Healthy Evidence

Misleading headlines - "Breakthrough cure" for MS

New results from stem cell transplantation research in mice have been published today, leading to misleading articles in a number of newspapers about what this could mean for people with MS.

"Could stem cells help people paralysed by MS? Scientists reveal they are 'astonished' by landmark study" - Daily Mail

"Mice crippled with MS are made to walk again with breakthrough cure" - Independent

We're really concerned about the overselling of these results and we've written a blog post to try to bring some balance to the press coverage.

Have a look at our news story about the new research