Birth season may predict future risk of multiple sclerosis

11/14/2012 | HealthDay News

The risk of developing multiple sclerosis later in life was 5% higher among babies born in April, and 5% to 7% lower in those born between October and November, which are warmer, sunnier months, U.K. researchers reported in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. The study involving almost 152,000 MS patients in northern countries raises the question of whether vitamin D supplementation for pregnant women in some areas could help mitigate the risk of MS.

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