Multiple sclerosis

Obesity increases MS risk and relapses in children

Obesity is associated with an increased rate of paediatric MS and more relapses on first-line treatment, research shows. And findings support other evidence that obesity doubles the MS risk in adult populations. A single-centre, retrospective German study of 453 paediatric patients with relapsing-remitting MS found 27.8% of the children were overweight or obese within six ...

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