Living at a higher latitude linked to earlier age of onset in MS

December 10, 2016

The ‘latitude effect’ for developing MS, has long been recognised for some time, where the latitude at which a person lives can influence their overall risk of developing MS. This effect is thought to be due to exposure to lower levels of vitamin D and sunlight, both known to be environmental risk factors of MS. To read more, click on the link below:


Article courtesy of MS Research Australia

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