BMI, but not age at puberty, tied to risk of multiple sclerosis

MedicalXpress - 03-20

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Some studies have suggested that people who are younger when they enter puberty are more likely to later develop multiple sclerosis (MS). But a new study attributes that link to body mass index (BMI). The study is published in the March 20, 2019, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.