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MS in the media - 26 January 2018

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20 - 26 January 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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Sativex available in Jersey

Sativex was made available on the health service in Jersey for people with MS from 22 January. Guernsey is also considering whether to make the drug available

Source: ITV

MS Trust link: Sativex

Drug and herbal remedy interactions

A warning that interaction between herbal and conventional medication might reduce the efficacy of treatments.  Although MS is not mentioned, St John’s wort and ginkgo biloba are sometimes used to manage MS symptoms

Source: Guardian

MS Trust link: Complementary and alternative medicine

Urology clinic in Sheffield

A woman with MS from Barnsley praises the urology clinic at Sheffield. The service set up by an MS nurse to help people better manage their bladder and bowel symptoms.

Source: Sheffield Star
Source: Hospital Health Care

MS Trust link: Bladder and bowel problems in MS (video discussion)

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