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.
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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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
Roxy's journey to diagnosis
16/05/2022 - 00:00
Roxy talks about her MS journey and the importance of sharing her own experiences to ensure that others don’t face the same challenges when receiving a diagnosis.
Lis' MS journey: one woman and her bike
04/05/2022 - 00:00
In May 2022, Lis will be heading off on her 5,000 mile cycling challenge. She shares how the idea came about and discusses why the support of the MS Trust was invaluable following a multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
Personal experiences with covid medicines
04/05/2022 - 00:00
With confusion around eligibility and access to covid medicines, we heard personal experiences from our online community.
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