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MS in the media - 28 July 2017

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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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Athlete with MS successful at Para Championship

At the World Para Athletics Championship in London, Kadeena Cox won bronze for 200m, gold for the 400m, and then silver in the 100m. Her preparations for the latter were hampered by being kept awake all night by MS related muscle spasms

Source: Guardian
Source: Daily Mail

MS Trust link: Grit and determination (Kadeena Cox talks to Open Door)

 

Cannabis as treatment of last resort

The MS Society has called for people with MS for whom existing medication for spasticity and pain has been ineffective to be allowed to use cannabis without threat of prosecution.

Source: Guardian
Source: Daily Mail

MS Trust link: Cannabis