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MS in the media - 30 September 2015

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

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Early treatment urged for relapsing MS

People with relapsing MS should receive disease modifying drugs as soon as possible rather than waiting to see how their symptoms develop, according to a consensus paper published by the MS charities.

Source: BBC
Source: BT 

MS Trust link: Getting the early treatment debate into perspective

Dalfampridine for vision

A study of dalfampridine for optic neuritis found it no better than placebo at improving visual function

Source: Medpage Today

MS Trust link: Optic neuritis

Living with MS

Two women from Belfast talk about the difficulty of living with MS and the attitude of other people to their symptoms

Source: Belfast Telegraph

MS Trust link: Personal stories of living with MS

Athlete with MS

Triathlete Trish Deykin, who has MS, has returned to sport with a 10K endurance swim

Source: Tavistock Today

MS Trust link: Fundraising for the MS Trust