares that “Being physically challenged is not who you are, it’s just how you get around. “ Since February 2017, Luleka Makuleni, 21 years old, has been a student working at Multiple Sclerosis South Africa (MSSA) Inland. Luleka is currently studying towards her Diploma in Business administration and has been placed at MSSA Inland as a student Administrator, through a partnership with Sparrow Schools.

Sadly in 2011, at the end of her grade 8 year, Luleka was in a terrible accident, she was in and out of hospital for over a year, which resulted in her having Physical challenges. Luleka doesn’t let her challenges hold her back, and faces everyday head on...

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First evidence of the body’s waste system…

By scanning the brains of healthy volunteers, researchers saw the first, long-sought evidence that our brains may drain some waste out through lymphatic vessels, the body’s sewer system. The results further suggest the vessels could act as a pipeline between the brain and the immune system.
Source: Science Daily

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Unique gene therapy prevents..

Multiple sclerosis can be inhibited or reversed using a novel gene therapy technique that stops the disease’s immune response in mouse models, researchers have found.
Source: Science Daily

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Behavioral approach reduces cognitive fatigue in MS

Multiple sclerosis researchers describe a new nonpharmacological approach to reducing cognitive fatigue in MS. Using functional neuroimaging, they showed the prospect of monetary reward stimulates the fronto-striatal network and reduces cognitive fatigue in MS and controls. This is the first study to demonstrate this effect in an MS population.
Source: Science Daily

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MSSA Inland 2017 AGM

Please click here if you will be attending

Click here to complete a proxy form if you cannot make the meeting

Formal Notice is hereby given that we will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Saturday 16th September 2017, at Roche Products offices at 24 Fricker Road, Illovo, Johannesburg, from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

Private secured parking is available, and wheelchair access is very easy to the meeting room on the ground floor. If you need a map or directions please let us know. Transport from the Rosebank Gautrain station can also be arranged, if you would like to use the Gautrain.

*Programme:*

*We promise to make the AGM a really interesting and informative affair – not just a boring old AGM*– Yes! we have to legally hold the AGM at this time of the year, but we promise to keep the formali...

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