21-27 November 2020
These are links to recent news stories about multiple sclerosis that may be of interest to people affected by MS in the UK. The link beneath each item will take you to the original story.
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Depression affects ability to multitask
Benefits process in Scotland altered
Benefit claims in Scotland are being made less traumatic, the Scottish government has announced. Claims will mostly be assessed on information from the applications process including from health care providers. The process will not be run by a private contractor.
Source: Scottish Government
MS Trust link: Benefits
Cancer risks assessed for people with MS
People with MS have the same risk of breast and colorectal cancer as the general population, but have a higher risk of urinary cancer, according to a Canadian study. The risk of ovarian cancer was also higher in MS and cervical and uterine cancers lower
Source: MedPage Today
MS Trust link: Comorbidities
Martin Baum on MS awareness week 2021
15 Apr 2021 - 00:00
As we approach another MS awareness week after what has been a very different last 12 months, Martin Baum reflects on the impact the coronavirus lockdown has had on him.
Could you be an MSTV reporter?
1 Apr 2021 - 00:00
We are looking for young people with a connection to MS to join our team of MSTV reporters.
Streaming for the win
12 Mar 2021 - 00:00
Anthony Chapman is a musician who was diagnosed with MS a few years ago. In this article we find out how he started streaming his beat making on Twitch and why he is helping the MS Trust make a theme tune for our new podcast series.