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MS patients: could cocoa make them 'full of beans' again?

It's estimated that around 100,000 people in the UK suffer from Multiple Sclerosis.

It's a complex degenerative neurological condition, with each person experiencing the disease differently.

Common symptoms include pins and needles, pain and fatigue.

Now a new study from Oxford Brookes University suggests that drinking rich cocoa could be a weapon against the fatigue associated with MS.

Researchers are keen to stress it's early days. But are they are excited over the long-term prospects of finding something which could help those with MS to manage their symptoms. Cary Johnston reports.