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MS in the Media - 1 June 2018

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26 May - 1 June 2018

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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HPV vaccine not linked to MS

The risk of getting MS or another autoimmune condition was no greater in girls who had been vaccinated against HPV (human papillomavirus) than in the general population, a Canadian study has found

Source: Globe & Mail

MS Trust link: Vaccination and immunisation

Risk factors for transition to SPMS

A study looked at risk factors for MS moving from being relapsing to progressive.  Older age at onset, higher number of lesions and the degree of early nerve damage all suggested earlier transition.

Source: MS News Today

MS Trust link: Secondary progressive MS