Author Topic: Study suggests ultraviolet light exposure before age 40 affects MS risk  (Read 54 times)

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This idea is by no means new, but a study suggests that


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There is epidemiological evidence suggesting that low exposure to ambient UVR [ultraviolet radiation] during early life may be associated with MS and earlier symptom onset.




 Abstract, "Lifetime exposure to ultraviolet radiation and the risk of MS in the US Radiologic Technologists Cohort Study," PubMed, June 22, 2018:




http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1352458518783343?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori%3Arid%3Acrossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3Dpubmed&


An article about this study appears in Multiple Sclerosis News Today (July 2):


https://multiplesclerosisnewstoday.com/2018/07/02/greater-exposure-to-sun-ultraviolet-radiation-can-lower-risk-of-multiple-sclerosis-study-suggests/?utm_source=Multiple+Sclerosis&utm_campaign=4ae71757a1-RSS_US_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b5fb7a3dae-4ae71757a1-71286581
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