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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Schoolboy petitions MSPs over vitamin D link to MS

May 19, 2009

A Times investigation into the links between vitamin D deficiency and multiple sclerosis led a 14-year-old boy whose mother has the disease to petition Holyrood to provide a vitamin supplement to all children and pregnant women.

Ryan McLaughlin, from Glasgow, decided he had to do something after he read an exclusive report in The Times showing there was a direct interaction between vitamin D and a common genetic variant, which increased the possibility of MS being inherited.

His mother, Kirsten, 34, became ill with MS three years ago and earlier this year Ryan underwent tests after he showed symptoms of the disease.

His campaign, Shine on Scotland, has started an e-petition and has already won the backing of J.K. Rowling.

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1 comment:

Mike said...

here is another good source of good information on vitamin D
www.vitaminD3world.com The site also offers a good newsletter and has just started offering to supply their customers children with a free supply of vitamin D