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MS in the media - 5 January 2018

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30 December 2017 - 5 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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Handwriting affected by MS

A small study found that people with MS wrote more slowly and less smoothly than the control group. Reduced handwriting ability as associated with movement problems (ataxia) and cognitive symptoms.

Source: MS News Today

MS Trust link: MS research updates

Oral vs IV steroids for relapse

There no clinical differences between treatment with oral or intravenous steroids according to a review of five previous trials.  Treatment with tablets was often more convenient.

Source: Neurology Advisor

MS Trust link: Relapse