Publications

To keep our Customers, supporters and the broader community informed about what we do, MSWA publishes a range of newsletters.

The Bulletin

Our quarterly magazine for people living with MS.

Vitality

A monthly e-newsletter covering the latest articles of research, medical advancements and general wellbeing for people living with MS.

Nerve Centre

A quarterly e-newsletter covering exciting news, our much-loved upcoming fundraising activities and how the ongoing support of the MSWA community benefits Western Australians living with a neurological condition.

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The Bulletin

Autumn 2020
A fresh look for NDIS support | We’re all in this together – a message from our CEO | Myth busting the stigma of attending counselling | Food matters
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Summer 2019
Butler now officially open | Money myths with the NDIS | Creativity flows in art group | Enjoying life
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Spring 2019
Understanding advance care planning | Kids learning about MS | MS no obstacle to achieving goals | Fundraising news
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Winter 2019
Research roundup | We know neuro | The circle of life | Healing power of music
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Vitality

May 2020
Learn about a protein found to be critical for the survival of precursor myelin producing cells in specific parts of the adult brain, how an antibody is reducing the appearance of brain lesions and risk of MS relapses, comparison of pain and fatigue in MS and Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum and why researchers have high hopes for Biotin Falter.
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April 2020
Learn from expert MS researchers, academic researchers and clinical neurologists about advice for people living with MS in the COVID-19 environment; how new research looks into the use of wearable sensors to compare gait stability and we look at why the immune system attacks itself.
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March 2020
Learn about the novel Coronavirus currently raising increasing concern internationally, how scientists are hopeful about repurposing an existing drug to treat MS and the link between the Epstein-Barr Virus (glandular fever) and MS. Also, find out how women in science are combatting gender equality.
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February 2020
Learn about symptom management and well-being in progressive MS, what determines conversion to secondary progressive MS and about a new treatment for relapsing remitting MS.
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December 2019
Read about the first ever secondary progressive MS treatment approved in Australia, a potential link between gut health and neurological conditions and hear from a woman living with MS about advances that have been made since her diagnosis three years ago.
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November 2019
Read about how developments in technology have opened up a number of possibilities for improving the efficiency of monitoring MS, how fat-related genetic changes are linked to MS progression and the link between lifestyle factors and depression outcomes for people living with MS.
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October 2019
Read about how DNA technologies are unlocking great insights into gut bacteria and gut health, how ‘neurological reserve’ can help delay the onset of MS symptoms and how damage to nerve cells begins to appear years before people living with MS notice symptoms.
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September 2019
Read about a first-of-its kind study to help patients with Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) taking place high above the earth; genetic changes related to fat levels in the blood that may contribute to disability progression and a project which looks at DNA changes in individual brain cells.
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August 2019
Read about the development of a breath test which may be used to detect MS, the link between viral infection, age and MS symptoms and what happens when nerve fibres are damaged.
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July 2019
Read about the secret agents in some MS treatments, local MSWA-funded research into the link between unprocessed red meat and reduced risk of MS, how living with MS as a child is linked to greater cognitive impairment in adulthood and learn about B-cell Depletion Therapy.
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June 2019
Read about the first disease-modifying treatment licensed and available for children with MS, latest research on brain matter, as well as how following a ketogenic diet can improve fatigue and depression.
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May 2019
Read about the latest research that’s working towards better understanding, and ultimately treating and solving progressive MS.
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April 2019
Read about the latest research on brain plasticity, treating MS in pregnancy, gut bacteria and MS, modifying therapies and taking treatments in a new direction.
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March 2019
Read about the latest evidence on diet and progression of MS, a guide for newly diagnosed, advice on Glatiramer Acetate treatment.
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February 2019
Read about the recent trials of MS treatments which have shown encouraging results as well as recent findings about a link between a widely used herbicide and MS.
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Nerve Centre

Summer 2020
MSWA is ready for a big 2020! We'll be offering more healthcare services, building new facilities in Shenton Park and Albany. New neurological research projects are under way and our brand new eye-catching campaign 'Fluoro for Neuro' launched in February.
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Spring 2019
Find out about our new Services Centre and Supported Accommodation facility in Butler, read the latest research updates, fundraiser story, a new sensational MSWA event and more.
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Winter 2019
Read about news this winter, how MSWA is helping people live beyond their neurological condition and find out more about the latest Mega Home Lottery and fundraising events.
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