A case-control study of risk factors for multiple sclerosis in Iran.

@article{Alonso2011ACS,
  title={A case-control study of risk factors for multiple sclerosis in Iran.},
  author={Alvaro Alonso and S. D. Noam Cook and A H Maghzi and Afshin A Divani},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={550-5}
}
BACKGROUND Numerous studies have assessed risk factors for multiple sclerosis (MS), although none have been conducted previously in Iran. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to study lifestyle and environmental risk factors of MS in the Iranian population. METHODS A case-control study, including 394 MS cases and 394 matched controls, was conducted in MS clinics in different Iranian cities. Information on lifestyles, environmental exposures, and past medical history was obtained from… CONTINUE READING

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