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MS in the media - 22 April 2016

16 - 22 April 2016

These are links to news stories from the last week that may be of interest to people in the UK. The link beneath each item will take you to the original story.

Please note that the MS Trust did not write the original items and does not endorse their content nor any claims made in them.

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AAN 2016

The 2016 meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) took place in Vancouver from 15 to 21 April.  Presentations included studies on drugs for relapsing remitting MS, research into ways to repait damaged nerves, experimental treatment for progressive forms of MS and investigations of risk factors for developing MS.

MS Trust link: AAN 2016

Sexual problems for men with MS

The founder of the sexual products retailer Jo Divine talks about sexual problems in men and approaches to how these can be managed

Source: Daily Express

MS Trust link: Sexual problems for men with MS
MS Trust link: Sexual problems for women with MS

Genome study launched

Cambridge University and Astra Zeneca are starting a project to collect DNA from two million people to develop more targeted new drugs.  MS is mentioned as one of the conditions that potentially might benefit.

Source: Daily Mail

MS Trust link: MS research updates