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MS in the media - 30 September 2016

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24 - 30 September 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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ECTRIMS review

A review of the recent ECTRIMS conference in London includes siponimod, lipoic acid, gut bacteria, fluoxetine failure, vitamin D and smoking, vitamin D and Rebif, biomarkers, home-based rehabilitation, fatigue, pain prevalence, fampridine, cognitive rehab, Arbaclofen for spasticity, Anti-LINGO, myelin repair in paediatric MS, exercise and myelin repair in mice

Source: National MS Society (USA)

MS Trust link: MS in the media - ECTRIMS 2016

Exercise and risk of MS

A US study, looking at data from more than 193,000 women who took part in a long-term study of nurses, found that levels of exercise and activity had no association with whether someone went on to develop MS or not.

Source: Medical News Today

MS Trust link: Exercises for people with MS

Copper and risk of MS

Research looking at the distribution of MS in Sardinia found that in areas with high levels of copper there was a higher risk of MS for women.

Source: MS News Today

MS Trust link: Prevalence and incidence of MS