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MS in the media - 16 December 2016

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10 - 16 December 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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The year in research

A review of research in 2016 mentions stem cell therapy, siponimod, ocrelizumab, daclizumab, phenytoin, gut bacteria, clemastine, diet, virtual reality, exercise, sleep disturbance, genes, vitamin D, and body mass

Source: National MS Society (USA)

MS Trust link: MS research updates

Fatigue management

German researchers have developed an approach to fatigue management that involves screening for non MS causes of fatigue, a neurological examination including MRI, checking for depression or sleep disturbance, then treatment with medication or CBT

Source: MD Magazine

MS Trust link: Fatigue