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Vitamin D in food call to combat Scots MS

20 December 2011 Last updated at 14:28 GMT

A University of Oxford professor has said rates of multiple sclerosis are so dire in Scotland essential foodstuffs should be fortified with vitamin D.

Prof George Ebers has said the Scottish government is now leaving itself open to legal action from people who go on to develop MS in future because the link between the condition and vitamin D deficiency is so strong.