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Multiple Sclerosis gym attracts interest from across Europe

A gym class for people with Multiple Sclerosis has proved so successful it has attracted interest from all around Europe.

The BS7 Gym in Horfield provides an alternative location to a hospital, and has been holding regular sessions for the past 18 months.

Ellie Barker went along to find out more.


Study into effect of cannabis on MS

Scientists at Plymouth University say cannabis has no effect in halting progressive multiple sclerosis. But they say it may have some benefit for people with less serious MS.

Experts studied 500 people with MS over an eight-year period. Some were given capsules containing the active ingredient in cannabis, while others were given placebos.

500 multiple sclerosis sufferers took part in the study Credit: ITV Westcountry